A fascinating podcast train ride … Tim Farriss Podcast with Josh Waitzkin


I have been Tim Farriss' fan since I've read his book "Four Hour Workweek." I came about his podcast few weeks ago and added it to my list. Today i decided to listed to the Second episode of the podcast with Josh Waitzkin. Main reason I chose this episode is that I know Josh as... Continue Reading →

Brown Belt promotion … Another step in my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey


On January 10th 2014 I was honored to be promoted to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt by the legend himself Marcelo "Marcelinho" Garcia at Marcelo Garcia Academy NYC http://instagram.com/p/jAzh7HsV7Z/ I am incredibly lucky to have an opportunity to train at MG Academy NYC  and learn BJJ from the worlds best  instructors and competitors. The skill and level... Continue Reading →

Universal Misunderstandings Of Jiu Jitsu by Ryron Gracie … reposted from http://bjjvideovault.com/


An interesting perspective on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training and approach http://bjjvideovault.com/universal-misunderstandings-of-jiu-jitsu/ Personally, I agree with Ryron. Original idea of BJJ was exactly what he is talking about... survival. However, with a IBJJF tournament approach, it is hard to practice it to full extend. Never the less, some of it can be applied in a tournament.... Continue Reading →

Hound Roll #9


Flow drills are an excellent tool. With IBJJF NY Open right around the corner, we were drilling flowing transitions from takedown/pulling guard to guard pass to submission. It is an excellent drill to o through steps of familiar techniques and connecting various steps of the progression. It was interesting to observe the comfort levels of... Continue Reading →

Hound Roll #9


Great training today. I really feel like I am starting to adapt to The schools style and have been effectively able to implement X guard techniques. 🙂

Hound Roll #8… don’t forget the basics


Don't forget the basics... As we continue training and are exposed to more and more techniques, we tend to forget the basics. I caught myself forgetting one of the most basic submissions in BJJ. The cross lapel choke. I was reminded of it by a friend and a BJJ Black Belt, who pointed out to... Continue Reading →

THOUGHTS ON CONDITIONING FOR GRAPPLING COMPETITION PART 2


Re-blogged from SCRAMBLE In part one I went over, common issues I see with conditioning for grappling sports and application of TUF methods. This one will focus on planning your conditioning approach and how to effectively work in an “inseason” between tournaments to maintain conditioning. This is more or less a lose collection of thoughts and approaches... Continue Reading →

Hound Roll #7


Fun of rolling with opponents of same level ... you might establish a position but submissions is hard to achieve. When opponents are of similar skill, they both posses the knowledge of the submissions and defence, thus it makes it more fun to be able to surprise or impose your will and submission on the... Continue Reading →

THOUGHTS ON CONDITIONING FOR GRAPPLING COMPETITION


Reposted from SCRAMBLE http://www.scramblestuff.com/thoughts-on-conditioning-for-grappling-competition/ Great article and supports a lot of methodology I've been using in my training. Circuits designed to match competition match times and combination of floor and standing exercise. Overall great article!!! THOUGHTS ON CONDITIONING FOR GRAPPLING COMPETITION BY WILLIAM WAYLAND ~ posted March 4th, 2013 Common mistakes, Misconceptions and Using Technique... Continue Reading →

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