Week 12 of the Gracie Barra Curriculum: Exciting Techniques and Mindfulness

Welcome to Week 12 of the Gracie Barra Curriculum! We have an action-packed week planned for all our students, from our Tiny Champions to our Advanced adults. Here’s a detailed look at what each class will be focusing on this week.

Tiny Champions (3-4 years old) & Little Champions 1

Class A:

Technique: Escaping standing rear choke.

Class B:

Technique: Headlock takedown and hip throw controlling the head.

Ground Technique: Working on taking the back from turtle position.

Little Champions 2 & Juniors

Class A:

Technique: Escaping rear choke.

Class B:

Technique: Hip throw controlling the shoulder.

Ground Technique: Taking the back from turtle position and finishing with Rear Naked Choke (RNC).

Fundamentals Class

Class A:

Self-Defense Techniques: Escaping from front bear hug over the arms + hip throw + finishing knee on belly.

Ground Technique: Taking the back from turtle position + seatbelt grip opening the space for hooks.

Additional Technique: Clock Choke.

Class B:

Self-Defense Techniques: Escaping from rear bear hug over the arms + rear takedown + finishing in side control.

Ground Technique: Taking the back from turtle position using the lapel grip + finishing with two collars choke.

All Levels & Advanced Classes

Foot throws and a ground technique of the professor’s choice.

Finishing with specific training and drills.

šŸ—£ļøWord of the Week: Mindfulness

This week’s word is mindfulness, a concept that is deeply intertwined with Jiu Jitsu. Mindfulness involves being fully present and engaged in the moment, aware of your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings without distraction. In Jiu Jitsu, mindfulness enhances focus, allowing you to react to your opponentā€™s movements with precision and clarity. It helps you stay calm under pressure, make strategic decisions, and improve your overall performance on the mat. Embracing mindfulness in your practice not only boosts your physical skills but also cultivates mental resilience and discipline.

We look forward to seeing everyone on the mats this week. Let’s train hard and stay mindful!


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