How fatherhood is transforming my Jiu Jitsu
Everything changed, and nothing changed. When people ask me what it’s like being a new father, the best answer I can offer is a paradox. In some ways, it feels like I’ve always been a father. That’s not to say that I was born to be a father, and every moment leading up to this […]
The Mind of a BJJ Black Belt: Mike Pandolfini
Spend any amount of time training with Mike Pandolfini, and you’re sure to hear this phrase: The martial arts journey. For Mike, and those he coaches, these aren’t buzz words. They’re a way of life. In the cage, on the mats, wearing boxing or MMA gloves, a gi, or a rash guard, Mike personifies this […]
Finding the Right Coach for You: 4 Profiles I’ve Encountered
Finding the right coach for you: 4 profiles I’ve encountered
By: Emily Kwok
I recently was given the impetus to learn how to swim better.
My goal wasn’t to win any medals or to compete in an ironman race, it was simply to feel more confident and comfortable in deep and open water.
I had taken enough […]