I Am Your Rest Round??
[Original post date on Girls In Gis: 30 July 2020]
photo by Joe Vasquez Photography
I was texting with my friend after class the other day about how all the rounds with the women at our gym are super tough. I jokingly said, “I wonder if that means we’re the rest rounds since every other round is challenging???” To which she quickly replied, “I know I’m not a rest round but, I definitely go slow with you when we roll so you can work.”
Um I’m sorry, what??
Talk about the ego going into high alert! Immediately I started counting all the ways I’m better than she is, how many times I’ve passed her guard, gotten to top, subbed her – even in a single round – and got ready to fire back a response. Then I took a breath and wondered if I could look at this another way… [continue reading on Girls In Gis]