from yesterday (3/20)
some kimuras from guard
all the big dogs showed up today for the one hour rolling session- the high purple belts, brown belt, etc. no easy rolls! tiring class, but i managed to survive decently.
-standup feeling decent still. At least in terms of defense and grip fighting.
-must “shadow” throws and takedowns I want to try out
-tripod, de la riva, and x-guard are essential to stopping the standing passes. Spider guard and butterfly guard vs. passes from the knees.
-need to be more aggressive with sweeps. Been hesitating lately, leading to less sweeps.
-need to start rolling out of turtle before they settle weight or gain any kind of control
-I think I’m developing the bad habit of turtling away from the opponent as they pass. It’s been there for me a lot this past week, and I’ve gone to it every day. I start with a knee-in turtle already. Should work more from the standard side control escapes.
-need to get cardio up. Gotta maintain a high level of explosiveness over a sustained period of time.