12/10/2013 12:27:00 PM
Darren from Gracie Humaita Cleveland makes a great point which helped my training...And hey... that Tozi pass?
12/04/2013 14:28:00 PM
Super happy to be back on the mats a little more consistently than work, family, and travel permitted within recent memory...
12/03/2013 10:34:00 AM
Jake Rossen's article just came out:http://www.miaminewtimes.com/2013-12-05/news/ufc-trainer-lloyd-irvin-cult/Also, updates in Nick Schultz's case... his prior attorney withdrew (he's out of cash) and he's gotten counsel appointed by the Court.
11/21/2013 09:18:00 AM
The following is not meant to provide legal advice nor am I your lawyer just because you read this post!
11/18/2013 11:32:00 AM
I met Zack Adelson, the man behind the company, at the NY Open this spring and was delighted to have the chance to review one of their new bamboo rashguards.
11/14/2013 11:03:00 AM
I am not publishing comments which contain profanity, the real name of the NYE survivor, or rude/hateful language. I welcome open discourse even with people with whom I disagree... but I always reserve the right to protect others or to limit this for
11/12/2013 18:01:00 PM
As always I can procrastinate any number of ways.
11/10/2013 09:39:00 AM
Dave Poyer is an American living, working and teaching in China. He's also a jiu jitsu nut, a big dude, and a bit of a sucker for punishment.
11/08/2013 12:19:00 PM
The thing is, it does no good to turn to polemics and personal attacks. No matter what "side" you're on in this horrible situation, we need to be seeking understanding and trying to build consensus, to move forward constructively as a community. Na
11/07/2013 12:59:00 PM
Hillary is putting on a few seminars with all proceeds going to local organizations supporting survivors of sexual and domestic violence. She says, "The idea is much more important than me, so I hope others will do something at their gyms as well."Su
11/06/2013 01:32:00 AM
To say that someone is not a rape apologist because "they don't support rape" is an empty statement.
11/05/2013 16:20:00 PM
Thanks Michael Dill and Reed Shelger (more reasons to be SO PROUD of Texas) -- your opinions, that the rape survivor wanted a threesome and was later beaten up by her boyfriend prompting her to "save face" with her "cry's [sic] [of] rape" dishonestly
11/05/2013 15:18:00 PM
The jury came back hung (couldn't agree) and so the court declared a mistrial.
11/04/2013 16:24:00 PM
11/04/2013 Event Resulted - Release Status: Event Resulted - Release Status: PR.Jury started deliberations at 9:50 a.m. Jury returned verdict on Felony Count 7 but not lesser included. Two misdemeanor sex abuse counts remain. Jury to resume deliberat
11/04/2013 15:47:00 PM
There's an old joke around the courthouse.
11/04/2013 15:12:00 PM
I'm just wondering why people are celebrating Melo-donado's not guilty....I've heard Lucas Lepri removed his post cheering the acquittal, though Adam's page is private now and I can't see for sure.[EDITED TO ADD: several of his students have contacte
11/02/2013 23:11:00 PM
Lloyd posted on facebook implying that he was helping the IBJJF write the new rules for next year:Of course, this was misleading at best.
11/02/2013 21:51:00 PM
Nick Schultz used to train with Paul Thomas Jiu Jitsu of Katy, TX (now called Katy Jiu Jitsu) before going to Team Lloyd Irvin.
11/02/2013 00:39:00 AM
Been deluged with questions here and by email and on facebook so I will try to answer them one at a time. Here is part one! Pretty much the overwhelming theme I get is as follows: How could a crime like that be on video and those fellas not be foun
11/02/2013 00:16:00 AM
From Aaron France, DC cop and BJJ brownbelt... this can be found on the BJJ sub-reddit and virally all over the web, really: "I have a few things to say about the Maldonado acquittal. First, the idea that juries are always correct, even when presen
10/31/2013 09:53:00 AM
Received an email this morning from an attorney watching the trial. The charge to the jury did NOT contain that character evidence instruction of the previous post... instead it was a basic Allen charge, aka instruction to break a deadlock. Will ad
10/30/2013 15:54:00 PM
10/30/2013 Event Scheduled: Trial Resumed Date: 10/31/2013 Time: 9:30 am Judge: LEIBOVITZ, LYNN Location: Courtroom 202 Happy Halloween, folks.
10/30/2013 11:55:00 AM
10/30/2013Jury Notes FiledJury Notes Filed @ 10:30 am (Winter Instruction given)Hmm.
10/29/2013 17:51:00 PM
10/29/2013Event Resulted - Release Status:Event Resulted - Release Status: Jury returned a verdict of not guilty as to remaining count. Defendant has no further obligations to the court as it relates to this case. Co-Counsel Ty KellyAUSA: Peter Ta
10/28/2013 17:17:00 PM
Don't believe the misleading gossip please.NICHOLAS SCHULTZ:
10/27/2013 08:22:00 AM
I was originally told
10/25/2013 15:12:00 PM
10/25/2013Event ScheduledEvent ScheduledEvent: Trial ResumedDate: 10/28/2013 Time: 9:30 amJudge: LEIBOVITZ, LYNN Location: Courtroom 202I wouldn't worry yet.
10/25/2013 11:32:00 AM
Here's my dupe of the spinach salad at Maggiano's, except I add fried chicken to it for some protein.
10/24/2013 14:58:00 PM
It appears that deliberations are still taking place in the Maldonado/Shultz rape trial, and that the jury has sent out two notes (which usually means requests to have portions of testimony read back, which can only happen when there is a dispute as
10/23/2013 18:59:00 PM
From a friend:
10/21/2013 11:38:00 AM
I believe the Maldonado Shultz trial continues today and it sounds like Shultz will be testifying on Tuesday.
10/17/2013 11:09:00 AM
That's my big question, as I await results in the DC trial against Maldonado and Shultz for the NYE rape of their teammate....Here's what I know so far, and then you'll know what my opinion is without me even needing to say it...This is a screen shot
10/11/2013 16:05:00 PM
I don't have any hard news or quotable sources, but....I'm told by friends, who have friends either in attendance or with connections to people in attendance (yes, quite the attenuated chain there) that :-- trial was held Monday-Thursday of this week
10/08/2013 23:51:00 PM
10/06/2013 18:00:00 PM
The rape trial is public and open to anyone to attend.The judge is Lynn Leibovitz. Court room 202 at 9:30am. Monday they will be picking the jury.It's in the Superior Court of Washington DC, 500 Indiana Ave NW, Washington DC.Details can be found on w
10/04/2013 10:27:00 AM
Next Monday, October 7, the trial of Matthew Maldonado and Nicholas Shultz begins in Washington DC.Couple links to refresh your recollection... here's the local ABC channel report.Fight Opinion's piece with lengthy quotes from what I believe was the
09/30/2013 11:33:00 AM
Sorry for the long absence.
09/23/2013 15:47:00 PM
Here's the promised details about a great opportunity for kids as well as adults-- how many seminars are offered specifically for young people?
09/05/2013 18:32:00 PM
John Ouano, blackbelt under BJJ Revolution, founder of Ouano Gis and cofounder of New Breed Academy in California, is coming to Houston to teach seminars, one for kids and one for grownups, at Ground Dwellers on September 28th!Stay tuned for more det
08/22/2013 11:34:00 AM
My dear friend Elyse reminded me to share this recipe...
08/15/2013 10:17:00 AM
DojoDirect, a martial arts gear company based in the UK, stirred up a storm when its spokesperson Adam James Collier insulted a female customer, well-known British competitor Pippa Granger.Granger, a Checkmat purple belt and gi/nogi referee, had writ
08/09/2013 10:32:00 AM
From a wonderful poem by Mary Oliver, called The Summer Day:I do know how to pay attention, how to fall downinto the grass, how to kneel down in the grass,how to be idle and blessed, how to stroll through the fields,which is what I have been doing al
08/02/2013 12:51:00 PM
Wow, what a great opportunity-- train with three-time ADCC champion, eight-time world champion blackbelt under Andre Negao, Hannette Staack-- for FREE!
07/26/2013 09:37:00 AM
I'm about to settle down for a busy day at work and thought I'd share some of the music I listen to in the background.
07/25/2013 12:31:00 PM
Wow, that sounds so negative.
07/24/2013 09:08:00 AM
Read about the boxing legend here.My friend Andrew, left, with Emile in 2003.
07/23/2013 19:16:00 PM
Stethoscopes and armbars!
07/19/2013 09:46:00 AM
A quick personal note:
07/18/2013 10:17:00 AM
First, Keebler at Gracie Humaita Cleveland shares his new favorite Paleo summer treat-- aka Yonanas:And if you want a free 30 minute private lesson from the 2013 Pan Brownbelt Light Feather Champion, here's how to score it:Second-- I want you to chec
07/16/2013 14:34:00 PM
As my husband put it, when I attacked rape culture I opened Pandora's box.Pandora's box is only a problem if there is something bad inside.
07/16/2013 08:28:00 AM
I'm sure you've seen this.
07/15/2013 09:09:00 AM
First, I've been thinking about Paul Saucido's victim, and I hope she continues to heal and recover.Second, I reported the blackmail communications to the Austin Police and it appears that, with the detective's help, that whole situation has gone awa
07/12/2013 11:12:00 AM
Creamy, thick, and rich with lots of garlic flavour and a hint of lemon.
07/11/2013 08:34:00 AM
And that new board member is me!If you aren't familiar with Bullshido, you should correct that and quick.
07/09/2013 08:02:00 AM
Kind of a funny little video, companion to a new book I've been hearing about called "Don't Wear Your Gi to the Bar (and Other Jiu Jitsu Life Lessons)".
07/08/2013 10:39:00 AM
Last Wednesday during warmups I noticed my back felt... tight.
07/05/2013 09:38:00 AM
Tim Kennedy is my teammate.
07/03/2013 14:29:00 PM
My friend and instructor Keebler-- Pan 2013 brown belt champion, light feather-- of Gracie Humaita Cleveland shares some wrestling love...
07/02/2013 15:09:00 PM
I've ruffled some feathers and the chickens want to scare me into shutting up.
07/01/2013 17:37:00 PM
So, last Friday I kind of injured my shoulder.
06/27/2013 10:58:00 AM
I have lots of BJJ friends.
06/25/2013 10:18:00 AM
Marcos Avellan is suing Nakapan Phungephorn (BETA Academy in DC), Justin Garcia (Jungle Gym in the Bronx) and Fuzzy Badfeet for allegations of defamation and conspiracy to harm his business.http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2013/6/24/4456878/lloyd-irvin-mar
06/24/2013 09:54:00 AM
From Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse:"Marcos Avellan, a close associate and fierce defender of Irvin, has filed suit against a number of parties for defamation, conspiracy to defame, tortious interference with business relationships and conspiracy
06/20/2013 22:03:00 PM
From my friend James Stilwell who turned me on to Kate Elliott(http://kateelliottsff.tumblr.com/post/51134366578/the-problem-with-boys-will-be-boys):"The problem with 'boys will be boys':For months, every morning when my daughter was in preschool, I
06/19/2013 13:14:00 PM
Another seminar, this one in Austin at Zen Jiu Jitsu with the famous Rigan Machado!Thursday August 15th, 2013 @ 6:00p - All Belt Levels
06/18/2013 08:19:00 AM
What an awesome opportunity!
06/14/2013 12:45:00 PM
06/07/2013 16:30:00 PM
Kinji San Martial Arts Supplies makes Ronin Brand gis and is run by a really nice guy named Doug.I recently discovered that Ronin is sponsoring some Team Lloyd Irvin fighters.I feel like this is a bad idea because it sends the message that people who
06/06/2013 13:56:00 PM
05/31/2013 15:06:00 PM
I have friends at Crazy 88, a powerhouse BJJ academy, historically a Team Lloyd Irvin affiliate in a tiny town in Maryland, under head instructor Julius Park.
05/30/2013 09:22:00 AM
I have so many good friends competing at the Mundials this weekend... but a special shout-out to my teammates and training partners, Randy and Tessa, Rebecca, and Ketra.
05/26/2013 12:15:00 PM
Kale and EggsConsider this breakfast for dinner. In an individual-sized baking dish, mix some canned or crushed fresh tomatoes with salt, pepper, and a pinch of smoked paprika. In a separate small bowl, toss about 1 cup of chopped raw kale with a bit
05/23/2013 15:12:00 PM
I started training in October 2008, got my blue in January 2009, and took about an eighteen month layoff which ended in January 2013.
05/10/2013 12:42:00 PM
Check Keebler's thoughts (from Gracie Humaita Cleveland) on the right way to solve the eyepoke problem:
05/08/2013 15:28:00 PM
Mitch and I worked the IBJJF Dallas Open last weekend and as usual enjoyed it very much.Check out this match between Fabiana Borges (GB) and Mackenzie Dern (GH).
05/08/2013 15:26:00 PM
Sorry I've been out of pocket a while... have a major work project that culminates next Wednesday at 6pm (we hope) and after that I'll be able to breathe a little more easily.As far as I can tell you, here's what's new:
05/03/2013 13:52:00 PM
Hope you have a great weekend planned!!! I'll be in Dallas visiting family and working the IBJJF Dallas Open and then enjoying Cinco de Mayo dinner out with friends...Try this super easy little appetizer.
05/01/2013 07:39:00 AM
Watch around 1:18 or so:Of course he won't even say Lloyd Irvin's name... giant pussy Joe Rogan!
04/29/2013 13:00:00 PM
The May 4th Gladiators Games will be held at the Comeaux Recreation
04/29/2013 10:59:00 AM
Sorry for the silence... I was working from home and being occupied with various projects, etc.
04/24/2013 07:52:00 AM
More goodness from 2013 Pan Champion Darren aka Keebler of Gracie Humaita Cleveland:
04/17/2013 20:10:00 PM
Don't laugh, it's a cauliflower crust.
04/15/2013 09:23:00 AM
04/11/2013 14:57:00 PM
From a friend who will remain anonymous:"First of all, I think its important to note that theres a whole lot of misinformation out there regarding what happened during MMA Millionaires seminars, private meetings, and phone calls. Some of it is
04/11/2013 10:46:00 AM
I see that Lloyd is promoting the URL "maryland-bjj" (instead of lloydirvin.com) on google ads and on facebook ads.Thanks to some friends who remain anonymous, here's another listing of sites Lloyd Irvin has:http://bjjmadeeasy.*com/http://blueprintpa
04/10/2013 11:03:00 AM
Lloyd Irvin has successfully been gaming the SEO (search engine optimization) system on google for a long time now.We all know about his flagrant purchase of
04/09/2013 16:01:00 PM
To the charming, hardly literate buffoon who couldn't muster the sack to sign their own name to their comments:Yes, I deleted your comments without publishing them.
04/09/2013 12:39:00 PM
My belt is looking really, really worn.
04/08/2013 13:06:00 PM
04/07/2013 22:50:00 PM
If the owner of www.LloydIrvinRapeTruth.com is reading this, please email me at georgettejitsu at gmail.
04/07/2013 00:10:00 AM
The title refers not to frustration over my grappling, for once, but to the extraordinary amount of hair I lose every time I spar.
04/05/2013 13:55:00 PM
04/03/2013 15:18:00 PM
Lloyd Irvin recently posted an article that purported to discuss self-defense trends among women, but which really just attempts to boost his SEO profile away from his own revealing patterns and in favor of him continuing to run a business in the mar
04/03/2013 11:10:00 AM
Although the court's website shows eleven felony counts, the indictment actually contains nineteen separate counts mostly sex offenses, both as principal and as an aider and abettor but also on kidnapping, robbery and attempted aggravated assa
04/02/2013 20:26:00 PM
Today in D.C. Superior Court, eleven counts of kidnapping, first degree sexual abuse with aggravating circumstances, second degree sexual abuse with aggravating circumstances, attempted aggravated assault and robbery were filed against Nick Schultz a
04/02/2013 10:15:00 AM
These seem to be my two big battles of late.
03/29/2013 11:08:00 AM
03/29/2013 10:46:00 AM
This risotto is adapted from a recipe in Open House Cookbook, by Rachel Bay.
03/28/2013 11:08:00 AM
Sasser Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness in Oklahoma will be hosting a seminar to benefit the reopening of Pesadelo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, an Alliance affiliate in Dallas TX which was shut down due to a fire in February.
03/27/2013 09:51:00 AM
Just got back last night from the Pan.