We're bouncing back from the weekend and returning to the Back Mount - but this time working on how to escape it! We'll cover strategies on hip and hand placement, utilizing angles to help us escape and ultimately get top position with a single leg takedown! Click here to view the Back Escape to … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of September 12, 2022
Passing is our Passion! We'll be focusing on two of the strongest methods of passing guard to close out the month of July. On Monday and Tuesday we will be covering the Single-Under Pass, which is great for its lateral versatility when dealing with a more mobile Guard player. Click here to view … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 25, 2022
Earlier this month, we proudly added additional youth classes to our schedule at CTA Irving! By adding our "CT Kids II" classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5pm, it has allowed ALL of our students a higher level of instruction and a more efficient student to teacher ratio. Our Saturday morning time … [Read more...] about Our CT Kids are Growing!
As we begin to close out the month of July, this week includes two incredibly valuable Lesson Plans! On Monday and Tuesday, we'll take a more detailed look at Mount Escapes and also how to counter them and control the position - even finishing our opponent with a choke: Click here to view the … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 18, 2022
Our week starts by completing our Mount Lesson Plans, but now focused on defense. After a quick review of the Americana, Professor Collin will demonstrate how to defend and escape the submission. We'll close with adding the Hip Press Escape, a great way to escape the Mount and establish Single … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 11, 2022
We're starting our week with some Self Defense and then adding to our skill set from Mount! The Bear Hug from behind can be one of the most dangerous situations to encounter, so Professor Collin will be showing how to defend and escape this position. From there, we'll move to mount or add an … [Read more...] about Lesson Plans – Week of July 4, 2022