No-Gi match for Jason Sr. for the win at Fuji tournament. October 8, 2022. Here is when the exhaustion of only having one roll between yours, for 4 consecutive matches catches up to you. Notice his pure exhaustion.
Jason Sr. and Kent battle it our for Bronze in No-Gi at the Springfield Missouri Fuji tournament. October 8, 2022.
Jason had only one match between each of his Gi and No-Gi matches. That is he rolled, had 5 minutes or less of a break, rolled again, 5 minute or less brake and rolled again. This was his 6th or 7th match and he was exhausted.
Kent's 2nd Gi match at the Springfield Missouri Fuji tournament. October 8, 2022. The ref called the match because I "made noise" while trying to turn on my side to get our of the choke. I admit he had a choke, however it was not to the point of submission, it was to the point of fighting out of it.
This is why you never let the decision go to the judges and apparently can't exhale loudly while you attempt to break a hold.
The day after a cold front fellow outdoor writer, Don Banning, and I tried one of his favorite small waters. It was a tough, post, major cold front day, and even this small body of water was tough fishing. However, selecting the right lure, technique and location saved the day. Here are some tips to help whenever having similar conditions. A Rat-L-Trap was the key to success on this day. Even Pepper get in the video.