“Jiu-jitsu teaches us to be comfortable in uncomfortable situations. And this pandemic is an uncomfortable situation,” said Renato Tavares during a live video chat with my Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor.
You win some, you lose some. Recently, I experienced the latter.
Last weekend was the Pittsburgh Jiu-Jitsu Classic. It had been a few months since my last tournament and I’ve been looking forward to competing in the blue belt division since my promotion on Cinco De Mayo.