Category Archives: Lifestyle

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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How do you view Jiu-jitsu?

If you wanna be a blue belt, make Jiu-jitsu your hobby. If you wanna be a black belt, make Jiu-jitsu your life. OR… If you wanna be a blue belt, make Jiu-jitsu your life. If you wanna be a black … Continue reading

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Helio Gracie Day

When I think of Helio Gracie, I think of the phrase “If you do not lose, you can only win.”   After graduating high school, I tricked my father into allowing me to skip college to spend some very valuable time … Continue reading

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Sparring with Black Belts

Like most black belts, I have made the journey through every color of belt. So understand, I have been in your belt! Over the past nine years that I have been a black belt, I have made a few observations about … Continue reading

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Have you heard of the movement ?

If you want to share Jiu-jitsu with your grandchildren the way my grandfather did with me, this movement is for you. Ryron

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Hello

DEFINITION KeepItPlayful: Practice at a pace that allows you to play forever while increasing reflexes and preparing for battle. I wanted to start this blog to share my outlook on the long term practice of anything, especially physical and competitive things. I … Continue reading

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