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The words "motivation" and "discipline" get thrown around and hashtagged a million times a day in the world of BJJ social media.  There are thousands upon thousands of motivational quote sites that pair up some famous quotes with photos of people sweating or the Grand Canyon.  But at the end of the day, what do those words really mean and most importantly, what do you do when you don't feel like training? Motivation is commonly understood to be the general willingness to do or work on something.  Whereas discipline is more of a do something whether you have that general...

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Former Navy Seal, author and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, Jocko Willink approaching every aspect of his life with a 'Will Do', not a 'can do' attitude.  Typically up every morning at or before 4:30am, he starts most days in his home gym attacking his body like his Task Unit Bruiser went after insurgents during the Iraq War.  In he and partner Leif Babin's book Extreme Ownership, Jocko outlines a series of leadership principles garnered from his journey as a Navy Seal and beyond.  One of those principles is the principle of default aggressiveness.   Default aggressiveness can refer to one's...

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