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Erik Paulson

Erik Paulson is an amazing person and martial artist.  He was training with Rorion in 1986,  a World Shooto Champion, Jeet Kune Do Instructor under Dan Inosanto, and Rigan Machado Black Belt.  He is an mma coach for Josh Barnett and Brock Lesnar. For anyone who has been in Jiu-Jitsu for more than a few [...]

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Abundance and Scarcity in BJJ

My early years in Jiu-Jitsu were rough in many ways!  One of my negative experiences was learning a different way to do a guard pass.  One day I was doing the pass where you slide one arm in between their legs and you leave one arm in between their legs.  I had learned this pass [...]

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How To Not Quit Jiu-Jitsu (part 2)

continued from part 1… I have been training martial arts since 1987.  It is not a long time, but one of the things I am most proud of is that I have never quit.  The only time I have taken off was due to injury.  One thing I can honestly say is that at least [...]

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Why Meditate?

Meditation is one of the most powerful tools for improving your martial arts abilities and your life.  Here’s how it will help your Jiu-Jitsu:   Share and Enjoy:

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The 5 Factors In Who Wins A Match

A  few black belt friends of mine talk very highly of conditioning.  When they talk about getting better, they often talk about getting in better shape.  In this post I am respectfully disagreeing with them! Share and Enjoy:

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