Last Saturday we started getting ready for the May 13th Fight to Win tournament with some hill sprints. It was a great workout and will help give our guys that extra gas tank they need at the tournament.
We have a lot of students and coaches traveling in the coming weeks. Tessa and Prof Todd are competing this weekend in the IBJJF Dallas Open. Coach Will is making a trip down to train at the University of Jiu-Jitsu with Saulo and Xande on Friday night (but his Friday class is normal schedule). The following weekend I will in Oregon helping Black Belt silver medalist, James Puopolo get ready for worlds and teaching a seminar there.
In Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu news the Abu Dhabi World Championship was this weekend with Xande taking 3rd in his division after losing a very close match with Felipe Pena. Xande had an incredible year in competition and was celebrated as one of the top athletes.
We are also doing stripes and belts for our Little Samurais and Samurai program this week. With Little Samurai's starting on Monday and Samurai's starting on Tuesday. They have been working very hard on their technique and deserve every stripe awarded.
In the adult classes we will be covering the guard passing in the fundamentals, The all levels we will be working on passing into our arm triangle. The advanced we will be working on starting from the feet and sweeps. The white belt drills class will be working on escapes.