Week 2: Unleashing the Power of Throws, Locks, and Unity!

Greetings Warriors,

As we embark on Week 2 of our martial arts adventure, the energy on the mat continues to surge. This week, we’re delving into the art of headlocks, perfecting hip and hand throws, and exploring the strategic dynamics of the side mount position. Get ready for an exhilarating journey as we build on the foundations laid in Week 1 and further refine our skills. Let’s break down the key elements of Week 2!

Headlocks: Controlling the Narrative

Our focus this week turns to headlocks—a powerful technique for gaining control and dictating the flow of a match. Learn the intricacies of applying and escaping headlocks, understanding the importance of positioning, leverage, and quick thinking. This fundamental skill adds a versatile dimension to your martial arts toolkit.

Hip and Hand Throws: The Art of Precision

Adding flair to our repertoire, we’re diving into hip and hand throws. Master the art of utilizing your hips and hands with precision to execute throws that showcase both strength and finesse. These dynamic techniques not only enhance your offensive capabilities but also elevate your understanding of balance and weight distribution.

Side Mount Mastery: Dominate from Every Angle

In the world of ground control, the side mount position takes center stage. This week, we explore the intricacies of side mount, understanding how to establish and maintain control over your opponent. Discover effective transitions, submissions, and strategic movements that make the side mount a cornerstone of ground domination.

Parents Night Out – December 16, 5-9 PM: A Night of Relaxation for You!

Save the date for Parents Night Out on December 16th! From 5 to 9 PM, drop off your little warriors for an evening of martial arts fun while you enjoy some well-deserved relaxation. It’s the perfect opportunity for both kids and parents to unwind and recharge. Register HERE!

Fight Night Potluck – UFC 296 on December 16, Starting at 9:30 PM: Bring Your A-Game and a Dish to Share!

Following Parents Night Out, join us for Fight Night Potluck as we gather to watch UFC 296 starting at 9:30 PM. Bring your A-game for an evening of thrilling fights and camaraderie. Don’t forget to bring a dish to share, making it a potluck to remember! Lock in your spot HERE!

Word of the Week: Brotherhood/Sisterhood

As we progress through Week 2, our word of the week is “brotherhood/sisterhood.” In martial arts, we form a tight-knit community where support, camaraderie, and unity are paramount. Whether you’re learning alongside a sibling, a friend, or a fellow warrior, embrace the spirit of brotherhood and sisterhood on and off the mat. Together, we amplify each other’s strengths and navigate challenges as a unified force.

As we conclude Week 2, let the word “brotherhood/sisterhood” resonate in your actions. Nurture the bonds within our martial arts family and collectively strive for greatness.

See you on the mat, ready to unleash the power of throws, locks, and unity!

Best regards,

Gracie Barra Lake Orion