Flash Fiction: Get A Grip

Mike walked through the doors of Navarro Jiu-Jitsu eager for practice. Though Mike was a novice—his pristine Gi and white belt gave it away—he had enjoyed the first few sessions.

His buddies prepared him for the steep learning curve, and he welcomed the challenge.

He watched closely and listened intently as Professor Navarro walked him through an arm bar escape in a thick accent, “Always think of the grip.” “Think of the grip.”

On the way home, Mike wondered how much his game would improve as soon as he understood what his coach meant by “thingamajig.”

Word Count: 100

Prompted from MMA Storytime’s 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/05/11/100-word-flash-fiction-challenge-18/.

Prompted from the Six-Sentence Story at: https://girlieontheedge1.wordpress.com/2020/05/10/sundays-six-sentence-story-word-prompt-107/.

Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/05/11/fowc-with-fandango-practice/.

Prompted from the Word of the Day Challenge at: https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2020/05/11/novice/.

Prompted from the Ragtag Daily Prompt at: https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2020/05/11/rdp-monday-thingamajig/.


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