Archive June 2015

06.24.15

CHICAGO MADE TRAINING

GUEST POST BY GABE CALDWELL The simple definition of character is how someone acts when no one is watching. I have known Brian for eight years. I can tell you first hand — he is a man of great character. Brian is an intelligent, considerate, caring, and a funny human-being. Brian is a CNP — […]

06.17.15

MARTIAL LESSONS

FEAR DOES NOT EXIST IN THIS DOJO Why is everyone looking at me? I was on my back laying on the mat with a circle of heads looking down on me. We were playing a Tohkon game of capture the flag — meaning that I hold onto a rolled up judo belt while my partner […]

06.10.15

DON’T DROP THE PITCH

TELL ME WHAT TO DO Homecoming, 1995. Your Downers Grove South Mustangs are playing the Proviso East Pirates, and it’s a sloppy football game. We are clearly the dominate team but playing down to their level. Somehow, Proviso East is still in the game when we should have put them away sooner. After a change […]