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Today, I worked out twice. My first workout was before class. I worked out for 30 minutes. It was pretty intense. My grip was fried from the Bulgarian Bag and I assume that it was going to be light, but 50lbs is not exactly a cake in the park with these explosive exercises.
Band Pull Aparts- 3 sets- 15 reps
50lb Bulgarian Bag Rotations- 3 sets- 10 reps for each side
50lb Bulgarian Bag Arm Throw- 3 sets- 5 reps for each side
50lb Blugarian Bag Front Squat Jumps- 3 sets- 10 reps
25lb Medicine Ball Toss + 5 yard Sprint- 5 sets- 5 reps
25lb Medicine Ball Overhead Toss + 5 yard Sprint- 3 sets- 5 reps
Pull Ups - 2 sets- 6 reps
Chin Ups- 2 sets- 6 reps
My second workout was at the Westside Training Center. I took both the Beginner and Advance BJJ class. For the beginner class, they over ippon seonage. I was watching and helping out if I could. I did do the warm ups, which consisted of jogging, lateral movements, a lot of ab work, and BJJ movements. For the ground work, the instructor went over an arm bar set up from the back within the guard position.
For the advance BJJ class, we went over several omoplata finishes, set ups, and transitions from there to taking the back. We did a lot of reps there. On one of the finishes, my right calf started cramping, so I stopped from there. I didn't roll, so I was working on the dummy.
For 20 minutes, I did arm bar transitions from knee on belly, side control, mount, and from the back. I worked on the RNC and Zekiel transitions from the back. A lot of reps were down on working on my mouse trap, setting up, and finishing with the Americana, Arm Bar, and Kimura. After that, I stretched out and did some foam rolling. I had a good day of training. I came out healthy, which was my main goal for today.
The Kimura is my go to move. I felt that this video was well done on explaining the Kimura set ups and finishes from multiple entries and positions. The proof of concept was definitely there. The perspective from a Black Belt like Roy Dean goes to show the level of detail and creativity on working just one move. As I grow my game, I hope to incorporate all the types of Kimuras within my arsenal and to refine my technique to have a quicker, stronger, and more technical finish.
The USA Abu Dhabi World Pro WEST Trial will be held at the Walter Pyramid Arena on the California State University Long Beach Campus in Long Beach, California on Sunday, September 22, 2013.
A schedule of events outlining division times will be posted approximately three (3) days prior to competition. Competitors must arrive on time to avoid missing their division. This is a professional event so fighters can expect their divisions to be called on time.
Weigh-ins for the trials will be held the day prior to the event or the morning of the event (exact times and locations to be announced soon). Visit their Weight Classes page for more information.
Pricing for registration is organized in 2 categories:
- Category 1: Adult Males, Adult Females, Masters, Senior 1, Senior 2
- Category 2: Teens, Juniors, Pee Wees, Mighty Mites
Pricing is staged in three periods. Save money and sign up early!
July 15 to July 31, 2013 (Current)
Category 1: $105 USD
Category 2: $85 USD
August 1 to August 15, 2013
Category 1: $115 USD
Category 2: $95 USD
August 16 to September 16, 2013
Category 1: $125 USD
Category 2: $105 USD
This a great article on tips for beginners in BJJ. If you're a white belt or you want to try out BJJ, then check this out. Also, check out this video on his success to become a World Champion in BJJ. He's never won a World Championship at any belt rank before receiving his Black Belt in BJJ.
Check out Toby Grear talk about his upcoming fight against Justin Linn, his non-profit organization City of Lights International, and what it means to return to fighting with BAMMA USA. Good luck Toby!!!! Head kick please!!!
Ronnie Castro is a Big Filipino Strongman, Powerlifter, Muay Thai, BJJ, and MMA practitioner, computer geek that reads manga and watches anime while saving the world, bringing back sexy, and eating like a madman at a buffet, one day at a time..