July 5, 2021

Making the best of the Shark Tank Experience

What is a Shark Tank? In our training, we use the term Shark Tank to describe a pressure testing method where one person has to face multiple opponents in sequence. This is strictly a one-on-one experience lasting a minimum of 5 minutes. Every 60 seconds, a fresh opponent jumps in and your previous opponent rolls out. Shark Tanks can be

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June 28, 2021

The Rules of Fight Club

Fight Club came out at a time in my youth that I was at a turning point in my life. In 1999, I was a 17-year-old kid who had just started his senior year of high school. In my impressionable youth, I had no real direction. My friends were all planning their college path and I was kind of just

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June 13, 2021

The Benefits of Rivalry

I remember when I was in high school never going to any sporting events unless it was a game against the other high school in town. I didn’t, and still don’t, care one bit about sports, but there was something different about the games against our cross-town rivals. It isn’t as if I hated the other school. Heck, I barely

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May 31, 2021

Training vs. Practice

Before we start comparing the two, let’s take a moment to define what Training and Practice are. What is Training? As a verb, training means “to make proficient by instruction and practice, as in some art, profession, or work.” You can see that practice is part of training, but the more important aspect of this definition in my opinion is

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