We are now up to 2020 in my sporting reflections, and the only sport I’m currently involved in is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ).
You can do all the training in the world on bags, but this does not translate to being able to throw a punch when you need to, nor, more importantly, keep your cool when being rained down on with punches.
One sport has continually come and gone as one of my favourite pastimes throughout the last thirty years. I started judo at 14 years old, encouraged by my good friend Jon Wood. Joining was a no brainer for me.
Like all my sporting endeavours, bodybuilding taught many lessons. These lessons have application well beyond bodybuilding and have focussed my business life as a psychologist, coach, and business owner.
Golf teaches you very quickly that the competition is against yourself, not against others. You are your own worst enemy, be it the ego that picks a driver when an iron would do, or the ability to deal with anxiety making a clutch putt.
I already covered Lessons from England, so some poetic license is due. I have tilted this post in memory of my father
1982 All Whites football team. Source: nzhistory.govt.nz From the age of 7 to the age of 12, football (soccer) was
Насила хубост не става. Translation: You can’t make something beautiful with force. 2020 was the year that we all learned about COVID-19.
Hajime! I watch as he steps forward and can see a look of trepidation in his eyes. When we engage I notice
This weekend I attended the annual dinner for the Singapore Judo Academy, an event where members from clubs across the country get together and celebrate our joint passion for the sport.