LOTS OF CLASSES AND LOTS OF PASSES! We'll continue to explore techniques from the Half Guard position by addressing how to perform our Tripod and Knee Slide passes. With the Half Guard being so dynamic and presenting so many options and threats, we'll spend Monday and Tuesday dissecting the Shin … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of February 14, 2022
This week we start our two-week series working from the Half Guard position. The Half Guard is one of the most dynamic positions in all of Jiu-Jitsu, because there are so many different opportunities for advancement from there. Whether we are looking to take our opponent's back, sweep them to top … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of February 7, 2022
What a way to end the month and start the year! We had tons of kids and adults compete in the Jiu-Jitsu World League Tournament on January 22nd and they all did amazing. Several were first-time competitors who rose to the challenge while our experienced students continued their winning ways! A … [Read more...] about JJWL, Promotions and Pinstack!
January ends and February begins as we complete our Lesson Plans from one position and move onto another! Being underneath the Knee on Belly position can be extremely uncomfortable, not to mention that it places your opponent just a short step away from the Mount. We'll spend Monday and Tuesday … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of January 31, 2022
ATTTTTAAAAAAAACCCCKKK! Hopping right back onto the mat from the tournament, we're getting into Submission options from the Side Control position. We'll begin the week by discussing several principles and concepts about how to control our opponent and prevent their escape. From there, Professor … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of January 24, 2022
MORE ESCAPES, NEW POSITIONS! We can't forget that the root of all martial arts is Self Defense, so this week we'll start with some headlock escapes. We will work from both the Standing and Kesa Gatame positions, addressing the threat of punches and how to escape from our opponent. Click here … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of January 17, 2022