Never Surrender: Adaptive Jiujitsu with Pete MacGregor
Anthony N. Chandler / brazilian jiu-jitsu / Uncategorized

Never Surrender: Adaptive Jiujitsu with Pete MacGregor

Life is never without its unfair nature and cruelty. However, it is often those moments of destruction from which we conjure our strongest magic. In the case of Pete McGregor, perhaps we can all learn how to approach our hardships and struggle: through adaption and giving all that remains to our passion and purpose. I … Continue reading

Solve et Coagula: A Review of the Kataaro Modern Flow Jiujitsu Belt
Anthony N. Chandler / brazilian jiu-jitsu / jiu-jitsu / Uncategorized

Solve et Coagula: A Review of the Kataaro Modern Flow Jiujitsu Belt

I like to believe in the magical and symbolic. Post-modern life often becomes void of anything that is not a combination of science, hard work and politics, so when I have an opportunity to add a splash of the imaginary to an otherwise drab scene I do. Given that aspiration, I love the wives’ tale … Continue reading

Vikings and Berserkers: My Future Summer of Training
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Vikings and Berserkers: My Future Summer of Training

I am a firm believer in positive thinking. While The Secret is a bit of a ridiculous book, the power of attraction and the laws of the universe remain obvious truths for anyone who actually attempts to accomplish their dreams. For me, I have found everything that I have ever aspired to through patience, positivity … Continue reading

The View From The Plateau: Hope and the Jiujitsu Journey Ahead
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The View From The Plateau: Hope and the Jiujitsu Journey Ahead

A strenuous life is filled with glory and disaster, but it remains critical for each of us to take a moment to reflect on where our personal journey has taken us, if only so that we may continue towards a desirable end. Last night, my acupuncturist asserted that I simply think too much and need … Continue reading

Small Victories: The UAEJJF Canada National Pro Tournament 2018
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Small Victories: The UAEJJF Canada National Pro Tournament 2018

I never win. I am not particularly talented in any specific area. Nothing that I have accomplished in my life has come easily or without a long haul battle to find success. I toil and continue forward with everything that I have a passion for because, for me, that has been the only road available. … Continue reading

Building a Wall: A Rock-climbing Wall For My Daughter’s Second Christmas
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Building a Wall: A Rock-climbing Wall For My Daughter’s Second Christmas

I had brilliant idea.┬áThese words often indicate that what follows is about to be a typical Pisces-vision of an insane project that will run over-budget, over-time and leave others wonder why any person would ever choose to embark upon such a leaky ship. I decided to build my one year old daughter a climbing wall … Continue reading