I got misquoted in a newspaper article about BJJ!

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by David_Jacobs, Sep 23, 2005.

  1. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    Hurray!

    This article is about one of my students who won a gold medal down in Brazil. It's a great article and is awesome free advertising for the Yamasaki Academy so I'm not too upset by some of the factual errors or the fact that one of the quotes attributed to me makes me sound like I can't speak english.

    http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=56073&cat=105

    Fear and Fighting in Brazil
    Oakton resident brings home gold medal from Brazil.

    BJ Koubaroulis
    September 22, 2005


    Standing in his uniform underneath the treacherous August sun in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Mike Casey couldn't help but sweat. The laser beaming down on him was the least of his worries. He was in for the fight of his life.

    Casey, an Oakton resident and blue belt in Brazilian Jujitsu, stood patiently in the warm-up circle at the World Championships of Brazilian Jujitsu. He was surrounded by 1,200 competitors from all over the world, segregated onto eight mats that were action-packed with fights from sunup to sundown. All fighters were in search of one thing
     
  2. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    Remember: The secret to jiu jitsu is

    SHOW TRUE GOOD!
     
  3. LCDforMe

    LCDforMe Purple Belt

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    That was a cool article man. Thanks for posting.
     
  4. scorcho

    scorcho Brown Belt

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    Nice. Congrats.
     
  5. guardpasser

    guardpasser Tudo Bem Bjj

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    i wish to "show true good" in all aspects of my life.
    Dave, that will be a classic statement, but the article was good. at least he sticked it out, a lot of guys skip the absolute after a loss in thier wieght division. congrats to him
     
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    Groundshark Orange Belt

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    Yes, I keep a jar of 'True Good' around just in case.

    Cool read Thanks
     
  7. Bama Zulu

    Bama Zulu Blue Belt

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    Good read but one thing.

    Wtf @ Japanese style cardio "Guerilla Cardio" isn't that just some american version of Tabata intervals?


     
  8. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    I have no idea what guerilla cardio is. I'll have to ask Mike.
     
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    b0b Banned Banned

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    That is my favorite part.
     
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    apapen Yellow Belt

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    Cool!
     
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    daigoro I'll see you in heII!!!

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    Oktavius** Brown Belt

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  13. Hey, We had a Yamasaki academy down in Fairfax Va. I didnt go because I thought it was too expensive though, should have went there and kept training in kickboxing. thnx for the post
     
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    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    Like I said, there are some slight factual issues, but when was the last time you read an article that was so positive about BJJ? I have no complaints.

    SHOW TRUE GOOD!
     

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