MMA, BJJ, & Holding Students to a Higher Standard

How Training at Drysdale Jiu-jitsu Helped Me Become a Better Instructor

Last year, Michigan was hit with one of the worst winters in years. My wife Adrian and I packed everything we could into our car with our two dogs in tow. We pulled out of our driveway and began our drive westward; toward Las Vegas, NV. This was less than 1 year after buying a brand […]

How Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Came to Be

The History of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

The Origin of the Martial Arts   Every culture has shown to have some form of the martial arts; hand-to-hand combat in its history. Dating back to one of Ancient Greece’s traditions, the original Olympic Games pitted contestants against each other in weaponless combat, in the form of wrestling and boxing. This popular sport was […]

Luke Rockhold Finishes Chris Weidman

Dreams Came True at UFC 194

In a  great night of fights, Luke Rockhold dethrones Chris Weidman to become the new UFC Middleweight Champion. This fight brought back a lot of memories form my days at American Kickboxing Academy. In the summer of 2007, I remember sitting on the mats the first day Luke and I met. At the time, he […]