Two Years of Training!

by JenThis week marks our two year anniversary of training. The first day I almost didn’t get out of the car. Look at us now.Who knew that in two years time:1. Logan’s room decor would include a belt, swords, medals and posters of Rocky & Jose Aldo?2. One of...

Resolution Time

by JenReviewing my 2010 resolutions, I realize I haven't done too shabby. Fortunately, my work in the nonprofit sector has me well versed in using the S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) goal method, which translates well for personal...

Back in the game

I feel inspired again and ready to train. For a long time I have just been going through the motions in my life and in training. I feel everyone has some thing in their personal lives that holds them back. It keeps them from being who they are and who they could be. I...

Congratulations to the First Fenomenal Woman!

by JenCongratulations to Yasmin Soto as the first “Fenomenal Woman” profiled by Fenom Kimonos! Check out her interview at Fenom Kimonos Powered by She . It was inspiring to read about another family that trains together. Though we're scattered across the nation and...

I’m Back

By JenFor the second year in a row I was sick during the long Thanksgiving weekend. Logan came down with it Thanksgiving Day. I was fine until shortly after I battled “Linda – and her 3 bars of death” at CrossFit on Friday morning. (Loved Linda, by the way!)I started...

The Sisterhood of Jiu Jitsu

by JenIt seems that the number of female Jiujitsu bloggers and resources has exploded in the two years that I’ve been training. This may be because I’m paying more attention lately, but I don’t think so. I find it comforting since I personally know only a few women...

Our Jiu Jitsu Family

Our Coach Carlos Palacio with Juan Bacca & Robson Moura

Our Former Coach Marcelo Meleiro