Category Archives: KeepItPlayful

Watch and Learn

A while back I was sparring with Rener and I remember being in danger of a choke. His attack was relentless. I tried every technique that I knew, but the choke kept getting deeper and deeper.  Seeing no other option, … Continue reading

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“Watch yourself lose” Training tip

A few weeks ago while traveling I was able to catch a purple belt in the same armlock 7 times in 10 minutes of sparring. I believe that my experience is the reason why I was able to do that. … Continue reading

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Does it matter?

“Those who spar like it matters are actually behaving like it does not matter.” You can fight hard to prevent all kinds of submissions positions and movement, but then you do not explore all scenarios, therefore not building comfort and … Continue reading

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The KeepItPlayful Coin

The KeepItPlayful Coin was designed to teach us how to relax, find comfort and help us discover the flow of jiu-jitsu which is the best way to make jiu-jitsu a permanent part of our life’s journey.   I believe that everyone who … Continue reading

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Training Tip

Problem: Your favorite submission is not working as often as you would like. Answer: -Most people attack with their best submission first. -Most often the submission you attempt first does not work. -Start attacking all the submissions that are not … Continue reading

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Mothers Day

Over the past month I have come to realize how the most beautiful, most special and the most important people in the world are women, and specifically mothers. My belief is if we treat women with more love and respect … Continue reading

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The KeepItPlayful Movement

“Be prepared that you might tap and that defeat is nothing compared to what you have coming if you do not embrace the KeepItPlayful movement.” -KeepItPlayful The term KeepItPlayful has taken on a life of its own, with people asking … Continue reading

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