True to form, and the reason for the title of this blog, what I am interested in trying and interested in writing about changes with great frequency. Believe it or not, this blog is much more linear than my daily life, at least in terms of what catches my attention and causes me to want … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Jiu jitsu
Jiu Jitsu- good for more than choking the crap out of folks!
Getting back on the mat is challenging. I have forgotten a lot since I last spent time rolling with people, and the stuff I do remember is not exactly Kosher to pull in a traditional BJJ school. I first learned some Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in self defense training, and while I don’t remember how to … Continue reading
I am thinking about tribalism again, and in the very overblown way we are seeing it play out in our culture right now. I don’t really want to pick apart what I see happening politically and in our wider cultural war unfolding, but it has been on my mind, and any other thoughts I find … Continue reading
A false equivilancy
Here you go: soaking in cold water is just like jiu jitsu! Well, that’s not precisely what the term false equivalency indicates, but it has been tossed around in the media and Fbook so much recently I thought I would give one a try. My experiences with these two forms of training do, however, hold similarities. Many of … Continue reading