Start Here

Let’s begin. Become aware. Start paying attention to your body and the way it feels. Start trying to learn what it really wants once you get past whatever your brain is telling you up front. This can start as simply as noticing what you’re feeling throughout your day, even if at first you don’t do Read More …

Three things to start doing right now

These are easily the most transformative things you could start doing immediately, do every day, and change the course of your life to a happier, healthier, and more enjoyable one. 1. Sit in silence for longer than 10 minutes, and an hour once per week. 2. Move every single joint in your body individually and Read More …

I Love Authenticity

Like really love it. It’s not what people say necessarily or even what they do, but what they really truly feel in their hearts before it has a chance to be converted into word or action. Sounds tough, right? How on earth are you supposed to get to that?   Maybe you’re familiar with the Read More …

FRC Shaped Me

Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) shaped my thinking By making me realize I shape myself. Once you get on the cellular cause and effect train you can’t get off of it. Signal, response (idea taken from Kate Galliett) I no longer think anything my body does is “random”. I wonder what repeated inputs or lack thereof Read More …

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Copied/pasted from an email I sent someone that can’t work with me right now but is doing his best. Hey (you that deserves a chance to make yourself better), Here’s what you can do: Practice moving without pain. I’m serious. There are two things that generally create it: a specific range of motion or loading Read More …

Patience.

Everything takes time to develop. I’ve known this for a long time when it comes to Jiu-Jitsu, partially because I’ve been doing it for over a decade. I’ve seen a lot of people grow frustrated with it and quit. I’ve had my own frustrations. I teach kids 3 days per week at Gracie Academy Philadelphia. Read More …