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Gi Review: The Mania – Submission FC

Submission Fight Co Light Gi in Black Review

I must have dope reviews.  Or, Submission FC can’t tell the difference between a good review and a bad one because they selected me, once again, to do a review of their newest offering the Mania Gi.  Either way, I’ll take it.  #EveryDayImHustlin

To sum it up, this is a premium gi.  And, for the price, it’s definitely worth considering if you are venturing into the premium gi market.  I have used this gi a total of 8 times now, and, using my process for washing black gis, it remains nice and holds on to the color of the gi.  The gi has very little shrink to it which may be bad if you are a taller person.

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Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength.
– Frances de Sales

BJJ White Belt Tips: Trust Your Instructor


No need to elaborate. Trust your instructor.

If you think, you are late. If you are late, you use strength. If you use strength, you tire. And if you tire, you die.
– Saulo Ribeiro

Hip Stretches for Jiu-Jitsu via Yoga

hip stretches for bjj

Rickson made yoga a priority for a reason…

Just a quick one here for you guys.  Yoga was a big reason I was able to rehab my injuries enough to train again.  And, as we all know, it’s better to be proactive than reactive.  So, check out this video and see if you can incorporate it into your own pre-training warm up.

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“People love the idea of winning an Olympic medal or a world title. But, what few people realize is that pretty much every second leading up to the actual win is uncomfortable, painful, and impossibly daunting both physically and mentally. Most people focus on the wrong thing: they focus on the result, not the process. The process is the sacrifice; it is all the hard parts – the sweat, the pain, the tears, the losses. You make the sacrifices anyway. You learn to enjoy them, or at least embrace them. In the end, it is the sacrifice that must fulfill you.”
– Ronda Rousey