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Combat Grappling!

Posted on February 15, 2010 at 1:19am 0 Comments

Quote paraphrased from the late great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and trainer, Carlson Gracie. He said,"Punch a jiu-jitsu black belt in the face once and he becomes a brown belt, punch him in the face twice and he becomes a purple belt." In my opinion what Carlson was trying to say is jiu-jitsu practitioners and grapplers of others diciplines in grappling need to be more rounded in other combat disciplines such as boxing, muay thai kick boxing and other striking disciplines. So after your… Continue

Combat Grappling!

Posted on February 10, 2010 at 8:32pm 0 Comments

“If you’re training with time limits and weight classes in mind, you’re not training for reality.”
-Helio Gracie

Combat Grappling!

Posted on January 27, 2010 at 11:59pm 0 Comments

The theory is that most physical confrontations some say upward of 95 percent end up on the ground. Thus, the well rounded combatant who is proficient in ground fighting will have a clear, definite advantage once the conflict goes to the ground. All of one's stand up training in the striking arts will instantly "go out the window." One well known jujutsu family says it like this: "I am like a shark,

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At 10:05am on June 8, 2010, Michael D. Blackgrave said…
Hey Aaron how are you..wanted to send yout the flyer for my July 17 & 18 2010 seminar in Ft Worth Texas

At 6:06pm on April 18, 2010, LAPU LAPU said…
Thanks still training hard
At 9:32am on February 16, 2010, terry joven said…
thanks for adding me to your friends list! Please join my group Bahala Na Multi-Style Escrima if you like!
At 11:41am on February 11, 2010, Dan Medina said…
Thank you for the friendship request, Im glad to make new friends in the arts.
At 9:59am on February 4, 2010, Michael D. Blackgrave said…
Hey Aaron....I'm glad you liked the elbow set....take it and make it your own....make sure you really stress the footwork and the off hand manipulations, they are the keys! Hope all is well....mabuhay
At 12:01pm on January 30, 2010, Michael D. Blackgrave said…
Kamusta Aaron..sorry for the late response bro..been busy with the familia, training and teaching etc. You definitely know how it is. I'm glad you worked with Darrel Sarjeant,,,,he is a top notch player. I did a seminar with him last year in Dallas..he is a really good guy and my guys enjoyed working with him as well. He has a lot to share. I hope all is well my friend..look forward to hooking up sometime...take care. keep your eye our for a SEAMOK basho near you sometime. Mabuhay

Guro Mike
At 12:47pm on January 22, 2010, Marcus said…
How are you doing friend. I hope all is going well for you.
At 9:27am on January 20, 2010, Kev Ase' said…
Peace n blessings to you I'm doing fine bu god's grace
At 9:01am on January 20, 2010, Ron Kosakowski said…
I am doing ok, how about you. I like what you are doing here. I like it because it is more than just sport. Keep going strong with it.

Ron Kosakowski
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847 Hamilton Ave (Rt 69).
Waterbury, CT 06706
At 8:53am on January 20, 2010, Marc Lawrence said…
How are you my friend? I hope all is well. We have been busy at the club, I have been showing empty hands defense against knife-street mugging style, I have had my students in helmets and gloves trying this with intent. makes for some really intence training. Keep up the good post on Grappling for the street.

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