Thursday, 7 November 2013

Wednesday Gi Class

Worked on drop seio nage ( shoulder throw ) tonight. Then drilled basic submission sequence from the guard and hip bump sweep to mount escape.
Technical training was x-pass, smash pass and smash pass to mount.
Finished with rolling.
Good work tonight everyone worked really hard.

Monday, 4 November 2013

Monday night gi class

Good turnout tonight! Great to have so many guys on the mat.
After warming up and drilling hip throws, submission sequence from the guard and basic sweep to mount escape. We then worked on opening closed guard, defending grips and sweep attempts and how to approach open guard. Finished off with rolling.
Well done to Rich on his much deserved stripe.


Yesterday members of our team competed in Nottingham.
8 out of 9 who competed meddled!
Jimmy took silver in open weight brown belt,  Mike took bronze light weight blue and Nathan took gold.
Well done guys!

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Friday night gi class and stripes!

Finished off working on half guard (from the bottom) concepts and basic techniques last night.
Drilled hip throw and then hip throw to armbar.
Controlling distance and position, taking the back, rolling under sweep and grabbing the foot. Also worked on preventing the underhook and cross face.
Last night Dave, Mark, Seena and Andy all received much deserved stripes on their belts. Well done again guys!

Coming together as a team is the beginning
Staying together is progress
Working together = success.

Friday, 1 November 2013

Wednesday Gi Class

Worked on basic hip throw off basic gi grip.
Then kept working on half guard fundamentals: maintaining position, taking the back and then the rool under sweep.
Finished with rolling for 45 minutes. Good class tonight, everyone working hard.