Category Archives: Injury

The benefits of physical exertion through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. My mental journey.

I get injured. A lot. I think I may be one of the unluckiest players in existence. It won’t stop me from training. As everyone who trains knows, injuries are just a part of the sport. If you train regularly … Continue reading

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The Return

The return of many things. Firsly; my blog. A cathartic, theraputic and mentally stimulating pastime I have neglected for far too long. Secondly; training. After about 15 months of struggling to train through numerous shoulder dislocations,Β  a torn meniscus and … Continue reading

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Today was a good day

I have wrapped up my toe due to turf toe since November. That’s over 4 months of training with a mummified left foot! Today I felt confident that it was healed enough to train without the strapping, and now I’m … Continue reading

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Turf Toe & Zinc Oxide Tape

I don’t like the term Turf Toe, it doesn’t really do it justice. It’s actually called Metatarsophalangeal joint sprain but that’s a pain in the arse to remember and even more of a pain to spell. Turf Toe is caused … Continue reading

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Injuries…

Bugger! During a guard drill tonight, I sat up to go for a hip bump sweep, just as I placed my armpit onΒ  his shoulder I felt my Rib ‘pop’ again. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! That’s the 4th time in two years of … Continue reading

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