Open Mat Sundays

After a slough of unfortunate circumstances that lead to the result of my extended open-mat hiatus, I finally made it back. Not many people here today, but it gave me an opportunity to work on my incredibly flawed fundamentals. Here are the biggest takeaways today: Controlling the Side Control Make sure to under-hook asap. Losing […]

The Tonka sweep

So today we learned a sweep from half guard. I’m not quite sure what the official name is… something about half-guard belly sweep? Either way, it’s pretty easy to setup and execute. I’m looking forward to trying this out in practice. In the meanwhile, I still can’t pass closed guard…. Was trying to do it […]