Week 8 – Exploring Clinches, Foot Throws, and Side Mount Techniques

Welcome back, warriors! 🥋✨ Week 8 of our Gracie Barra Curriculum is here, and we’ve got an action-packed lineup of techniques and training sessions ready to ignite your passion for Jiu Jitsu! Here’s a sneak peek into what’s in store for our classes:

Tiny Champions & Little Champions 1:

  • Class A kicks off the week by mastering escapes from one and two hands front chokes.
  • Class B focuses on perfecting the double leg takedown without grips.
  • On the ground, they’ll hone their skills in maintaining side mount control.

Little Champions 2 & Juniors:

  • In Class A, students will learn how to escape one-hand and two-hand front chokes.
  • Class B adds the double leg takedown without grips to their repertoire.
  • Professor will guide them through effective attacks from side control during ground technique sessions.

Fundamentals Class:

  • Class A adults will focus on self-defense techniques, including blocking hook punches and executing a headlock takedown finishing with an armbar.
  • On the ground, they’ll work on transitioning to the mount and executing the paper cut choke with precision.
  • In Class B, self-defense will emphasize jab slipping, body clinches, and wrist control takedowns, followed by transitioning to mount and executing a spinning armbar from side control.

All Levels & Advanced Classes:

Foot throws take center stage in both levels, with the ground technique being the professor’s choice. Specific training and drills will round out each session, ensuring students leave the mats feeling empowered and accomplished.

🗣️Word of the Week: Accountable

This week, we’re focusing on the importance of being accountable in Jiu Jitsu. Whether it’s showing up for class, giving your best effort during training, or supporting your teammates, being accountable fosters growth, responsibility, and respect within our Jiu Jitsu community. Let’s hold ourselves and each other accountable as we strive for excellence on and off the mats!

That’s a glimpse into what’s in store for Week 8 at Gracie Barra Centennial. Get ready to dive deep into technique, challenge yourself, and embrace the Jiu Jitsu lifestyle with passion and dedication! See you on the mats! 🌟🥋


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