Easter Sunday BJJ

Yep the patellar tendon is still sore… limping like a pimp villain. However it is much better then yesterday… tensor bandage for sure and heck even got some lifting in… felt great once I was warmed up! I know the the lifting ain’t much, but I don’t give a freck. There will be gains, slowly and surely. Haven’t worked on any weights consistently since we found out the wife was pregnant…  May 28th 2014?? the last official logged date was Dec 16th 2014 lol…. wow. Crazy, sleep deprived for sure lol… since May. Unfortunately the wife had preeclampsia and hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) which is extreme involuntary vomiting. It occurred variably throughout the nights…  and yes every night sometimes 4 or 5. All I did was wash sheets lol. let just say the only consistent thing was BJJ, and goin on 4 hours sleep on average a night. Something had to give… the lifting unfortunately. Irony was before all that I hadn’t lifted like since 2008… mainly due to the shoulder problem predominate… when I first decided to start BJJ… lol

Essentially only 3 guys OTM this morning… Rupert Klein, myself, & Scott Hall. Glad they showed up lol. Boom! Easter Sunday and still we got some training in…

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Lifting: (9:15 am to 9:45 am, 30 min )

Essentially 4 sets, with 12 reps for each

  1. Squats, 135 lbs
  2. Bench Press, 2 sets at 155 lbs, & 2 sets at 135 lbs
  3. Bent over Barbell Rows, 115 lbs
  4. Some Crunches to work on my vainness, 4 sets of 50 Reps

BJJ Warm-up:

Pretty standard stuff… got a quick clip below…

Technique Review:

Worked on posture inside someones close guard, as well as a wing strangle… got the quick clips below…

Positional Sparring: (With Full Resistance)

Unfortunately, I forgot to click the fast recording… so it turnout to be 23 mins long… way too much to edit for the sake of this blog and up load onto Youtube at a mega size of 3 gigs… yes 3 gigs…lol

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Just take my word for it we went hard lol. 1 min jumping from one guy to another as a warm up. then a 3 min session. There was only a total of 3 guys. Common lol…

Easter sunday! hah

Rolling: (5 min rounds, 45 sec break)

  1. Scott Hall
  2. Rupert Klein

Some quick clips of us rolling below…

Not much rolling this morning… but logged in Fri, Sat, then Sun for BJJ… oh and some lifting… boom-diggity-datta lol.

Clean up:

As you can see we did manage to sweep and disinfect the mat before we left… I feel like only the BJJ nerds clean the mats… dafuck lol.

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Our GI’s don’t mop them enough I guess?

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Rupert Klein is the bomb… Haagen Daz brother!

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Hope to see you nerds sometime this week!!

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PS… Scotty, a nice clip below for further reference!

Ossu

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Sat Jiu Jitz

Sat April 5 BJJ

Not a big class yesterday… Albino Rhino, Morgan, Big Rig, TBT Steve, Marco and myself on site to punish ourselves… the knee was still sore… Guess everyone went a little hard on Friday hahaha.

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Quick clip of the warm up below…

Drilled some closed guard hip bump sweeps, to a mount x-collar choke, quick clip below…

Drilled some closed hip bump sweeps to a mount, then armbar while your partner pushes off, the a hitch hiker escape, with a stiff arm or collar tie to re-guard, quick clip below…

Worked on some positional back take submissions at full resistance with the seatbelt harness, some clips below:

Myself with Morgan. then Marco…

Myself and the Albino Rhino below…

The boys then did some topless yoga… after. I didn’t get a picture, had to get home to hang with the family.

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Ossu