Private lessons are the absolute best way to improve your game...period! When I first started training, I added 2 private sessions per week to my training routine and it made a massive difference! In fact, I was able to get my blue belt in under 8 months (I competed about twice a month too)! Here … Continue reading Private Lessons
I just added my match against Dan Doerner from the 8 man pro invite division at the Extreme Grappling Open on August 9th, 2008. Check it out on my Competition Video page! And, if you haven't already signed up for my blog make sure you do! You'll get email notifications every time I make new … Continue reading My Dan Doerner match!
This past weekend I had the opportunity to compete against an incredible athlete, brown belt Jon Meyer. At 190 lbs, Meyer's defeated some great fellow competitors out there. I must admit, I was a little nervous to give up that much weight (I weigh 160 lbs), but, it ended up working to my advantage--I won … Continue reading Jon Meyer brown belt match at the OGC
If you haven't already heard, 4th St Live will, for the first time, host live MMA fights right in the heart of downtown Louisville, KY. This means big things for MMA in Louisville! Bellator (the event host) is quickly becoming one of the biggest names in MMA. This event is sure to take the Mixed … Continue reading MMA Fights on 4th ST Live June 24th!!!
Nothing is more frustrating then hitting a "wall" in your training. The sad realty in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is that most people quit long before they ever earn their very first belt promotion! And, the stats for drop outs are even more staggering after the blue belt level! Why is that? I think there are several … Continue reading Getting past your training “walls.”
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I finally got my brown belt from Shawn Hammonds Sunday April 25th. It was an incredibly emotional belt test for me. For those of you that aren't familiar with BJJ belt testing, allow me to fill you in. First, you have to demonstrate your ability to defeat most of the competitors at your current belt … Continue reading Brown Belt