MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos - View Single Post - Breaking into M.M.A. Training Log

View Single Post

Old 01-27-2013, 04:00 PM   #1338 (permalink)
illmatic
Featherweight
 
illmatic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,451
illmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of lightillmatic is a glorious beacon of light
BJJ

Tech was a sweep from de la riva guard. From de la riva circle your de la riva hook inside and shoot your leg through, pulling yourself more under. Wrap your hook back around the leg but with your foot up at the hip. Other leg leaves their hip, your knee bracing against your newly place hook. Switch to trapping the foot with your elbow, big bridge back while pulling their sleeve to sweep. Butt scooch back then pop up to follow through.

We drilled positionally from de la riva guard but I didn't do very well. I still don't really have a specific open guard game and basically just freestyle it. Should probably find a specific open guard game and study it. My problem with de la riva is my far leg reaching to the hip feels very very weak and easy to deflect with a hand.

In rolling just got a 10 minute round with a fresh blue belt that kicked my azz all over. He had a similar game to me except much more on point and a better open guard. I saw everything coming but could only delay the invevitable. Got tapped to two armbars and a bow and arrow. Good class.

Instructor told me my blue belt looks like too much like a purple and I need a new belt. It is pretty faded but c'mon.
illmatic is offline   Reply With Quote