Throwback to the 90’s Challenge Matches

Vince Blog, Current, Off The Mats, Self Preservation

Gracie Challenge Almost without exception the Gracie Challenge videos that shocked, inspired and motivated us to pursue learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (the old school generation among us) was highlighted by the fact that in almost all the challenge matches strikes and kicks were thrown. Granted that the environment was ideal for a one-on-one “duel” and there were safety considerations that …


Benchmark and Performance Goals

Vince Blog, Goal Setting Tools, Monkey Jits, Self Preservation

A recent interaction with one of my newer clients left me wondering about whether they set impossibly high standards for themselves, knowing that it could be easier to claim failure to achieve their goal(s) as it was so difficult to attain or if they even set them at all. It really is a very personal and I believe, a vital step to maximise …