This is more of a funny post with a observation on how Jiu-Jitsu can be of daily us. You see I’m a father of 3 and the youngest is just about to turn 2. He is still in diapers. On a holiday like today there will be no BJJ class and because I’m home I will get extra diaper duty. As I am always trying to look on the bright side of life, I found that trying to change my wiggling son offered a chance to practice Jiu-Jitsu. How you wonder? As I tried to contain him I notice that I began by instinctively trying to control his hips. All of the sudden I realized I could use his long sleeve shirt like a gi. I quickly realized too that I should deprive him of his base. In no time we were both laughing as he continued to struggle to get away with a stinky diaper and I used the Jiu-Jitsu principles I had learned to control him. I substituted arm bars and chokes for tickling of course. When all was said and done it was still a stinky job but both of us had a good laugh and a miniature roll. I hope in the future my son enjoys BJJ with me, for now he may just be learning escapes.
Jiu-Jitsu is Life and Life is Jiu-Jitsu