Gracie Adventure Camp, Jiu Jitsu in Paradise

Oh, February. Winter still has us in her icy grip. I don’t remember when I last saw the sun. My gi pants freeze into icy armor plates as I walk through the parking lot after class.

And it’s going to be months before it gets much better.

If only there was a glimmer of summer hope I could hang onto. A sparkling warm ocean wave of paradise that could come and wash over me. I think that would be enough to get me through the winter.

And while I am fantasizing about warm sandy beaches, why not throw in some great Jiu Jitsu training. Maybe with some of the Gracies? If only...