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18/07/2016 - BJJ Globetrotter Camp | Bournemouth 2016 | Posture Inside Closed Guard (Christian Graugart)

Class #757BJJ Globetrotter Camp (Phoenix MMA), Christian Graugart, Bournemouth, UK, 18/07/2016For my last class of the inaugural UK BJJ Globetrotters camp, it was Christian heading things up, this time covering posture inside closed guard. In his int...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

26/07/2016 - Open Mat | Quarter Guard

Class #758Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 26/07/2016Chris went through some quarter guard material he learned at the UK BJJ Globetrotter camp in Bournemouth last week, taught by dance maestro Bruno. The first was a rolling bac...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

02/07/2016 - RGA Bucks | Open Guard | Countering the Double Underhooks Pass

Class #749 RGA Aylesbury, (BJJ), Kev Capel, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK - 02/07/2016It was a flying visit today, as multiple family birthdays on both my partner and my own side meant I was rushing up and down the country. I was determined to get i...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 27, 2016

18/07/2016 - BJJ Globetrotter Camp | Bournemouth 2016 | No Gi Barataplata (Lorenzo Fraquelli)

Class #753BJJ Globetrotter Camp (Phoenix MMA), Lorenzo Fraquelli, Bournemouth, UK, 18/07/2016After arriving back from Madrid around midnight, I got in a few hours of sleep before jumping on a train down from Bristol to Bournemouth. That was for the i...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 27, 2016

18/07/2016 - BJJ Globetrotter Camp | Bournemouth 2016 | Foetal Side Control Escapes (Chiu Kwong Man)

Class #754BJJ Globetrotter Camp (Phoenix MMA), Chiu Kwong Man, Bournemouth, UK, 18/07/2016I used to really enjoy Chiu's classes back when I trained at GB Brum in 2010, so it was cool to get to train under him again. Especially as today, he picked sid...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 27, 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

18/07/2016 - BJJ Globetrotter Camp | Bournemouth 2016 | Passing de la Riva (David 'Morcegao')

Class #755BJJ Globetrotter Camp (Phoenix MMA), David 'Morcegao' George, Bournemouth, UK, 18/07/2016David is a de la Riva black belt, so for his first class at the UK BJJ Globetrotter camp, he decided to talk about passing his instructor's famous epon...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 27, 2016

05/07/2016 - Open Mat | De la Riva pass to Mount

Class #750Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 28/06/2016I went with an Adamson pass again today, though I'm not sure I actually drilled this this one properly during camp anyway. For the first one, you have to lock down the hip to...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

10/07/2016 - Open Mat | Knee Cut Counters

Class #751Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 10/07/2016As has been the case for most of this month so far, I spent open mat practicing stuff from Leuven to see if I want to teach it. Today, that was knee cut counters. Effective,...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

12/07/2016 – Open Mat

Class #752Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 12/07/2016Today I focused on working through some techniques with one of the white belts, as they had a long list to go through. That's always awesome to see: open mat should be about...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

02/02/2016 - Open Mat | Unlocking Armbar Defence

Class #694Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Open Mat, Bristol, UK - 02/02/2016I'm writing this up a couple of weeks after the fact, but checking when I put up pictures on Instagram, this was the open mat we went through the armbar grip break. They are lin...
by Slidey's Training Log on Feb 17, 2016

16/02/2016 - Open Mat | Step Over Triangle

Class #695Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Open Mat, Bristol, UK - 16/02/2016I got in some more sparring today, which is always cool. That included a chance to try out the armbar grip break from the last open mat I went to, fun times. With Mike, an inter...
by Slidey's Training Log on Feb 17, 2016

26/01/2016 - Open Mat

Class #693Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Open Mat, Bristol, UK - 26/01/2016Today we thought a bit about chokes off passes. Gripping on the lower collar is risky, as that can leave the back open and also make it easy for them to sweep you. I think it ca...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jan 29, 2016

17/01/2016 - Open Mat | Baseball Bat Choke Under Side Control & Turkish Get Up (Kettlebells)

Class #691Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Open Mat, Bristol, UK - 17/01/2016Kettlebells has been especially good this week, with loads of great stuff on the Turkish get up, my new favourite fitness exercise ever. David and the Move Strong team did a gre...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jan 20, 2016

19/01/2016 - Open Mat | Knee Cut Counters & Sitting Guard

Class #692Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Open Mat, Bristol, UK - 19/01/2016I had a question about knee cut counters today, something I've been trying to work out myself. The first thing I try is from Ryan Hall's DVDs and I think something Mackenzei Der...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jan 20, 2016


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