Week 3: Strengthening Defenses and Embracing Integrity

Hello GB Warriors!

As we dive into Week 3 of our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey, the mats become a canvas for mastering essential defensive skills. This week, our focus is on defending ground strikes, countering leg grabs, and refining our guard position. Let’s break down the key elements of this empowering week!

Defending Strikes: A Shield of Protection

Our journey begins with a crucial aspect of self-defense—protecting ourselves against strikes. Learn the art of positioning, blocking, and strategic movements to create a shield that deflects and neutralizes potential threats. As we build our defenses, we strengthen our overall Jiu-Jitsu foundation.

Leg Grabs: Turning Defense into Opportunity

Moving on to leg grabs, we explore effective counters and escapes. Understand the mechanics of defending against leg grabs and how to transform a defensive stance into an opportunity for strategic movement and control. It’s a skill that adds versatility to your repertoire, ensuring you’re ready for any scenario.

Guard Position Mastery: An Unyielding Fortress

In the realm of Jiu-Jitsu, the guard position is our fortress. Week 3 is dedicated to refining our guard, whether in an offensive or defensive context. Explore submissions, sweeps, and defensive postures that make your guard an unyielding stronghold, ready to navigate the complexities of ground encounters.

Word of the Week: Integrity

As we progress through Week 3, let the word of the week guide our actions—integrity. In the world of Jiu-Jitsu, integrity is the cornerstone of our practice. It’s about maintaining honesty, respect, and authenticity both on and off the mat. Embrace the principles of integrity as we navigate our martial arts journey together.

Upcoming Events: Mark Your Calendars!

– Parents Night Out – December 16, 5-9 PM: A night of jiu-jitsu, games, friends, food, and movies for the kids, giving parents a well-deserved break! Register your Little Champion HERE!

– UFC 296 Fight Night Potluck – December 16, 9:30 PM: We’ll be streaming the UFC 296 event and showing the Detroit Lions game vs. the Denver Broncos. Bring your A-game, a dish to share, and let’s enjoy an epic night of fights and football camaraderie! Register for Fight Night HERE!

As we conclude Week 3, let the principles of integrity guide our martial arts journey. See you on the mat, ready to strengthen our defenses and embrace the essence of Jiu-Jitsu!

Best regards,

Gracie Barra Lake Orion