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Here is a great partner set drill combo cardio workout from BB Renato Tavares and BB Tommy Wales.   This something that I lack in my own training and you can see how they put it to great use..

 

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So this is just a quick post to let anyone left still reading this blog that I’m back…

A lot has gone on since my last post on here and now that I’m free of constraints I can start adding new content, and in the spirit of this revelation heres a little video to get things started.

Sorry for the layoff guys, I’ll try not to let it happen again…

 

Twister submission fun….

I’m not that good with any of the 10th planet stuff, mainly because I’m old and not that flexible so I stick with the old stuff, but it doesn’t stop me from enjoying a good old fashion 10th planet submission.  Here is Josh Hinger pulling off the twister at Grappler’s Quest.  I think I’ve only pulled this off three times ever in training and onc of those times was a complete accident lol….

I always liked Rafael Lovato Jr  style and in this match from the Metamoris tournament it really  shows.  Rafael goes up against the great Kayron and really shows his skills…This was one of my favorite matches of the night….

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Naudi Aguilar is a great personal trainer and his functional strength routines are really unique….Check out this great movement routine.  You should definitely look up his channel on youtube, there is a lot of great stuff for the BJJ guys out there…

 

 

Parallettes Fun for BJJ….

I definitely have to get me a set of parallettes and this video shows why. Like Ive said a million times before, Im always on the look out for better kdrills and workouts to help my sorry old ass stay competitive in BJJ and this routine is another great routine to add to any BJJ guys aresenal.

I Love how he incorporates passing drills into the routine using the parallette bars…

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Cobrinha Warm Ups..

I am always on the lookout for better ways to drill and warmup.  Well in this video from Cobrinhabjj.com I think I hit the jack pot. Here are some unique drills that are a definite must-add to your jiu jitsu workouts.  I especially like how Cobrinha adds some capoeira into the routine plus the heavy drilling for the inverted guard…

 

Quick video of Garcia tearing it up….

 

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So a little over five weeks ago I blew out my knee at work. My ladder went one way, I went the other and the end result was a torn meniscus. So as fun as thats been, what was even more fun was going to the Orthopedic surgeon to get the bad news that I have to have my knee scoped.

Now I know in the world of knee injuries this isn’t such a big deal. The surgery is pretty non-invasive and the rehab and recovery are relatively quick.  What got me bent was what the doctor said to me during the consultation. Just to give you a little background about me(if you havent read the bio),I’m 42 and have been training in BJJ since before the first Ultimate Fight.  Now I’m not a spring chicken but Im not an old fart either.

So there I was going over the MRI with the doctor when he says the following “Well if this injury happend to you when you were in twenties than that would be a problem, but since your in your forties its not like your going to be all that active when your in your fifties when arthritis might set in”  Now I know he thought he was saying something positive to me, but all I could think was “F@*K YOU!”

I plan on training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu until I cant breathe anymore.  I’ve know guys who have joined Bjj in there 50’s. 60’s, even 70’s so you cant say to me that I wont be active in my fifties, hell I’m only eight years away from fifty now!!!  I know the old guys like me who train in Bjj feel the same way, but unless a stroke or some other kind of disaster happens to me you will find me on the mat trying to deal with the crazy twenty and thirty somethings that will be making my life hell!

Remember , we old guys may not be that quick anymore, we may not be that flexible, and maybe our cardio isn’t what it use to be, but we are crafty and patient and worst of all, we have nothing to lose…lmao

If you havent heard about Miyao brothers yet then give it time, you will. These two brothers have been burning up the tournament circuit and dazzling people with their use of De la Riva Guard, reverse De la Riva guard and Berimbolo sweep.   Its been hard to find opponents that can stop their onslaught, but in this video we get to see the rare individual that can in Marcio Andre.

This is a great match to watch for anyone who is having trouble dealing with these kinds of attacks as you get to see how Andre stifles a lot of the techniques that usually work for the Miyao brothers .

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