The Way You Do Anything—Is How You’ll Do Everything
One of the most important things I first taught my kids when it came to being successful in Jiu-Jitsu was not
[+] how to break fall
[+] how to shrimp
[+] or how to perform a take down
... How to fold their gi
Not only did this instill self-discipline--it taught them, the value of expertise, mastery and personal responsibility.
(3 of our 6 core values)
Think of this as the equivalent of making your bed first thing in the morning.
No matter how crappy your day was, like: missing a strength session, Jiu-Jitsu, coming home late and not seeing your kids (because of your busy schedule).
... you at least came home to a perfectly clean and made bed.
From there, teaching them Jiu-Jitsu believe it or not, was the easy part.
Similar to strength training with Kettlebells for BJJ
... first learn to respect the kettlebell--regardless of it's size.
Carefully picking it up and putting it down as if it were your child.
Until you master this, training *with* the kettlebell will be harder than it needs to be.
"It’s the little things which make the greatest impact in your life as a man, husband and father."
The way you do anything—is the way you’ll do everything.