Tag Archives: Competition

Self-Awareness On The Mats

“Getting to know yourself is the key. Getting to know who you really are and how you really feel about what you’re doing.” Victor Estima, World No-Gi Champion 2011 Mental aspects…

A Chat With Roger Gracie Black Belt, Oliver Geddes

Oliver Geddes is an international competitor most known for not only being a black belt and instructor under Roger Gracie, but also an avid couch surfing competition enthusiast. He recently…

Lloyd Irvin Speaks for Change in IBJJF Referee Network

Today Lloyd Irvin Jr. posted on his facebook page about the presence of bias in referees at IBJJF events. Lloyd Irvin competed along with many of his students at the…

Emilio’s Podcast: Women in BJJ

Part 1: Ellie Flor + Erin Herle Part 2: Samantha Rider + Kristina Barlaan Download both here! Click here to subscribe! Emilio: This episode is unlike anything I have done…

Our Mistakes Are Only Our Own

When I was 13, Mister Rogers died. I didn’t really know much about him but apparently his neighborhood was so cool he had his own show. And so everyone was…