Month: October 2015

Gi Review: The Mania – Submission FC

Andrew Raynor I must have dope reviews.  Or, Submission FC can’t tell the difference between a good review and a bad one because they selected me, once again, to do a review of their newest offering the Mania Gi.  Either way, I’ll take it.  #EveryDayImHustlin To sum it up, this is a premium gi.  And, […]

Gi Review: The Mania – Submission FC

Total Shares 0 Mania $139.95 Comfort 8/10 Weight 8/10 Design 9/10 Pros (why you should buy this) – Great Price for a Competition Gi – Sharp Balanced Design – Overall Lightweight Gi – Kimono Jacket Fitted Fit – Drill Cotton Pants with Rope Drawstring Cons (what may make you reconsider) – Pants Fit Too Short […]

Colorful Greek Quinoa Salad

Andrew Raynor This is great for lunches especially if you like to pre-pack at the start of the week.  2 cups uncooked quinoa 3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil 1 teaspoon minced fresh mint 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar 1/2 teaspoon […]

What I learned from refereeing…

Andrew Raynor I have reffed at in-house tournaments briefly, but this past weekend I got to experience “real” refereeing at a “real” tournament for the first time.  And, by real I mean “really stressed out about making mistakes” and “REALLY worried about being yelled at.” I’m happy to report it went smoothly and I feel […]

Salted chocolate pecan tart

Andrew Raynor Yup, it’s starting to get towards the holidays, though I can hardly believe how fast this year has flown.  Anyway, this pie is great. Got the recipe from Farmhouse Delivery in Austin. Dark chocolate and nutty pecans set off with a salty sweet kick. Enjoy with clouds of softly whipped cream. 1 recipe […]