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You don’t get the gold without the Dragon

Having the time to reflect during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic home confinement, and like millions of others in a similar situation worldwide, I have been browsing YouTube channels and using this opportunity to improve myself or to learn something new, yet I find my thoughts returning to the same or similar theme of thinking with the choice of …

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And the Responsibility goes to…

Of course I’m discussing the topic of learning and absorption here; for all the fitness and martial arts program that we lead and provide.There isn’t much use or purpose if we keep providing instruction, information, ways to improve yourself, if: you adopt an un-coachable mindset resist change afraid of experiencing errors afraid of accepting your shortcomings : regarding them as …

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Is there another way?

A recent private training session with one of my mature (read: older) Jiu Jitsu members, we discussed the need to change how we trained we are both past 50 years old. Not only do we have to physically adopt more defensive postures during our sparring sessions but what I feel is missing is how we (older grapplers) also adapt our …