Defense is the Worst Defense

I recently suffered an injury while rolling (sparring) during an early morning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu open mat session at my school. It was a muscle sprain, nothing permanent or serious. It got me thinking though. My goal with martial art training is longevity, to have a physical-mental practice that I can continue with for a long [...]

When Will They Come for Me?

To all of my friends: Whenever I see your posts speaking out against another person’s race, gender, nationality, class, social status, sexual identity, citizenship status, political affiliation, etc., I ask myself, “When will he or she come after me, my friends, or my family because I’m/we’re different?” I grew up with bullies, bigots, and racists, [...]