It’s getting to that time of year: the mats are less packed as people make more and more excuses for why they aren’t showing up. Office parties, family gatherings, children’s Christmas plays- all valid reasons in a lot of ways, but what is one “meh, I have this thing and can’t go to class” can quickly turn into “dang, I haven’t been to a jiu jitsu class for an entire month” if you’re not careful.
I say all of this, knowing full well I’m heading to New Orleans later this week and will also be skipping class: try to do whatever you can to get into class when you can. Sure, it may just be one day for the entire week, but the effort will still keep you emotionally invested and motivated to attend class for when you do have time to make it in.
Just a few words of advice: have a great day everyone!