Let’s talk control…

The other day I was talking with a friend of mine who used to do MMA. He hasn’t trained, nor fought for about five years now. During the discussion I mentioned he should come train at my dojo and he sort of chuckled. Being friends I asked why he thinks I am being funny to […]

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To Gi or not to Gi…

That really is, not just a valid question, but the real question when it comes to black belts attending tournaments today who are not competing. When I was a younger kid in Karate attending tournaments every single black belt was in uniform except the promoter for the event. The promoters were often in a dress […]

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There is no honor in war…

Recently one of my Facebook posts garnered a bit of attention because I called MMA what it is…a combat sport, not a martial art. Several wanted to argue with me about why it should be classified as a martial art and the post went on so long that I had to delete it because it […]

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