Blog in Kuwait with BJJ Black Belt 4x MMA Champion Ray Elbe giving tips on diet, weight loss, health, fitness, traveling the world, and of course fighting.

"There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you've grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness."
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Now that you've found my blog, I hope you continue to follow! Witness me travel the world teaching and competing in Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as I meet new friends and discover cultures from all walks of life.

As an 18 year old kid if you would have told me at 30 I would be a professional fighter with over 200 stamps in my passport, I would never have believed you. Looking through the years of this blog, I hardly believe it now!

Kuwait BJJ competing at Naga Germany!

tonight was the final training session for Kuwait Combat Athletics Athlete Hussain Khorsheed as he gets set to fly to Germany to compete for the North...

What is the best martial art to learn for self defense?

Okay, so typically speaking there are 4 different reasons why people want to learn Martial Arts, and each reason really has a different philosophy in teaching,...

The lack of social services provided by the @usembassyq8 @HMAMatthewLodge

If you go to a restaurant and receive inadequate service, you can ask the manager to come to the table, and you can voice your concerns with them.  You can...

#Kuwait watch the #MayweatherPacman boxing fight tomorrow morning in Salmiya

What could be more fun than waking up at 5am to watch the boxing fight of the century?!…maybe watching it at a Filipino restaurant in Kuwait, lol. Anyone...

Princess of Dubai competes in #BJJ tournament leading a new area for women in the gulf!

They say money can't buy you happiness…but it can buy you Brazilian Jiu Jitsu lessons which is basically the same thing, LOL! Her Highness Sheikha Maitha...

It went down this weekend in Abu Dhabi! #ADWPJJC2015

Everyone was in Abu Dhabi this weekend.  The most stacked weekend of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the world took place this year at the World Pro Brazilian Jiu...