Lessons In Humility with Gil Melendez

Prior to kicking off “The El Nino Hour” this past week, PRO MMA’s (promma.info) Matt De La Rosa got on the mat with top 155 pounder Gil Melendez for a “Lesson In Humility.” The Strikeforce Interim champ didn’t waste any time with THE INFO co-host, racking up nine tapouts in less than five minutes. If … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility with Luke Stewart

This week’s lesson took me to Fight and Fitness in San Francisco for Strikeforce welterweight Luke Stewart’s MMA/BJJ class.  Luke’s hospitality is second to none and he welcomed me to his class as if we were long time friends. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read the article about Luke entitled “Got Ink?” you … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Lessons in Humility Volume 2

This week’s lesson was simple – frequent tapping. As you will see, in the following videos, both of my sparring partners were very respectful and humble in teaching me a thing or two about humility. I want to personally thank both of them along with head instructor Kurt Osiander. First up was Yuji Uchida, Ralph … Read more

Fast Eddie’s Minute – Catching up with Kurt Osiander

“Keep your head on the inside!” Kurt Osiander shouted as two of his students were drilling their single leg takedowns during our interview. Kurt’s number one priority is sharing the knowledge of the art of Jiu-Jitsu that was given to him so many years ago. You may remember Kurt as the man who choked the … Read more

Fast Eddie’s lessons in humility with Kurt Osiander

  Welcome to the newest segment from Fast Eddie and ProMMA.  About 10 years and 30 pounds ago, I was quite active in the BJJ and MMA worlds.  Having begun my Jiu-Jitsu training at the Ralph Gracie academy in 1996, I have had the opportunity to see the evolution of the sport of MMA first … Read more