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1/31/13 2:42 AM
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GrahamJ
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grillznice - For those not signed up on his email.....

I boarded the plane to Amsterdam in Washington D.C
on wednesday evening. The flight was long
and my back muscles hated me for that 8 hours.

Every attempt to get comfortable was
frutile and even though I was able to
sneak to an empty 3 seat block and lay
down the pain didn't subside.

When the nerves protest, when
they send out distress signals
a pain runs down my leg and
takes my breath away.

The only remedy is to take a hot shower.

The sound of the seatbelt beep
interrupts my thoughts. I tighten
it and get ready to land.

After the plane lands in Amsterdam
I look at my boarding pass. A 5 hour layover.

The airport was cold, like ice and we walked
about a 1/2 mile through a maze of terminals
to reach our gate. I remind myself that I can't eat
much - I'm two pounds over weight.

Now I can take a nap. It's eight-thirty AM, and
we have 4 hours to kill. I try to get comfortable on the
concrete floor but it's impossible. The floor
is as cold as ice, and every attempt to pad myself
proves useless. I should have dressed warmer.

Maybe sleeping on my gi top will work. I lay it out
and curl into a ball near the wall. Typically I have trouble
sleeping in public places, but I've been awake for 20 hours.

I start thinking about the tournament and decide if I can't sleep
I'll walk around. But the walking turned to endless pacing.

I tell myself, whatever happens at the tournament I've
been through it at least once before.

If it's a physical test, a mental test, it's nothing new.

Continued tomorrow...

Jordon Schultz

'97% of the population is losers and only 3% of the population is winners and you have to decide what percentage group you want to be in.

Then surround yourself, or find a way, to get around the 3% group.
For example, in BJJ, if an instructor makes excuses for their students losses like, “Don’t worry about it, he was stronger than you, he outweighed you, he’s a 3 stripe purple belt and you just got your purple belt” then that instructor is in the 97% group, the 3 % group doesn’t make excuses.'

- Limp Irvin

...sounds like Jordon's a 97% loser;.
I expect he'll be getting the order of the 'fuck off' soon enough (unless Limp makes excuses for him - like when he complained about the refs at tournaments; in which case, Limp will have to fire his own ass).

http://www.insidebjj.com/2011/07/12/interview-with-lloyd-irvin/
1/31/13 1:18 PM
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Don't worry everyone, anyone can automatically be a 3%er if you buy their DVDs, go for his seminars or join their team! What would happen if more than 3% of the community endorses them? LOL
1/31/13 2:52 PM
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Part 2 you can read the pitch in the middle already.

After 5 hours in the Amsterdam airport I hear
the voice of the flight attendants. It's time to board
for portugal. I know I'm in good hands, European people
take their jobs to heart. And, to them nothing is more
important in life, than a job well done.

We board the plane to Lisbon, Portugal. We arrive
in less than 2 hours and take a taxi to the hotel.
I lie on the bed, and turn on the TV.

I stand, shake out my legs. The traveling tightened my muscles,
my fascia, I need to stretch.

I try to stretch my legs, test my hamstrings, my hips.
Not bad. I'm getting lose. All systems go.

I decide to try and stay up all day, it's two-thirty pm
and if I go to sleep now I'll be horribly jet-lagged.

I succeed and manage to keep myself busy all
day, although my eyes feel heavy. The next day
we go to the venue. I see the referees, suited up.

I sit there in the stands watching the purple belts. For a
moment I fell jealous. I miss that belt. Then I run my hand
over the brown belt in my backback and feel grateful for it.

There are no clocks in the stadium. Something that deep down
always bothers me. You lose track of time in there.

After a long day of coaching, observing, we walk back to
the hotel through the winding streets of Lisbon. My mind drifts
and I think about my grips. I obsess about them. And I need to..

Grips can be the difference in a guard pass, or a sweep, and a guard
pass or a sweep can be the difference in a match, and a match can be
the difference in a career, and a career can mean the difference for not only
my life, but countless others lives, my future families life, my parents lives.

When I get a grip, it could be worth everything.
My grips are one of the small things I can control,
out of the countless thing that
are beyond my control... So I obsess about them...

Then I feel my calluses and for a moment remember
how not long ago my hands were once soft and fragile. Over time
they have become disfigured, fingers lengthened and
twisted like roots of an old tree.

My calluses are a by-product of not just my training, but
of the olympic lifting, the rope climbs, the gi pull-ups.

I turn to one of my teammates and say

"quite a walk to the hotel, is this near a mile?"

"it's 1.5 km actually" he says

Then he says: "Tomorrow we'll take a cab, guard players need their legs fresh"

"Agreed", I say and we finish the walk to our rooms...

Continued tomorrow in part 3
1/31/13 2:54 PM
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Clinical research did by psychology scholars shows that around 3% of the general population can be considered sociopaths. (True fact)
But they are a much larger group among inmates.
2/1/13 2:43 AM
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grillznice - Part 2 you can read the pitch in the middle already.

After 5 hours in the Amsterdam airport I hear
the voice of the flight attendants. It's time to board
for portugal. I know I'm in good hands, European people
take their jobs to heart. And, to them nothing is more
important in life, than a job well done.

We board the plane to Lisbon, Portugal. We arrive
in less than 2 hours and take a taxi to the hotel.
I lie on the bed, and turn on the TV.

I stand, shake out my legs. The traveling tightened my muscles,
my fascia, I need to stretch.

I try to stretch my legs, test my hamstrings, my hips.
Not bad. I'm getting lose. All systems go.

I decide to try and stay up all day, it's two-thirty pm
and if I go to sleep now I'll be horribly jet-lagged.

I succeed and manage to keep myself busy all
day, although my eyes feel heavy. The next day
we go to the venue. I see the referees, suited up.

I sit there in the stands watching the purple belts. For a
moment I fell jealous. I miss that belt. Then I run my hand
over the brown belt in my backback and feel grateful for it.

There are no clocks in the stadium. Something that deep down
always bothers me. You lose track of time in there.

After a long day of coaching, observing, we walk back to
the hotel through the winding streets of Lisbon. My mind drifts
and I think about my grips. I obsess about them. And I need to..

Grips can be the difference in a guard pass, or a sweep, and a guard
pass or a sweep can be the difference in a match, and a match can be
the difference in a career, and a career can mean the difference for not only
my life, but countless others lives, my future families life, my parents lives.

When I get a grip, it could be worth everything.
My grips are one of the small things I can control,
out of the countless thing that
are beyond my control... So I obsess about them...

Then I feel my calluses and for a moment remember
how not long ago my hands were once soft and fragile. Over time
they have become disfigured, fingers lengthened and
twisted like roots of an old tree.

My calluses are a by-product of not just my training, but
of the olympic lifting, the rope climbs, the gi pull-ups.

I turn to one of my teammates and say

"quite a walk to the hotel, is this near a mile?"

"it's 1.5 km actually" he says

Then he says: "Tomorrow we'll take a cab, guard players need their legs fresh"

"Agreed", I say and we finish the walk to our rooms...

Continued tomorrow in part 3
Ohmagerd the anticipation is killing me! I need more metaphors!! Phone Post
2/1/13 3:50 AM
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"European people
take their jobs to heart. And, to them nothing is more
important in life, than a job well done."

As a Euro myself, I would say F#CK no.

This kid is clearly a socio.
2/1/13 4:13 AM
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FangSakuraba - Don't worry everyone, anyone can automatically be a 3%er if you buy their DVDs, go for his seminars or join their team! What would happen if more than 3% of the community endorses them? LOL

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2/1/13 5:45 AM
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The Diary of Anne Frank contained less self-pity than these e-mails.
2/1/13 6:22 AM
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Man, those emails aren't that bad. If this guy was a prospect from any other team people would nod their heads approvingly.

Y'all need to learn how to turn the hate off and on. Phone Post
2/1/13 7:38 AM
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LiveFromThe7x7 -  Why are you guys on their lists? Phone Post

Because some people love to simply bitch. It seems mindless of course to most people but some love to have fodder to bitch about. Hell I have deleted myself off those lists as it was more like spam but people who seem to hate LOVE to not only join the lists, but also bitch about the lists. It's more like females who are "friends" with other females and have to know what they are doing daily so they can talk behind their backs.
2/1/13 8:06 AM
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GrahamJ - The Diary of Anne Frank contained less self-pity than these e-mails.
Literal LOL Phone Post
2/1/13 12:29 PM
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GrahamJ - The Diary of Anne Frank contained less self-pity than these e-mails.
*slow clap* Phone Post
2/1/13 12:49 PM
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Those emails are embarrassing. Phone Post
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GrahamJ - The Diary of Anne Frank contained less self-pity than these e-mails.
Hahahaha Phone Post
2/1/13 3:31 PM
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I actually laughed out loud at that one...hahaha
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Not since the Lord tested Job, has another man faced such trials and tribulations as Jordan... Phone Post
2/1/13 3:58 PM
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"frutile" is a combination of "fruitless" and "futile"

I first learned about this in an abnormal psychology class. It was associated with schizophrenia and the word "splister" was given... "splinter + blister."

enjoy:

http://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/2008/neologism/
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totaldude - As someone that used to train with Jordon I was VERY surprise his name wasn't in with these other two during the incident. Total scumbag.

2/2/13 11:58 PM
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BJJWorkouts - English is my third language but did he write frutile? Isn't it futile? I thought Llimp sent them to school. Phone Post
I seriously think it is an intentional thing they do as part of the marketing strategy. Almost every Lloyd affiliate email has obvious typos, excessive capitalization, etc. Maybe somehow it's supposed to make them seem more real and down to earth to the masses? Phone Post

Or they're just dumb as fuck.
2/3/13 9:35 AM
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Here's part 4. 3 is just blah blah blah

The match begins. I'm pull closed guard. I'm confident
and I setup sweeps, attack omo platas. He digs in. I dig in deeper.

I'm sweeping, he makes a mistake and I get on top.
Before I can start to pass I make a mistake and he
pulls me into x-guard and sweeps back.

Shake it off. Control what you can Jordon.

I continue to attack, he's up an advantage.

The match ends - I walk off the mat. I take a sip
of water - - I've lost. Shit.

My mind is now forcibly spinning me into
the past. I see everything, with shining clarity.

People often ask me what it's like to lose, and
I can never think of how to describe it. But the
word that comes closest - gut wrenching.

I've spent 6 years losing - several times a year.
Sometimes multiple times per tournament. But
when I've won it's been at the biggest tournaments
of my career.

I've wanted to quit countless times. But something
in my gut, some deep muscle, won't let me.

After I collect my thoughts I meet my coach in
the lobby and we exchange thoughts. He gives me
advice - pure gold - as usual.

We spend the rest of the day watching wins
and losses. I think about my drilling.

If I drill 300 reps a day, I'll hit 1500
reps each week, that's 78,000 reps a year....

I believe in math. Numbers don't lie. If I can hit
78,000 reps of my A sweep and A pass by the end of the
year I'll be satisfied. But they mist be perfect reps.

A single bad rep counts negative 100 reps, but when I hit
a perfect one - I enjoy a split second of sanity and calm.

At the dinner table we discuss our performance. I order
the octopus. A mistake.

After dinner we head back to the hotel. an pale,
uncomfortable building built in the 1970's, white stucco
with naked concrete on the interior.

The windows have bars. And the two elevators
barely fit 3 people.

I lay down on the stiff mattress and can't sleep,
my mind racing with the days events. I can't stand
the thought of another night here. But I would soon
find out that tonight would be the longest nights of them all....

Continued monday.... :)

Jordon Schultz

P.S. I'm giving away a free Bad Ass triangle course to
anyone who fills out this short survey in the next 48 hours.

The survey takes 2 minutes and after you fill it out, I'll personally
email you a link to the course! Thanks in advance!
2/3/13 10:54 AM
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sounds like that longest night he had is one filled with self-doubt or he was raped by the 3% teammates whilst sleeping.

either way, i am sitting on pins and needles waiting the next explosion of prose. It is so profound yet convoluted and filled with enough capitalization errors, run-on sentences, comma splices and dangling participles to make any one less than a MASTER of Grammatical Studies tap out.

i can't wait (personally, i hope it is not rape, that shit is just wrong).
2/3/13 1:36 PM
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Either that, or the octopus made him shit himself, the bed, and render the bathroom uninhabitable for his teammates.

Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it.
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"I'm getting lose. All systems go."

Yes, you are.

What a whack job.
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WhoRunsBarterTown - Why does everyone from Llimp Irvin try to write in Iambic Pentameter?

An attempt to feign literacy?
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ElPulpo -
WhoRunsBarterTown - Why does everyone from Llimp Irvin try to write in Iambic Pentameter?

An attempt to feign literacy?
I think it's movie trailer voice syndrome.

Supposed to be.

Dramatic. Phone Post

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