Efficiency Is Simple

I remind students all the time to do what is easy.  Don’t pick a complex technique when a simpler one will work. Don’t go for grip switching when you have something you can do as well that uses current grips.  Don’t move your body while you have side control if you can attack using just […]


I see Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a challenge.  I challenge myself to pursue perfecting my expression of the art, and I challenge others in their pursuit.  It isn’t an aggressive challenge.  It’s more like adversity that is designed to make you better, like lifting weights or studying for a big test.  Every time I train, I […]