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MMA Defence (diary entry)


30.10.19   My junior lesson revised all pin transitioning and then looked at escaping side control. My senior lesson focused MMA defence.   My junior client drilled transitioning around the body, maintaining control throughout as a fluid exercise from both sides. This was then repeated under mild pressure. We then looked at defending side control to gain the guard position. Here we focused on raising the hips and snaking out. We looked at the use of the elbow and the […]

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Six Rounds of Muay Thai & Escaping Side Control (diary entry)


03.04.19   Wednesday evening continued the Basic Muay Thai for Martial Arts Cross Training course for one of my junior client’s immediately followed by his uncle’s regular martial arts cross-training. The former brought everything together over a series of six three-minute rounds. The latter finished going over going through MMA for the ground top position and began work on defending from underneath, beginning with escapes from pins.   The junior lesson began with mirror-footwork and then mitt-work. Rounds one, two […]

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