Blog Posts - De La Riva Sweep



24/07/2016 - Seminar with Ana Yagües

Seminar #020Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Ana Yagües, Bristol, UK - 24/07/2016I am always keen to get more women down to teach at Artemis BJJ, as well as bringing in black belts for seminars. Up until now we've had Chelsea Bainbridge-Donner teach us...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

18/07/2016 - BJJ Globetrotter Camp | Bournemouth 2016 | Deep de la Riva X Guard Sweep (Ana Yagües)

Class #756BJJ Globetrotter Camp (Phoenix MMA), Ana Yagües, Bournemouth, UK, 18/07/2016This is the class I was most looking forward to, because Ana is somebody I've 'known' online for a number of years now. She's been writing a blog for a good while,...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 27, 2016

17/01/12 - Brown Belt Requirements Teaser & GB Bristol (DLR Back Take)

Class #441 Gracie Barra Bristol, (BJJ), Dónal Carmody, Bristol, UK - 17/01/2012 I'm among the fortunate group of people who received a pre-release teaser of Roy Dean's latest instructional, Brown Belt Requirements. So far, that just means the firs...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jan 18, 2012

18/10/2011 - Gracie Barra Bristol (de la Riva)

Class #424 Gracie Barra Bristol, (BJJ), Donal Carmody, Bristol, UK - 11/10/2011Jiu Jitsu Style issue 5 is now out (you can get JJS through iTunes, in the US or in the UK, among other countries): if there are any students from Gracie Barra Bristol rea...
by Slidey's Training Log on Oct 18, 2011

05/10/2010 - BJJ (Advanced)

Class #347RGA High Wycombe, (BJJ), Kev Capel, High Wycombe, UK - 05/10/2010Great news for Scramble, which is now available over at Black Eagle. Matt has just released a very swish rash guard and grappling tights. If I actually trained no gi, that's d...
by Slidey's Training Log on Oct 6, 2010

05/10/2010 - BJJ (Beginner)

Class #346RGA High Wycombe, (BJJ), Kev Capel, High Wycombe, UK - 05/10/2010As I’ve returned to Buckinghamshire for at least a couple of months, while I look for work in Bristol (as my gf is now there permanently), I can again benefit from the excel...
by Slidey's Training Log on Oct 5, 2010

01/09/2010 - BJJ (Basics)

Class #336Gracie Barra Birmingham, (BJJ), Dave Iverson, Birmingham, UK – 01/09/2010I had an appointment that ran over last night, so couldn’t make it to my usual Tuesday basics class. So instead, as I have a half-day today, I’ll be doubling up...
by Slidey's Training Log on Sep 2, 2010

01/09/2010 - BJJ (Advanced)

Class #337Gracie Barra Birmingham, (BJJ), Norby Nowak, Birmingham, UK – 01/09/2010As at RGA Wycombe, I tried to scribble some notes down, as otherwise I’d probably struggle to remember the techniques from both sessions. At Wycombe, I felt particu...
by Slidey's Training Log on Sep 2, 2010

24/08/2010 - BJJ (Basics)

Class #334Gracie Barra Birmingham, (BJJ), Nathan Roberts, Birmingham, UK – 24/08/2010For those who haven’t heard, Seymour from Meerkatsu.com and Liam from Part Time Grappler are jointly running a ‘design your own gi’ contest: full details her...
by Slidey's Training Log on Aug 25, 2010

17/08/2010 - BJJ (Basics)

Class #332Gracie Barra Birmingham, (BJJ), Nathan Roberts, Birmingham, UK – 17/08/2010Class began with some unusual drills tonight, starting with a sort of ‘musical belts’: when Nathan said ‘go’, everyone had to rush to grab one of the belts...
by Slidey's Training Log on Aug 19, 2010

18/08/2010 - BJJ (Advanced)

Class #333Gracie Barra Birmingham, (BJJ), Norby Nowak, Birmingham, UK – 18/08/2010Yep, more De La Riva sweeps tonight. We began by reviewing the options from last week. All of them begin by holding both sleeves, then establishing the De La Riva hoo...
by Slidey's Training Log on Aug 19, 2010

10/08/2010 - BJJ (Basics)

Class #330Gracie Barra Birmingham, (BJJ), Nathan Roberts, Birmingham, UK – 10/08/2010I’ve been chatting to Andrew (an old friend of mine who now lives in Birmingham) about BJJ for a while, and tonight he decided to pop along and give it a try. I...
by Slidey's Training Log on Aug 12, 2010

11/08/2010 - BJJ (Advanced)

Class #331Gracie Barra Birmingham, (BJJ), Norby Nowak, Birmingham, UK – 11/08/2010There was more De La Riva action tonight, beginning with the same sweep Nathan taught yesterday. I felt it more on my wrist today, so had to make sure I was sweeping...
by Slidey's Training Log on Aug 12, 2010

24/11/2009 - BJJ

Class #263RGA High Wycombe, (BJJ), Kev Capel, High Wycombe, UK - 24/11/2009Though I've made it abundantly clear I hate training takedowns, I was nevertheless interested to see this site. It's a full judo syllabus up to black belt, as far as I can tel...
by Slidey's Training Log on Nov 24, 2009


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