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Showing posts from September, 2014

BJJ tip: Stretch and foam roller

I got a bad back for years. 3 stretches that seems to relieve the tension.       I also purchased a foam roller and will write my feedback. It seems that lot of people that trains BJJ use it.            

Topic of the week

Tuesday: Guard pass Thursday: Gaurd sweep See you on the mats

learn the rules: Severe fouls – Part 1     Doing the following will get you DQ. • When an athlete’s gi is rendered unusable and he/she is unable to exchange it for a new one within a period of time stipulated by the referee . • When an athlete deliberately flees the match area to avoid submitting to a submission hold applied by his/her opponent. • When an athlete intentionally attempts to get his or her opponent disqualified by reacting in a way that places his or her opponent in an illegal position. • When it comes to a referee’s attention that an athlete is not wearing an undergarment under his or her uniform as outlined in item 8.3.8 of this Rules Book. • When an athlete applies creams, oils, gels or any slippery substance to any part of the body .     • When the athlete utilizes any substance that increase the adherence in any part of his/her body . • When the athlete utilizes any substance that makes the kimono slippery for

Our training program for the next 2 months

for more details Please note every Thursday is NOGI

Learn the rules: stalling   • Lack of combativeness (stalling) is defined by one athlete clearly not pursuing positional progression in a match and also when an athlete impedes his/her opponent from carrying out said progression . • When both athletes simultaneously demonstrate a lack of combativeness ( stalling) in any position in a match . • When both athletes pull guard at the same time, the referee will start a 20 second countdown. If at end of this 20 second countdown , even if the athletes are moving, one of the athletes does not reach the top position, does not have a submission in hold,or is not imminently completing a point scoring move, the referee will stop the fight and give a penalty to both athletes. In this situation, the referee will restart the combat in standing position . • Lack of combativeness (stalling) is not declared when an athlete is defending his/herself from an opponent’s attacks from mount, back-control , side-contr

Training report: Takedowns and Anaconda

Normal 1 step roll for warm up. Then takedowns drills (continuation of last week). Snap down to sprawl arm drag         single leg takedown with shoulder roll                 Then we did the rolling anaconda       to conclude submission of the day, we did the reverse anaconda         Training concluded with 30 minutes of rolling.    

Tonight topic!

Know the BJJ rules: Knee reaping 102 - Foul

Knee ripping – Serious Foul - Penalty • When the athlete executes the movement in the characteristics mentioned above, moving his foot across the vertical midline of the opponent’s body. The referee shall stop the match, return the position if permitted and issue a penalty to the athletes before restarting the fight. If you want to read about what type of knee reaping will get you AUTOMATIC DQ

Training report: North South Choke and Judo Throws

Couple of rounds of one step roll for warm up. Tai Otoshi Then we did Uchinata drills Then Tai Otoshi. also renamed Power Ranger by Serge.     Topic of the day was north south choke     Then situational rolling from side control.   Then Tachiwaza (takedowns) and Newaza (rolling) to conclude training.   Great news about the new timetable for the 2015 competitions from the NZG.        

NZG 2015 competitions timetable

Time to organise your next year training and goals. 

Know the BJJ rules: Knee Reaping 101 - Seve Foul - Automatic DQ

What is Knee Ripping? • Knee ripping is characterized by when one of the athletes places his thigh behind the leg of his opponent and passes his calf on top of the opponent’s body above the knee, placing his foot beyond the vertical midline of the opponent’s body and applying pressure on his opponents knee from the outside, true inside , while keeping the foot of the leg at risk stuck between his hip and armpit. • It is not necessary for one of the athletes to hold the foot of his opponent in order for the foot to be considered caught or stuck. • For purposes of this rule, when one athlete is standing and bearing their weight on foot of the same leg as the knee in danger, the foot will be considered caught or stuck.   Knee ripping – Severe Foul - DQ         Next we will be looking how what type of knee reaping would only get you penalise with one foul BUT not DQ.