You may have heard that the other week I entered my first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition
(or you may have not becuase I was shitting myself so I hardly told anyone haha)
Anyway I was in the ‘big boy’ division, 5 guys around 100kg with the plan to choke each other OR tear each other arms off <— That was my plan
Going into this is a scary thing
I was nervous but at the same time I new that by doing it I would grow as a man
I new that being uncomfortable and being exposed on where my weaknesses are I would be able to improve moving forwards…
I ended up winning 2 fights by attacking there shoulder joint and I lost 2 fight because they choked the hell out of me
I place 3rd for the day which I actually didn’t care about, what I did care about was how I got choked and how I didn’t even know one of them was coming
Since that day I have been clearer than ever on where I am at and what I need to work on and I even feel it has helped me feel at peace because I did what I was scared of…
Now, I am not suggesting for you to go and get in a fight but something I want you to consider for the day is the simple fact that if you try something new and fail, is it really a failure?
We will never grow in our comfort zone yet we sometimes fight to stay within it.
I know that when I venture out I may lose BUT there is so much more to learn from the experience…
Apply this across every aspect of your life and see what pops up that you NEED to start going after
You create your world, make it yours and if you fail…
JUST TRY AGAIN with your new outlook on the situation.
Anyway, that’s all I have for you today
Matt ‘Scaredy Cat’ Prince
P.S. If you need any help with your training or your goals please just message me on Facebook and let me know how I can help 🙂
P.P.S. My podcast is pumping and I actually shot an episode on competing for growth, you can check it out here for free