There’s something about an incorrectly tied belt that grates on my O.C.D. like nails on a chalk board.
Drilling with one of the newer students at the gym, I cast my eyes down to the nightmare knot tied around his waist, I roast him: “After we fix this sweep, we need to fix that belt my friend.”
He laughs, “Hey, it’s here… It works.”
We laugh, but isn’t that the truest metaphor of BJJ? As long as we can get to training, as long as we can work on our technique, nothing else matters. Continue reading ““It’s here… It works.””