Archive for November, 2010

To My Good Friend Miles Vigil


I don’t know what caused you to take your life.  I don’t understand the pain you must have been feeling that left you without hope.  Oh, Miles how I wish I could have lent you some hope.  I accounted you a friend and brother in Jiu-Jitsu.  I am greaved that I didn’t communicate that more strongly.  Maybe then you would have realized that no matter how dark the night… Continue reading | 6 Comments

“I See Flying Triangles” or is that “I See Arm Bars”

Panda’s Roll Too

When you can go to the zoo and watch a set of Pandas play and see (or think you see) techniques happening, that is when you have been doing to much BJJ.

I know that Jungle BJJ is just doing this for fun.  But come on now haven’t… Continue reading | 4 Comments

Hone Your Best Weapon For the Kill

Master Behring talked about “honing your best weapon” in his seminar.  He also said you should “look for ways to get your best weapon”. 

I know the weapon of choice for my friend Justin at West Side.  It is the baseball choke.  I heard him mention the other day that he didn’t want to be a one choke wonder.  He expressed the thought he needs to… Continue reading | 6 Comments

Answers to Questions Submission Master Grappling Dummy

Jon left me this comment.  I’ll thought it merited a post as the questions he asks are excellent.


I hope you don’t mind me asking you a few questions about the Submission Master Grappling Dummy. First of all I have a lot of questions about this equipment. It would help if a sporting store carried one of these so I could go and physically try one out before I… Continue reading | 2 Comments