The origin of the phrase “As Happy as Larry” in prizefighting

The Australian colloquialism where your jovial mood is suggested to be "As happy as Larry." find its etymological roots in the early bare-knuckle pugilism of a Sydney prize fighter and undefeated middleweight boxing champion at the turn of the 19th century. The Larry...

The Bulldog Choke in MMA

In this video we're going to take a look at the Bulldog choke. It's a rare submission that was first used in the UFC back at UFC 31 when Carlos Newton submitted Pat Miletich. Historically the Bulldog choke has been favored by catch wrestlers because it forgoes the...

A Study of Pulling Guard in MMA for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athletes

Introduction to MMA Guard Pulls In this study, I look at pulling guard in MMA as an alternative way of getting the fight on to the ground. It's a rarely utilised strategy but has been successful for a small set of fighters who have excellent guards and have made it...

An introduction to strategic thinking

Strategy and strategic thinking have their origins in ancient warfare. Strategic thinking also puts emphasis on the future and how we talk about and maneuver in the future. A more general view of strategic thinking is that it is about knowing. This gets complicated...

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Summary of the coaching styles of Muska Mosston

Command Style This style is a very dictatorial style of coaching where the coach gives directions, and the students are instructed to replicate the instructions. The coach will then circulate throughout the students and provide individual feedback. Groups who are...

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Self Made Wealth by Eben Pagan – Notes and Summary

The things that you need to do to create wealth for yourself in your life are counterintuitive. Principles of Self Made Wealth We are wired for a time that do esn't exist anymore. The concept of "Wealth" is a brand new invention, evolutionarily speaking. Another...

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The 8 Limbs of Raja Yoga – Notes

Meditation: The core technique of evolution  Yoga would be the most important part of any evolutionary or spiritual practice. No other skill in the entire arsenal of spiritual techniques will do more for you than meditation and yoga. These are the core techniques. In...

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