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Training Frequency: 2 hours format versus the 1 hour (or even 45 minutes) format

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 We offer a mixed class of 2 hours from Mondays to Fridays. 6.00-6.30 The first 30 minutes consists off 30 mintures of light warm up, drills and stretches. We are not strict on ponctuality as we all understand that everyone has to work, commute etc.. If you are late, just jump in the mats and do your own quick warm up if required. Always say hi to the instructor as you join the group. 6.30-6.50 Topic of the week. Class can be split into advance and fundamentals if required 6.50 to 7.00  Situational rolling (sparring) from the topic of the week. 7-8 pm. Couple of rounds of takedowns also known as Tachi-waza then the rest of the class is spend on rolling (sparring) aka ne-waza. Spring & Summer We tend to have more nogi classes. Gi: Mondays and Thursday Nogi: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Friday Nogi class tends to be more advanced and you would be expected to have some basic knowledges. Saturday Morning Sparring is from 10-12. Also known as open mats because there is no formal cl

ADCC to come to NZ

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 From their facebook page and instragram account: https://www.facebook.com/ADCCNZ/ https://adccnz.com/?fbclid=IwAR2GzcY0kVsI9I3H0DcgGNp_fWEQs5_y1gYDGi2mPhUe7hJ23DDWv1HOA6Q " ADCC are proud to announce their arrival in New Zealand with the official NZ President being named as Steve Oliver. Steve Oliver would like to thank Ricardo Liborio for making this possible and Marko Leisten for the honour of representing the ADCC in Aotearoa. ADCC Submission Fighting Championship is the world’s greatest submission grappling tournament ever created and will now be in NEW ZEALAND in 2021" BEGINNERS: Illegal Techniques No slamming No neck cranks No any crucifix No “Full Nelson” No can opener No opposite RNC applying pressure on the neck No spine twisters No heel hooks No toeholds No kneebars No any foot locks that twist the knee No any crossface holds or crossface chokes No biceps pressure locks No calf pressure locks No banana split No striking of any kind No eye gouging or fish hooking No

Graduation 2020

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Second item on our shomen

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Graduation is on Thursday 05 November 2020

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