Monthly Archives: August 2011

The end of a summer of training

Today is officially my last day of my summer holiday from school and I’d have to say it’s been positive. My goal for these weeks of training was to obviously lose weight but do so by improving my Brazilian Jiu … Continue reading

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Things are starting to click!

Just got back from an afternoon advanced session at Gracie Barra Birmingham and I’m feeling pretty smug with myself! We started the lesson going through the ‘De La Riva’ guard which I for one am not at all comfortable with. … Continue reading

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A break from training

Last week I was in Germany visiting my other half’s family. I’m not going to lie, I wasn’t that excited about going because I’ve been enjoying training so much and I didn’t want it to be interrupted. We left on … Continue reading

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It’s been a few weeks …. and!

There’s definitely an improvement! My weight is slowly coming down and my athletic ability seems to be improving. I am still trying to fight from the bottom more and get used to ‘exploding’ into different positions but that I’m told … Continue reading

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Oh the pain!

Yesterday was a big days training for me, I headed to Gracie Barra for the afternoon ‘advanced’ session and I was pushed to my limit. All of the guys know I’ve got the summer off and they’ve been briefed that … Continue reading

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