Archive for January 2014

Can we learn to be resilient?

Can we learn to be resilient?
“The world breaks everyone and afterwards, many are strong at the broken places.”  Ernest Hemingway We have all felt that at some point in our life we have been broken.  Whether it was an emotional, physical or mental state of deterioration.  Many things can lead to the status many refer to as, ‘falling to pieces.’  ... Read more »

Avoid shoulder injuries in 2014 from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Avoid shoulder injuries in 2014 from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Are you addicted to ground training?  If the mat is your second home, invest 3-5 minutes on each training day to properly prepping your shoulder joints.  Kimuras, omoplatas and Americanas are unavoidable when practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Even if you have respectful training partners, the shoulder can be susceptible to so many different types of... Read more »