On the eve of my 30th year, I can’t help but wonder if being simply good is enough. Are we all built to withstand the sacrifices necessary to be great?

On the eve of my 30th year, I can’t help but wonder if being simply good is enough. Are we all built to withstand the sacrifices necessary to be great?

Always inspired by the youth. Keep up the great work @elephantbjj #okkimonos #kidsfirst

Always inspired by the youth. Keep up the great work @elephantbjj #okkimonos #kidsfirst

Love love love buttons…

Love love love buttons…

Dear knee, get well soon. PS I hate you. - Brendan

Dear knee, get well soon. PS I hate you. - Brendan

Coffee and Bjj. It’s all that we do.  Awesome mug via @patchesotoole.

Coffee and Bjj. It’s all that we do. Awesome mug via @patchesotoole.

Another shot of @elephantbjj aka Rumplestilskin about to take Gold in gi! #okkimonos #kidsfirst

Another shot of @elephantbjj aka Rumplestilskin about to take Gold in gi! #okkimonos #kidsfirst

Awesome photo of my dude @elephantbjj rocking our kids spats recently! #okkimonos #kidsfirst

Awesome photo of my dude @elephantbjj rocking our kids spats recently! #okkimonos #kidsfirst

Jiu jitsu changes lives.  @Meerkatsu gis help too ;)

Jiu jitsu changes lives. @Meerkatsu gis help too ;)

Everybody has people who inspire them. Why is everybody so afraid to admit it? - Tyler the Creator.  These guys continue to inspire the heck out of me.  Regram from @bearsyr / @shoyoroll.

Everybody has people who inspire them. Why is everybody so afraid to admit it? - Tyler the Creator. These guys continue to inspire the heck out of me. Regram from @bearsyr / @shoyoroll.

Jiu Jitsu changes lives!

Jiu Jitsu changes lives!