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Re: Jiujutsu mind, beginner's mind...

Post by Soupbone » Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:54 pm

yesterday:

Straddle stretch on wall-100 count

BB power cleans:
135x3
155x2
175x2
195x2
175x2
155x2
135x2
155x2
175x2
195x2
175x2
155x2
135x3

After every set of cleans I would either do a set of hindu pushups or galvao pushups.

Rest was minimal b/w sets maybe 30 seconds.

I then hit the makiwara with shuto for 100 reps each side

I then jumped in the apt. complex pool to cool off for about 30 min.

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Post by Soupbone » Mon Jul 27, 2009 5:54 pm

a.m. jiujitsu

10 minute conditioning set; worked on Sasae Tsurikomi-ashi for 10 min. we then worked side control to knee on the belly to baseball choke for 30 min. I then got to spar 2 10 minute matches and did quite well. A simple collar grab has helped me defend the x-pass quite well. I then smasshed my oppnents in mount; side mount and knee on belly; I mentally made note of 3 submissions I saw begore I took another position. I do believe power cleans have helped my jiujitsu quite well, the rack position is feeling comfortable and I can feel it on the ground. He then pounded us with another 10 minutes of conditioning after class. I am actually starting to feel like I am learning something.

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Post by Soupbone » Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:28 am

p.m. jiujitsu-10 minute conditioning set; we then worked a ko-uchigari to o-uchigari combo; we then spent 10 minutes working the baseball choke; then it was time to spar! I won about 70% of my matches and even mounted jake who is a monster, my scissor sweep is working well; people are knowing that its coming and still cant defend it. He then hammered us with more conditioning afterwards. All in all a great day!
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Post by Soupbone » Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:59 pm

a.m.- jiujitsu; small class today but what we lacked in numbers we made up for intensity. 10 minute conditioning set; we then spent a few minutes on O-soto-gari and then worked options from side control; we then sparred; If I am honest each battle was so intense that I cant remember what happened, it was a sweat soaked kimono blur of sweeps and passes and subs. My guard game is progressing very nicely and I am so sore, I cant remember when I was this sore. and for dessert-10 minutes of sprinting in place and sprawling on professor's count until he became bored...OSU!
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Post by Soupbone » Fri Jul 31, 2009 5:05 am

got home late from the hospital, so yesterday's workout:

elliptical -5:00 to warm up

DB power clean cluster sets:

55'sx2; 65'sx2; 75'sx2; 85'sx2- 3 times through; 30 sec rest b/w clusters

20:00 met-sorta-con: 3 laps heavyhands/16#horizontal sledgehammer swings 10+10, repeated for the entire 20 minutes.

Funny, I have one day w/o jiujitsu and I already miss it.

Kata and makiwara later today before work in less than 11 hours.

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Post by Soupbone » Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:01 pm

Seiunchin kata 5 time through

Sanchin Kata 5 times through

time to go to work..really had to force this session but I am glad I did it.

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Post by Soupbone » Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:36 pm

got a good couple of days rest, hanging out with the girls, nothing more strenuous than romping in the pool and playing Ghost Squad on the Wii.

a.m. after coffee did the intermediate series of Pilates for Men.

Need to pay some bills then head to jiujitsu.

After jiujitsu report coming soon...stay tuned.

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Post by Soupbone » Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:43 pm

a.m. jiujitsu: conditioning set and warmup for 10:00; spent a few minutes on osoto-gari and the baseball choke and then we rolled for almost a good hour. my patience is coming along, my top rides are getting very punishing, and I caught a guy in a very nice okuri-iri-jime. OSU!
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Post by Soupbone » Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:10 pm

p.m. jiujitsu-sweating like a hebrew slave today; just did a conditioning set and then rollin' rollin' rollin'.. must have had low energy because I was getting beat up pretty bad, but I remind myself that like Riberio says...being a white belt is all about survival. My bottom game is improving..as long as I have something to attach myself too ...itsall good.

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Post by Soupbone » Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:14 pm

a.m. jiujitsu. "Animal" movement warm up for 10 minutes and got a good sweat. Worked on O-goshi for ten minutes then we rolled. I ended up in half guard a lot and was able to have good position and either sweep or get guard and sweep. Either way, I am trying not to stay flat on my back. Was even able to mount and take the back a couple times. OSU!
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Post by Soupbone » Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:24 pm

S&C day:

its not jiujitsu but it'll have to do.

c2 warmup 2:10/500m pace 22spm- 5:00

heavyhands- 5:00

Circuit:
DB power cleans 85'sx2

One arm DB bench 75#x5+%

Pullups x10

Did the above circuit 5 times, 30 sec. between circuits

50 medball slams

called it a wrap!

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Post by DARTH » Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:21 pm

Soup,

This Dojo, is it a BJJ school or a mixed school? You do alot of Judo techniques that you dont normally see most BJJ schools do.

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Post by Soupbone » Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:32 pm

Darth Sensei,

It's gracie barra springfield in Springfield, Illinois where I live. It's definitely BJJ, but I love the fact that we work a lot of standing Judo tachi waza, better than ur standard double leg or pull guard. Its a great place with great people...btw I am also readingAngry White Pyjamas...which reinforces my love affair with Judo.

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edit-not reading angry white pyjamas written by twigger about aikido but the Pyjama Game written by Mark Law on Judo.
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Post by Soupbone » Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:22 pm

Had to work at the hospital from 0250 to 0600 this morning, got a few hours of sleep in and the went to jiujitsu. no heavy duty conditioning set, just sparring. I rolled with 3 guys for 20 minutes a piece all monsters. One guy was a 46 year old 2nd stripe brown belt who gave me one of the best experiences I had in jiujitsu, very technical and tactical lots of play and coaching. I then rolled with Bill, the four stripe purple and had his back and was about to sink a choke in when time was called and then this 3 stripe blue named Josh, who is nicknamed "The Machine". Today blew my mind to the possibilities of jiujitsu and made me thankful and blessed to be rolling with such a solid crew. Each took the time to spot out errors in my game and help me refine it. The hour long sweat did me real good. I got a nap and some food and back at the hospital for 1500 to 2300 today.

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Post by Soupbone » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:55 pm

today was a little "tonic" workout...to shake out the cobwebs. of the last 56 hours, I have spent 40 of it working at the hospital.

Circuit:

hindu pushups on pushup board x 10

clubbell swipes x 10

kb snatch x5+5 w/ 24kg kb

clubbell mills x10+10

5 rounds of the circuit in 15:45

Sanchin kata -5:00

did some deep stretches for about 10:00

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Why did you steal my sig? I've had it for weeks. Just goes to show you pay no attention to me. We need counseling.

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sorry Mick! I didnt notice. I was reading a Trooper Tirey tribute thread on a specops board when I saw it and had to change it, but since all you do is take and take and take and never give, I will change it. :finga:
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Post by Mickey O'neil » Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:37 am

Soupbone wrote:sorry Mick! I didnt notice. I was reading a Trooper Tirey tribute thread on a specops board when I saw it and had to change it, but since all you do is take and take and take and never give, I will change it. :finga:
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Post by Soupbone » Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:12 pm

Day off from work today after working the entire weekend at the hospital.

a.m. jiujitsu. Man, I love super basic days like today! After a thorough warm up we worked Ippon seio-nage and the americana from the mount. We then did 40 minutes pf situational sparring where top man had the mount and had to keep it while bottom man tried to escape. I had some great battles and it reinforces my mission of doing the basics really well and tirelessly attempting to "polish the emptiness". On bottom, I really worked at survivng the mount and waiting for the right time to escape. On top, I really worked on a punishing heavy mount and finished a few with a choke, americana or arm bar. It was a very good day to train today. Now, I am gonna swim for a bit and then maybe drink some beer.

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Post by DARTH » Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:59 pm

Soupbone wrote:sorry Mick! I didnt notice. I was reading a Trooper Tirey tribute thread on a specops board when I saw it and had to change it, but since all you do is take and take and take and never give, I will change it. :finga:
Link please, the man was half way between a father and an uncle to me, I'd like to see it.




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Post by Soupbone » Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:19 am

DARTH wrote:
Soupbone wrote:sorry Mick! I didnt notice. I was reading a Trooper Tirey tribute thread on a specops board when I saw it and had to change it, but since all you do is take and take and take and never give, I will change it. :finga:
Link please, the man was half way between a father and an uncle to me, I'd like to see it.
I found it on my work computer and have it saved, and having difficulty finding it on my laptop at home. I will link it when I go in. Both of you are inspirations to a guy like me.
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Post by Soupbone » Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:23 pm

2 hours of jiujitsu in the summer heat. one hour working technique and one hour of sparring. really trying to concentrate on using my feet like an extra pair of hands...it will take time, but I will work on it.

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Post by Soupbone » Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:43 am

p.m. jiujitsu. 10 minutes conditioning. 5 minutes of work on Ippon seionage. 45 minutes of sparring. 3 matches that went very well for me. I was relaxed, focused and was pretty much on a rampage.

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Good job, Soup! Nice to see another Jits log here.
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Post by Soupbone » Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:31 pm

Ice Nigger wrote:Good job, Soup! Nice to see another Jits log here.
Welcome back, Stig!!

Today I call "Welcome to the BBC" (Board, Balls and Clubs)

Circuit:

Hindu pushups on pushup board x 10

clubbell swipes x 10

kb snatch w 24kg kb 10+10

clubbell mills x10+10

alt. shield cast w clubs 10+10

the above circuit was done 5 times through. I took about a minute between each circuit.

Power wheel 2 sets of 5 reps and then called it Kaputski!

Work with its crazy hours and demanding tasks have really taken its toll, that being said, I increased my jiujitsu time this week by 1 hour. It's funny. the more I do it, the more I miss it when I don't. September will also bring its changes as I am switching to 3rd shift at the hospital (not by choice) but it will be a much more stable schedule. I want to focus more on challenging strength endurance workouts when I am not at jiujitsu, but the change in schedule will also give me the opportunity to attend more jiujitsu classes in the evening, so it works out for the best. It always works out for the best. I also realized this week that even when I play jiujitsu and am not consciously putting "muscle" into it, I am putting muscle into it...so I will focus more on being a floating deadly rag doll when I roll and work basics, basics basics. I would rather do 2 or 3 things well than 100 things poorly.

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