Christmas goodies from my lovely sponsor!
Gah, will I never learn? Don't read below the line, dammit.
Random trivia: if you allow UFC PPVs as connections, I think I have an Erdos-Bacon number of 9. http://t.co/iSpOEs9Xqs.
'"If you don't know what you want," the doorman said, "you end up with a lot you don't."' - Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
Sneak preview of my new sponsor gear for Saturday. ENYO - the new women's range from
"Eat anything you want; just cook it yourself."
"Show me a player who doesn't make mistakes and I'll show you a player who isn't getting better." Fail Harder:
So, four years ago today I had the opportunity of headlining a
show. Brings back some memories!
"Social media doesn't really lend itself to reasoned debate. It's too easy to end up just hurling sound bites at each other."
So... a week and a bit until I'm back on the competition scene again, grappling this time. Looking forward to it!
"You know what? Your grappling has got a lot better since you stopped getting punched in the face." -
"The genius of Nigel Farage is that he's managed to get turkeys to vote for Christmas."
"A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices." - William James
"It's like vigilantism without the limits of geography. At least with a mob you have to make the effort to assemble them in the same place."
Big thank you to my sponsors
for their continued support, and for generally being amazing.
Looking forward to competing at the TUFF GC invitational next month.
It's going to be fun.
Today is a good day!
Shout out to my
weighing in for #CWFC73 in Newcastle later today.
Somehow I always feel the urge to hibernate when the clocks go back. See you all in March!
Great article. http://t.co/jOHWXvc9UJ
Latest blog post. Some post-retirement thoughts.
“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself... that’s where it’s at.” - Jesse Owens
Nice little impromptu jiu jitsu session at
this morning. Fun and games! #morethanjustweights
Comgratulations to friend of a friend
on her world record London to Paris triathalon. Inspiring stuff!
“Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” - Voltaire
I still have a few appointments available tomorrow in Manchester City Centre. Get in touch if you want one!
"On one level, wisdom is nothing more profound than an ability to follow one's own advice." - Sam Harris
"Winners quit all the time. They just quit the right stuff at the right time." - Seth Godin
"...a deep need for anything from other people makes us easy pickings." - David Foster Wallace; brief interviews with hideous men
Reading a few
articles recently. Love his take on the issues in MMA. Smart guy, excellent writer, knows where it's at.
"Certainty is overrated":
“Try not to get overly attached to a hypothesis just because it’s yours.” -Carl Sagan
Event details here:
Pre-book to secure a place! (2)
Just over two weeks to go to the first UK women's MMA squad training day. Open to all women who train combat sports - beginners welcome. (1)
Just recorded an interview for BJSM podcast with
Always good to put a face to a twitter handle!
Being wrapped in cling film. Just another day at the office... "@JoshPalmerMMA
Great cuts and handwrapping seminar from
Grey areas can be inconvenient, but ignoring what doesn't fit your theory won't make it go away.
"Your life is written by Joss Whedon. That explains everything." - a friend
Brilliant article - "why love is not enough".
One for all my friends who are strength and conditioning geeks.
One of my favourites! :-) "@david_colquhoun: Old but good, The Daily #Mail song
Migrating my blog to
and digging out some of my old posts. Here's one I wrote a few years ago. http://t.co/pr2wwdnVPU
Thanks Julie! You too! "@julesk_fighter: Shout out to
who is one of the good ones :-)"
Thanks David, you're much too kind! "@david_colquhoun: The amazing
appears in my new post
“How can I know who I am until I see what I do? How can I know what I value until I see where I walk?” -- Karl Weick
Exactly this. "@benfowlkesMMA: So about that time the UFC President fired a judge whose scores he didn't like:
Bucket of water - 15L. Avg 8 minute shower = 62L. If you're worried about wasting water, cut your shower by 2 minutes #icebucketchallenge
To clarify - I don't work for
I support them because I like what they do & believe they are doing good things for the sport.
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