The Triangle Choke is one of the most popular submissions in BJJ. Though its roots are actually linked to Judo, the application of the Triangle Choke from the Guard position is a Fundamental seen in every Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy in the world. Beginning Monday, we'll discuss the basics of … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of December 6, 2021
ALL ABOUT ARMBARS! The Armbar is one of the staples of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and this week we will be discussing several different techniques surrounding both the Armbar and Guard Position. Beginning Monday, we will explore things from a strictly offensive standpoint - breaking our opponent's … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of November 29, 2021
It's a short week, but still a work week! We're still going to be fully active with classes Monday through Wednesday and have two great Lesson Plans to go with them. Both will be addressing starting from the standing position and getting the match to the ground - but in two distinctly different … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of November 22, 2021
NONE SHALL PASS - unless you get to class! We finished last week by introducing the Open Guard and this week we'll discuss how to pass it. Two of the most versatile styles of passing the Guard utilize underhooks on your opponents' legs to control their mobility. Our first Lesson Plan introduces … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of November 15, 2021
This Halloween was simply incredible at CTA Irving! In early October, our Adults began drawing names of classic WWF/WWE wrestlers, resulting in our own Royal Rumble on October 29th! In attendance, we had such legends as Stone Cold Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Andre the Giant, The Ultimate Warrior and … [Read more...] about CTA IRVING TAKES ON HALLOWEEN!
Both attacks and escapes will be on our Fundamental Menu this week! We finalize our Lessons Plans from the Mount - where we'll focus on recovering to Guard, then move on to techniques from there. Monday we'll focus on utilizing proper frames and getting our hips mobile while underneath our … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of November 8, 2021