Martial Arts

  • Happy Birthday Marines! Yellow Footprints and Black Belts.

    Semper Fidelis. The Latin translation for the term “always faithful”. Or more simply put, “Semper Fi” by our men and women who fill the ranks of the United States Marine Corps. Whenever those words are uttered it serves as a constant and overt reminder to the core values of...
  • Jiu-Jitsu Geometry

    One of the first phrases you’ll hear when you start training jiu-jitsu is “position before submission”. This principle, which is a helpful rule of thumb, introduces the importance of controlling your opponent before attempting to submit them. However, I believe that there is an even more important phrase, which...
  • What Video Games Taught Me About Martial Arts

    Before actually training, most people are exposed to martial arts in a variety of different ways. Movies and TV generally provide people their first introduction into the art of fighting. Other mediums, however, provide a look into how our society views martial arts. Video games, in particular, are fascinating...
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