Mastery 101: Mindset Before Technique

If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you know that in January of this year (2022) I began training BJJ. While I have some striking experience (both TKD and boxing), the only grappling I ever did was some incidental wrestling with scrappy friends…. but nothing serious. In a recent blog post titled Stubborn as a G.O.A.T. — https://www.manuplifecoaching.com/stubborn-as-a-g-o-a-t/ — …

Teaching Is Undoing

Our Muay Thai coach is on vacation. I’ve been given the honor not only to take his place and run group training during his absence, but to work with some of his private 1-on-1 students as well for a couple of weeks.  In working with both the group and the individual students, I find myself unable to separate the life …