Crossing the Bridge of ADHD and Dyslexia

When I was young, my family—my father, mother, sister, and me—immigrated from Chile to the United States. My family wanted better education opportunities for my sister and I, and they felt that moving to the U.S. woul...
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Leave Your Brakes on the Porch

Once upon a time, Nelson coasted halfway down the biggest hill in the neighborhood before remembering that his bike had no brakes.
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The Kevin Sheridan Saga

In his latest blog post, Nelson talks about meeting and working with one of his longtime BJJ and business mentors: Kevin Sheridan.
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Four of Nelson’s Favorite Mobility Movements

Check out Nelson's mobility routine for healthy hips, knees, ankles, and maybe going Super Saiyan.
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A Peek at the Future of Inverted Gear

As we move into our 6th year in business, read what's in store for the future of Inverted Gear in Nelson's latest blog post!
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Fuerza Mexico - Support Mexican Earthquake Relief

In our latest blog post, Nelson shares how his experiences at a Mexican BJJ camp lead to the new Fuerza Mexico rashguard. Read his story today and help send aid to Mexico's earthquake survivors.
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A Reflection on 10 Years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In October, I passed the ten-year mark for my BJJ career. As cliche as it sounds, I feel like I was a white belt yesterday, but as I look around, the friends I came up with are mostly black belts now or stopped train...
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A year in review

The end of the year is here, and it has been a wild one for Inverted Gear, so I thought we could look back at some of the highlights of 2017. We continued to grow and broke our sales record for the fifth year in a ro...
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How ADCC Shaped the World of Grappling

By the time this blog post goes up I will be on my way to JFK airport on our way towards Finland for this year's ADCC tournament. This trip is very special to me for a few reasons. I am coming up on my ten year BJJ a...
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2 Critical Habits for Your Training

“Champions don’t do extraordinary things. They do ordinary things, but they do them without thinking, too fast for the other team to react. They follow the habits they’ve learned.” - Tony Dungi I came across this ...
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My New Instructional: From Chile with Love

About a year ago, I started to work on an instructional with the crew over at Artechoke Media. It has been an amazing experience. After nearly ten years of grappling, I felt I had a unique take on certain positions th...
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Get a gi to give a gi

A year ago, my friend Sean contacted me to tell me about a school club a few of his teammates from Main Line United were helping out with. The Workshop School is a project-based charter school that takes an innovative...
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