Tag Archives: Gracie Barra

No Gi? Me? Oh alright then!

Since starting at Gracie Barra Birmingham I’ve stuck to the Gi classes because I feel that they are slightly more technical than the No Gi sessions. Today however I kinda messed up and went on the wrong class and was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dude I’ve passed your guard! No you’re not! Yes I am!

Today we revisited the ‘De La Riva’ guard but instead of doing a pass we were doing sweeps and take downs while in the position. We done some great reversals and takedowns which were brilliant for me because I struggle … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A welcome return

It’s been seven days since I’ve been to BJJ because of numerous school trips last week and an appointment at the hospital. I hate not getting down the academy so today felt great. We went through a few basic moves … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s been a long time! Sorry!!

OK first of all I am very sorry for my massive absence; it’s been a long time since I updated this. So what’s happening with me? Well I am finally free from injury after three years, I’ve returned ‘home’ to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments