Underdogs, upsets, and overcoming the odds

Underdog. That is a title I’ve carried for a long time; long before I ever stepped foot on a mat. When I was nine months old, a neurologist told my parents that not only would I never be able to walk, I would probably never be able to talk, feed myself, or hold a pencil. […]

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The Emptiness of Excellence

I want to share a video with all of you today of my friends Katelyn Bouyssou and Everet Desilets training. Katelyn and Everet are two very high level grapplers in both judo and wrestling who, in my opinion,  will almost certainly be representing the United States at the Olympics in the next few years. If […]

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