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Restless resting

So, let's be honest. I can be a pretty clumsy person at times - and 'graceful' is not really a word you'd use to describe me. But, this week at training (BJJ) I managed to clunk my way through one of my most clumsy, ungraceful moves yet.

I'd hurt myself a bit in the first drill of the night, but was far too stubborn determined to stop training. I was only 5 minutes in and I really needed time on the mats for some 'Jits therapy', so I just decided to take things a little easier but to definitely keep going.
During one move,  I was particularly ungraceful and managed to wrench my back pretty badly, with some serious crack and pop noises to accompany the pain. So I stopped, gently moved around, and was pleasantly surprised to find that everything felt okay.
(Cue: false sense of security).
I took it fairly easy for the rest of the session, and rolled light - but did get a damn fine guard - sweep - mount move in, which I was pretty proud of (let's not talk …