Monthly Archives: January 2011

Losing My Grip…

     This morning, I made it to BJJ.  Which ended up being a small open mat due to a “Cyborg” seminar in town this afternoon.  I have to work tonight, so I will miss the seminar.  😦  I was the … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide

“When worlds collide”, that is the summation of the last three weeks of my life.  My work life got busy, which means I’ve been really tired.  My family life has been demanding.  My friends have been supportive, and my BJJ … Continue reading

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Horizontal vs Vertical, Part II

     Does striking experience help one learn to grapple?  Not at first.  Like I said in “Part I”,  the sensory adjustment that you go through is difficult.  Grappling is more tactile and striking is more visual.  After the adjustment, there are things … Continue reading

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What is a Black Belt?

The question of the day is, “What is a black belt?”       This question came up after reading Dagney’s comment on “Horizitonal vs Verticle” .  The post itself brought up the fact that some schools practically sell Black Belts to the … Continue reading

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Horizontal vs Vertical, Part I

     That’s the big question that I get asked.  Do I prefer grappling (horizontal) or striking (vertical)?  Another question, “Does one help the other?”  They are both difficult to answer.  I love martial arts period.  It doesn’t matter if I’m … Continue reading

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Oh, That Was For Reals…

     I made it to class on a Saturday morning and early, too.  😉  It was cold.  😦  For those of you who don’t know, I’m a southern girl.  My definition of cold starts at 59 F.  So, when everybody … Continue reading

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She Devil 2.0

     It was girl’s night!  I had to drive 50 minutes to go to my sister school in Katy, Texas, but it was worth it.  There were six of us there.  Two were crossfit girls, and two newbies!  One newbie was an … Continue reading

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Pajamas, A Story of My Life.

I work in pajamas (scrubs). I exercise in pajamas (gi). I sleep in pajamas (REAL PAJAMAS).  😉

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Business Day Blah

     I woke up having to run around and take care of all kinds of stupid (in my opinion) business.  When I finally looked at the clock, it was after twelve.  Class started at twelve.  I didn’t even have a … Continue reading

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What’s That Junk?

What’s that junk?  You gotta go here to find out!  Warning drinking liquids may be spewed by laughter.

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