Tag Archives: moving the bar

December 28, 2016

Jiu-jitsu part 2: ripping my opponent’s beard

By Kyle Finneron

Did you know you can rip someone’s beard if you put too much shoulder pressure on their jaw? I didn’t, but I do now. After my first eye opening attempt at jiu-jitsu I decided, even though I was steamrolled, that I could…

September 7, 2016

Swimming, the art of controlled suffocation

By: Kyle Finneron

I have never been an incredibly strong swimmer. In my youth, my parents signed me up for swim lessons and the swim team simultaneously in hopes that I would grow to love the water. Both met early on alternating mornings which was…