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Striking to Grappling Combinations (diary entry)

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14.11.19   My Thursday evening class brought my client up to the two and a half hour point of his Mixed Martial Arts course. We trained four combinations looking at striking entries to grappling.   The lesson warmed up with callisthenics specific to MMA and agility drills working footwork, takedowns and top position movement on the ground. We then began our series of MMA combinations. These combinations are specifically aimed to attain a strong grappling position.   The first combination […]

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Sweep to Single Leg (diary entry)

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21.09.19 Saturday saw the final lesson of my two junior clients’ course on stand-up grappling/clinch. We revised all the material over the course also had another look at the hip-throw. I also brought in a sweep-single-leg combination and covered a couple of ways to get a pin, which will move us nicely into the submission grappling course that will follow. The lesson began with an energetic series of exercises. After some basic dynamic stretching and callisthenics, we did some mirror […]

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More Two-on-One Work & Sparring (diary entry)

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31.08.19   I just taught one part of my usual duo of junior clients this Saturday. We have reached our seventh hour of their basic course on clinch/stand-up grappling. Today we revised a lot of material, due to the large layoff between sessions, and I also focused on developing the two-on-one as well as sparring.   We warmed up with dynamic stretching and wrestling callisthenics. Next we moved onto break-falls and rolls. Then we moved onto bulling to set up […]

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