Sunday, June 29, 2014

The quiet and respectful storm

Earlier this year my son was losing his passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu because the school he was at, had no direction and structure. Learning became lost with students not listening and playing around. A month or so earlier he visited a sister school of Gracie PAC and fell in love with the program, a true professor, and awesome kids that embraced him and made him feel welcomof person you  He wanted to switch and we did not question it or look back, it is HIS journey after all.
 What we really didn't realize until later was the things reputation doesn't tell you. The amazing love and character all the students have for each other, the school, and their professor(who teaches EVERY kids class) and coaches. It is a truly amazing close group and family from top all the way down. From the professor, to the coaches, to the multiple IBJJF champions, to the first class white belt, it is equal love and respect.
 Along the way you meet some great kids with these attributes personified. One young man(13 yrs old) that has quietly impressed and goes on without one ounce of ego, is Damiani Castro. This young man has been sitting at the top of the IBJJF rankings for 2 years straight now. Every other competition he does in Florida are against 15 and 16 year old teens(remember he only 13) and winning them. Not only winning, but with respect for the other competitors and the sport. While he is currently an orange belt under Professor Cris, you can imagine that green will be in his grasp as he continues to to own the mat, straight A grades in school, and represent himself and school with his humbled professionalism.
 You can only imagine how much more untouchable his ranking would be if the IBJJF did a couple of tournaments in Florida. Until that day, do yourself a favor and hit a tournament in Tampa and watch a future leader in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and now he's adding Judo to his game. You won't be disappointed in his matches or the young man you will meet.
 This is the type of person you hope your own child will become.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Your current cross fit is bullshit

BE WARNED of Workout programs that want to you max out or speed counted reps in a time frame, your instructor is an idiot and creating an environment of injury!! Basic known fact, your technique and form fails as you become fatigued and causes the body risk injury. You also aren't using full muscle when relying on momentum to complete the said exercise. Try maxing out with a steady proper form. that equals more actual productive work in a safer environment...then kick your trainer in the head for being a dumb ass.

random thoughts of PMA and rants...


You're not better than me and I'm not better than you.

People need to stop being assholes to everyone around them because they woke up with a burr up their ass.

Our government has created an entire society of paranoid, greed filled, self destructive people....and watching that world burn for entertainment.

Rational thinking seems to be a part of a deluxe package people didn't sign up for.

Nobody cares about your public displays for attention seeking, when posting your sob story/drama on FB....PM that shit to your friends. Or get a damn therapist.

Quit crying broke and posting your ass getting wasted, buying new shit, getting new ink, or feeding another vice. Quit your vices and save money. You obviously don't know broke.

Smile to someone, make their day a touch brighter for that second. It didn't cost you anything.

Pay kindness forward, WITHOUT asking for a thing in return. Stop looking for an edge or advantage.

Spend positive quality time with your kids, they are more important than your social life.

If you don't like someone on social networking, quit being a douche bag keyboard warrior.... stop bloody following them and move on!!

Assault weapons are for socially weak and inept.  Learn there are other ways to handle conflict.

To be continued. .... enjoy? Lol