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Canadian Spirit Leads MMA Into The Next Decade

Posted Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Valérie Brosseau offers another insider look at the adventures with Mixed Martial Arts and life in general. This time she takes us on a walk downtown Montreal during two of the most exciting days of the year. Brosseau reminds us of what we have to offer when it comes to sports, loyalty, character and our place in society as CANADIANS. Once again Valérie offers up another great read. We are…

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Don’t Fight It

Posted Friday, November 26th, 2010

I was sitting on the counter in my building’s laundry room, waiting for a washer full of gis, rashguards and spandex to be done (add my B.J. Penn shirt and my Tapout sweater and you’ve got a regular load of girl’s laundry right?) wondering if there was any way I could possibly make it go faster. Short of building a time machine in a Delorean, there’s no other way to exchange that…

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Jiu-Jits…What?

Posted Thursday, November 11th, 2010

I thought the one hurdle to surpass coming back from a lengthy break was going to be physical; being out of shape, lacking cardio, feeling generally slower. And I was right. After two months off the mats the first day back felt like I’d never trained in my life before. I ended the class out of breath, arms shaking, and entirely discouraged. I’ve been back two weeks and my hands…

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The six steps of injury

Posted Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Let’s talk about injuries. A well-placed elbow to the eyebrow during a professional fight, not tapping because that gold medal looked so shiny, an over-zealous training partner on a rather ordinary day. Regardless, sometimes it seems like the injury was worth it if the circumstances were epic; we all like to be heroes. But the repercussions are usually the same. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve come to understand that MMA…

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An Overdue Introduction

Posted Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Procrastination. There’s watching TUF instead of folding your laundry and finding yourself with a shirt so wrinkled you can barely read the logo on it. Then there’s putting off for weeks something that you owed to people who decided to give you a chance. Procrastination is usually a poor life choice, from improperly folded attire to failing to get something important done, but the worst part is, that the more…