Strategic Prowess Unleashed: Exploring Clinches, Foot Throws, and Side Control in Week 8

Welcome to another exciting week at Gracie Barra, where our commitment to excellence shines through in every class. This week, we’ve crafted a diverse curriculum across our various classes, ensuring that every participant, from our youngest to our most advanced, experiences growth and mastery in the art of Jiu-Jitsu.

GBK Classes: Building Foundations and Confidence

Our GBK classes are off to an empowering start, focusing on side mount controls and two essential choke escapes. These fundamental techniques lay the groundwork for our young martial artists, instilling confidence and a solid foundation. The week concludes with friendly matches and specific training exercises, creating an engaging and supportive environment for our kids to thrive.

Fundamentals Classes: Building Blocks of Mastery

Our Fundamentals classes delve into the core principles of Jiu-Jitsu, starting this week with clinches. Students progress to learn the headlock takedown, wrist control, and armbar techniques. The Sports Jiu-Jitsu segment explores transitions to the Mount and the intricacies of a Paper Cutter choke. As the week unfolds, a flow drill and specific training from the side mount add layers to the learning experience, with a surprise spinning armbar technique to challenge and excite our participants.

GB All-Levels Classes: Embracing Versatility

Our All-Levels classes cater to a diverse range of participants, and this week is no exception. Beginning with an inside hook takedown with grips, students seamlessly transition from takedowns to learning the art of moving from side control to mount. The session concludes with the application of a Paper Cutter choke submission, offering a holistic and versatile approach to Jiu-Jitsu.

GB2 Advanced Classes: Elevating Skills to New Heights

For our advanced practitioners in GB2, this week kicks off with stand-up techniques, including a foot sweep and inside hook takedown. On the ground, participants master a side control escape and a potent choke from side control. The week concludes with specific training drills, providing a challenging yet rewarding experience for our advanced students.

Word of the Week: Accountable

This week’s word of the week is “Accountable.” In Jiu-Jitsu, accountability goes beyond the mat. It’s about taking responsibility for your actions, both in training and in life. On the mat, being accountable means owning your mistakes, learning from them, and continuously improving. It fosters a culture of growth and mutual respect within our Gracie Barra community.

Join us in any of our classes this week and witness the transformative power of Gracie Barra’s curriculum. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced practitioner, our dedicated instructors and supportive community are here to guide you on your Jiu-Jitsu journey. See you on the mats!


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