6 Ways to Make Practicing Jiu Jitsu More Affordable

jiu-jitsu-moneyJiu jitsu saves lives, but it doesn’t do it for free. It’s an expensive recreation, with tuition alone ranging from $1,400 to $3,000 a year. If you include the cost of equipment, transportation, tournaments, visits to the doctor, etc… you may find that the financial burden of practicing jiu jitsu causes more problems than the sport itself can cure. So here are six ways to help make jiu jitsu more affordable. Continue reading “6 Ways to Make Practicing Jiu Jitsu More Affordable”

Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Needing the Team Atmosphere

wrestling teamI belonged to the wrestling team for two months in my senior year of high school. That was my pedigree, two months with a 1-7 record, if I remember correctly. My one victory came by way of forfeit, of course. I couldn’t even win one by accident. Continue reading “Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Needing the Team Atmosphere”

Conor McGregor Still Hasn’t Grappled Anyone

McGregor AlvarezI’m going to try to describe Conor McGregor, the fighter, in brief. This guy is a hyper athletic egomaniac with a straight left hand that destroys everything it touches. He’s industrious. He’s made his own luck. And with the help of hoards of Irish fans, and a distinct lack of tact and charm, he has smack-talked his way into fights that should never have happened, while avoiding those that should have. Continue reading “Conor McGregor Still Hasn’t Grappled Anyone”