Intermittent Fasting – Part 2

Disclaimer – This is not advice or a suggested program, it is just my findings through experimenting with training and diet. You should always seek professional advice before taking part in any physical fitness program or changes to your diet. In part one of testing intermittent Fasting, I lost 3.6 kg of weight through 2 weeks…

(BJJ) – Grappling Basics – Positions

This blog is aimed at people who are just starting Grappling or Mixed Martial Arts, for the experienced I know this is a very simplistic way of the complex and never-ending puzzle that is grappling. But we all need a starting point, if you’re learning to ride a bike then you need to understand the…

BJJ Class – June Recap 2016

Here are some of the passes we have been working on in the BJJ class through June 2016 and how they fit together.

BJJ – Mobility Vs Flexibility

In BJJ and MMA we tend to focus on technical training, increasing strength or putting more gas in the tank so we can spar/fight for longer. I have been guilty of neglecting 2 very important aspects of fitness and it common for both to be bundled under the same category … but they are very different….

When to Spar in a Class?

Everyone wants to spar …. but when is the best time to do it? Traditional in Martial Arts the format of a session is usually the same … Warm up Lean a new Technique/Drill Spar or Roll There are wide variations on each of these sections of a class are delivered and the practicality depending…

X-Guard Movement Drill

The last week in the BJJ classes at Fulinkazan we have been working some X-Guard sweeps, but we have been doing this drill which I came a across on the Grapplearts Youtube channel This is a great drill for both the bottom and top BJJ player, the bottom player has to move around and the…