On the Gentle Art #2

  If there is one thing that I enjoy, it's learning. I've never been a good student—not in the classical sense at least—just ask my Sunday School teachers. What I mean is that I have always despised sitting in a classroom, in stasis, while a teacher drones on. This may be due to some undiagnosed …

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On the Gentle Art #1

  I began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu about a year and a half ago. I had wanted to train since I first saw it in action on a VHS tape that my friend and I rented from Blockbuster Videos for $1.99 a day. It was the spring of 2000. By then, the tape was already …

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