Fight, Write, Love
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Fight, Write, Love

All That Glitters

Finals. Just over a minute on the clock. The score is 0–0. The triangle choke I almost finished in the first minute gives me a 1–0 advantage that would call the match in my favor were the time to run out with the score as is. But this is not the way I want this match to end, with my opponent being able to say, “Oh, I lost, but only on an advantage.”

Setting up the triangle choke I almost finished. Screenshot from Flograppling. I’m the one on the bottom.

Advantages are tie-breakers that are one step above a referee’s decision in



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Erica Zendell

Quitter of the corporate grind in favor of the open road, a writing career, and a whole lot of jiu-jitsu. Currently writing from San Diego.