We're focused on three specific types of Guard Passing for next week! Each of these methods is highly effective, depending on which option is available on your opponent. To begin the week, we'll start with the Over/Under Pass which allows us to control our opponent's hips and prevent their Guard … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of April 10, 2023
Lesson Plans – Week of March 20, 2023
Continuing from last week's Sit-Up Sweep, we're moving on to the Mount! Following a HUGE weekend of promotions at the Academy, we're advancing position to the top for this week's Lesson Plans. Our focus to start the week will be how to control the position. Once the Mount has been achieved, it's … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of March 20, 2023
Congratulations to Chris and Nick!
Chris Andrews and Nick Frame are some of our most committed and talented students. Both of these gentlemen are staples of our 6am Classes and spent countless hours in preparation for this past weekend's IBJJF Dallas Open. Both men won their first match with quick submission victories! Chris did … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Chris and Nick!
Lessons Plans – Week of January 23, 2023
Sweeps, Submissions and Passes - all from One-Legged X-Guard! Our last full week in January consists of three new Lesson Plans and we're starting with Sweeps on Monday and Tuesday. We will discuss how to establish the position before covering some basic options to offbalance and attain top … [Read more...] about Lessons Plans – Week of January 23, 2023
Lesson Plans – Week of January 2, 2023
HAPPY NEW YEAR! With the start of a New Year comes new goals, new adventures and new memories! Some of our favorite Lesson Plans are on the way next week to kick things off. We'll begin with the Cross Choke from Closed Guard. This technique is one of the classic submissions of Brazilian … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of January 2, 2023
Lesson Plans – Week of December 26, 2022
We're going to be bouncing back strong from Christmas and getting back to good by getting back to Guard! We have been working on passing the Half Guard, but now we're going to be starting from underneath this position. One of the most understated options from the bottom is simply to recover Closed … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of December 26, 2022