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Day 66: Hammers!

Happy Tuesday! For striking class, we got an upper special… uppercuts and upward elbows! Today’s kid’s class: the hammerfist! It’s a simple but super fun strike. Today, we smashed some pillows with it. For CrossFit class, we busted out the … Continue reading

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Day 29&30: Punch and Punch some More

Looking for Saturday’s striking class? Of course you are. We went over two ways to defend against a straight punch: the parry and getting the heck out of the way. Or maybe you were like… I wonder if they’re going … Continue reading

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Acro Seminar is coming to town!

Dance on your hands! Balance your friends on your feet! We’re hosting a two hour acro seminar, coached by Ari Rapkin of justmovement. The first hour will focus on tumbling and hand balancing. The second hour will be partner acro. … Continue reading

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Camp 2017 Class

I was asked to teach a class titled “How to use BJJ to get out of bad situations” at MDP camp this year.  What follows is my class outline that I handed to all the students. Let’s start with some … Continue reading

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Position before… Striking

There is a position that is so bad that if you are put there, no matter how good your striking skills are, you should abandon them and focus on escaping using your grappling skills.  That awful position can vary from person … Continue reading

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