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Easy does it now...

So, after giving my back much needed down time from the rigours of jiu-jitsu. I ventured back on to the mats to see where the class had progressed too in my absence. 606 more words

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The power of hips!

Moving on with the fine work Professor has taught us this week on defending the castle from the cross body positions, Professor picked up from where he left off in the week. 398 more words

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Double Under Guard Pass

Pass for when on top in the opponent’s closed guard.

Gain posture. Can threaten a choke to release opponent’s grips. Palm’s down, four fingers in collar, pull one down towards yourself, push other across opponent’s neck and up away from yourself. 229 more words

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Single Under Guard Pass

Pass for when on top in the opponent’s closed guard.

Gain posture. Can threaten a choke to release opponent’s grips. Palm’s down, four fingers in collar, pull one down towards yourself, push other across opponent’s neck and up away from yourself. 243 more words

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Defending the castle...

We continued our journey from the realms of guard passing into pulling guard and defending the guard pass attempts this week. Tonight Professor had a few announcements with reference to up and coming events and also expansion plans. 665 more words

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Gandalf said it best, "you shall not pass!" or shall I?

For those of you wondering Gandalf? it’s a Lord of the Rings reference… more importantly the Professor kicked off the week discussing the format for this week’s lessons and touched on the details we learnt from… 400 more words

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