We had the good fortune of connecting with Tim Welch and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Tim, how do you think about risk?
I think taking risks and making yourself vulnerable is extremely important in life. If i didn’t take the risk to drop out of college and pursue martial arts I wouldn’t be where I’m at today, at the time i got alot of flack from parents and friends saying fighters and martial artists always end up broke, but i knew i had a deep passion and saw avenues to make money while competing and when im done. So i made the leap and dedicated all of time and effort into improving my skills, studying , and going threw the fire taking risks on fighting professionally and being a broke fighter. Threw all of my experiences i have gained a level of resilience, mental toughness, and knowledge that i never would have gotten if i didn’t take a risk. Now i own a Jiu Jitsu and MMA school where i get to continue to improve my skills, and also give back the knowledge to my students and help them become the best they can be which is the best part. I think if you love something and are truly are passionate about it you need to take a risk regardless if other people dont agree. So i think taking risks is very essential and important in life.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Teach resilience , consistency over time , grateful , health is #1

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
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