Week 4: Mastering Clinch, Throws, and Positions with Discipline

Hello GB Warriors!

As we step into Week 4 of our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey, the mats become a canvas for refining our skills in clinch and holds, mastering foot throws, and solidifying positions like mount and knee on belly. Let’s break down the key elements of this empowering week!

Clinch and Holds: A Tactical Dance

Our focus this week is on the intricacies of clinch and holds—a tactical dance that demands precision and control. Learn to navigate the clinch with strategic holds that set the stage for throws, takedowns, and positional dominance. This skill set enhances your close-quarters game and adds a layer of depth to your Jiu-Jitsu repertoire.

Foot Throws: Elevate Your Technique

Moving on to foot throws, we delve into the art of off-balancing opponents using precise footwork. Explore the mechanics of foot throws, understanding how to leverage your lower body to unbalance and control your adversary. It’s a technique that adds finesse to your takedown arsenal, allowing you to dictate the pace of the engagement.

Mount Position: Commanding Heights

Week 4 places a spotlight on the mount position—an advantageous ground control that offers both offensive and defensive possibilities. Learn the art of establishing a dominant mount, maintaining control, and transitioning seamlessly between attacks and escapes. Commanding heights on the ground opens up a world of strategic opportunities.

Knee on Belly Position: The Art of Pressure

In the realm of positional control, knee on belly becomes a focal point. Understand the dynamics of applying pressure effectively while maintaining balance and agility. Master the art of transitioning between positions, keeping your opponent constantly on the defensive. This skill set adds versatility to your ground game, ensuring you stay one step ahead.

Word of the Week: Discipline

As we progress through Week 4, let the word of the week guide our actions—discipline. In Jiu-Jitsu, discipline is the force that shapes our training habits, refines our techniques, and molds us into resilient warriors. Embrace the principles of discipline as we navigate the challenges and triumphs of our martial arts journey.

Special Holiday Schedule: Christmas and New Year’s

As the holiday season approaches, we’re excited to announce a special modified schedule for the week of Christmas and New Year’s. Please see the schedule below or contact the academy for details on class times during this festive period. Let’s continue the spirit of training and camaraderie during the holidays!

As Week 4 unfolds, let the principles of discipline guide our martial arts journey. See you on the mat, ready to elevate our techniques and embrace the essence of Jiu-Jitsu!

Best regards,

Gracie Barra Lake Orion