Monthly Archives: April 2011

April Goals Review

     Well, between the dislocated shoulder, the respiratory infection, and life, I didn’t accomplish anything on my April Goals List.  However, I did accomplish a few other things: Caught up on my sleep. Watched a lot of TV. Bought a new pair … Continue reading

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Bucket List

     I realized last night that I had lived half of my life, and it has been pretty exciting so far.  🙂  I can’t even begin to list the things I’ve done. (It might would get me in trouble.)  So … Continue reading

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Seeing vs Knowing, Part II

     Aristotle classified five human senses.  They are sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch.  When we fight we use most of these senses.  However a talented student of the arts will tap into more ambiguous senses.  Those may include but are … Continue reading

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Seeing vs Knowing, Part I

     Seeing vs knowing was a concept that was hard for me to accept.  How can I know where something is if I can’t see it?  What is the purpose of not looking?  You’ve got to look before you leap, right?  Well, … Continue reading

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Blogshere Report, April 2011

     I would like to take this time to acknowledge the people and events that have inspired, entertained, and moved me is some way this past month. Promotions – A Skirt on the Mat got her Purple Belt Julia Johansen recieved her … Continue reading

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Inspiration, April 2011

     “Let Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Speak”  is the inspiration video for April 2011.  I found this video on DecisiveKick’s YouTube page.  It features Andre Lima and Luiz Baek with some nice camera work by Ceasar Garcia.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuPWenSq1OU&feature=channel_video_title

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Fly Paper

     I’ve been grounded so to speak.  I had full intentions of continuing to train while my shoulder healed.  Stupid train of thought I know, but I’m stubborn that way.  However, nature or God had different plans for me.  I … Continue reading

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Task List, April 2011

     I dislocated my right shoulder recently.  It was a superior (upward) dislocation that separated my acromioclavicular juncture.  Translation,  my shoulder is screwed and I’m looking at a long recovery.  I intend to keep training.  However, I will have to modify my goals to accommodate … Continue reading

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