• Jiu Jitsu for Beginners - getting strangled
    Fitness,  Jiu Jitsu

    So You’re Thinking About Starting Jiu Jitsu…

    An inside look at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from a white belt’s perspective to help you know what to expect when you start training. So you want to start your journey in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu…. how cool. At the time of writing this post, I am a 6 month, one stripe white belt, and I hope I can give you some insight on the first 6 months. If you are looking for someone who knows everything… you won’t find that here. Rather, these are ground-level basics that I’m hoping you can relate to, to better prepare you for your first classes. What is Jiu-Jitsu? From Merriam Webster, the definition is “An…

  • Husband and wife in a field
    Relationships

    How to Make Your Husband Want you all of the Time

    How to Make Your Husband Want you all of the Time: A deep dive look in to what key factors could turn things around in your marriage. Wow, this is a good one. As a 21 year veteran in a relationship, I’ve been asked to share a dudes perspective on this topic and I’m happy to. Guys, I’d love to hear from you at the end. Do you agree? Would you add anything? Let me know in the comments below. Ladies, first and foremost…. everyone is different and for the most part the type of “want” can vary. So as I dig in, don’t be sending me hate mail or…

  • Elk Hunting Montana, Colorado, Wyoming
    Hunting

    Montana Elk Hunting Tips

    Montana Elk Hunting Tips: Rifle, bow, black powder, guided, and more tips for one of the best hunting experiences of your life! Every big game hunter wants to travel to the west and hunt a giant bull elk. I have been hunting elk in the west for 20 years.  I have learned so much from my first journey to the mountains of Colorado or gutting my first bull on the mountain slopes of Montana. Many lessons are learned by first-hand experience but learning from those before you can save time and money. No matter what, always remember you go for an experience… and making a kill is just a bonus.…

  • The Dude Blog
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    Welcome to Where Dudes Talk Dude Stuff

    Man this is long overdue. The Dude Blog has been in the works in my head for a while now and I’m excited to finally get it launched. Who’s This Dude? I’m Matt, a mid 30’s guy who loves hunting (big game), Jiu-Jitsu, traveling, working in my consulting business, trying out new restaurants, drinking the BEST whiskey (or new beer on the market) and hanging out with my family… discovering new places to visit. What to Expect Here… Well you’ve heard what I’m in to, but that sure doesn’t sum everything up in regard to what you’ll find here on The Dude Blog. I plan to chat all things “dude”…