Our focus this week will be both the Offensive and Defensive Sides of Lapel Chokes from the Back Mount. We'll begin on offense with the Cross Collar and Bow and Arrow Chokes. Depending on how our opponent is escaping, we'll have different strategies to chase the submission: Click here to view … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of August 7, 2023
This week we’ll be committed to becoming Escape Artists! Our focus has been the Back Mount position this month, and we’re putting the finishing touches on those Lesson Plans by covering a few more methods to defend, escape and recover! The Technical Mount will be the starting point on Monday and … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 31, 2023
Takedowns, Turtle Attacks and TONS of Chokes on the way as we close out the last full week of July! The Single Leg takedown is an incredibly versatile method of taking our opponent to the ground. We'll cover footwork, entries and a couple of different variations on finishing the technique, and … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 24, 2023
On July 8th, CTA Irving's shining stars once again took to the mats and tested their skill at the Jiu-Jitsu World League tournament in Frisco, Texas! We had both new and experienced competitors taking part in the event, allowing the energy and leadership of our seniors to set the pace and example … [Read more...] about Another Amazing Afternoon with JJWL in Frisco!
We have been working some of the strongest techniques in our art lately, and that continues this week as we continue our focus on the Back Mount position! Monday and Tuesday will begin with dialing in on securing and maintaining position. After locking in our seatbelt grip and hooks, we'll work to … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 17, 2023
Stalking, Shooting, Sprawling, Circling and Submitting - we're covering it all next week! The Double Leg Takedown is a staple of wrestling and is one of the strongest and simplest ways to take your opponent from the standing position to the ground and end up in a dominant position. We'll also … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 10, 2023