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Motivation for Your Monday

Motivation for Your Monday

Motivation is a simple thing yet can be a challenge to access it. The question you have to answer is, Why do you do what you do? Once you can answer this important question, you can access the hard work inside of you. You can do it!

The Eight Disciplines

In this article, I’d like to suggest a paradigm shift to associate the word Discipline to systems of practice. There are eight disciplines, in my opinion, that are distinct as this word is misused too often in the world today. It becomes synonymous with undesired work, consequences, and any negative association people can think of. …

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Homemade Kali Dummy

Homemade Kali Dummy

Want to train at home but don’t have a training partner? In FMA, there isn’t very many options out there for training equipment. I decided to craft this Filipino Martial Arts training dummy prototype to see if I can at least influence the creativity on building something for our community. The objective was to to …

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A Second Podcast?

Been messing with the idea of short form podcast that has about a 5 minute segment. It started off as a way to debrief myself after each class I teach at the end of the night or after some of my own training. Setting a Goal The idea was like the movie Avatar with the …

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The Fundamentals Project

The Fundamentals Project

After more than 25+ years of being a martial artist, I figure its about time I document what I know. This will be a documentation of what I know in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals, Muay Thai Fundamentals and Filipino Kali Fundamentals. Everything you need to know to get started, enhance your training at home or …

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Get After It 2020

Year 2020 is just around the corner and a lot has happened since ever since. Right? What lies ahead? Only the best that training has to offer. Fresh new look. Fresh perspectives. Keep what experience has taught as that is what defines strong foundations; lessons learned and the best of each method found. Remember to …

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