Coach’s blog – hot dogs and onions

Coach's Public Service Announcement - Wash your pits, balls, and ass before coming to BJJ class.
MMA Etiquette - Wash your pits, balls, and ass before coming to BJJ class.

Gym date 10.01.09 (Hot Dogs and Onions) – Our mission is to understand the hot dog and onion phenomenon.  Nothing is worse than training with someone who stinks.  I hate it when you shake someone’s hand to start rolling with them and you get a strong whiff of boiled hot dogs and onions.  Come on guys, use deodorant, take a shower, and wash your gear.

I have known guys that have told me that they don’t wash their fight shorts because it’s their lucky pair.  Or that they have never washed their jock strap because it’s their secret weapon.  When did grappling become chemical warfare?

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Coach’s blog – worst training injuries

If one of your testicles gets to be this size, you may want to go to the doctor.
If one of your testicles gets to be this size, you may want to go to the doctor.

Gym Date – 9.18.09

Our mission to decide what is the worst training injury. I think I win, but others may disagree. Here it goes…

While training in California I felt something like a groin pull while I was rolling. So when the round was up I went to the bathroom to take a leak. That’s when I looked down and saw that one of my balls was the size of an orange. So I walked out to the gym and told the guys what happened and one of the guys took me to the hospital.

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