Reblogged from martial-arts-addict
Nice take down but again, just demo fun.
Look how he assists the impending arm bar by bending his knees and pushing off with his toes to assist the drop and roll over.
BJJ is great, I love training with it, it’s fun, incredibly intellectual (the “Chess Match” aspects) but it has one, very large, fatal flaw…
Very, very poor multi opponent adaptability.
While you’re tying someone up don’t forget that you are tied up with them too. While you’re going for an arm bar, rear naked choke etc etc you’re completely vulnerable to attack from others. When’s the last time you ever heard of just 2 people getting in a fight and that being it? Sure, it does happen every now and again but rarely these days - let’s say you’re at a bar or club one night, you accidentally bump in to someone spilling their drink, they’ve already had a few and just lose it, a bit of a scuffle and by habit you take away their center of gravity and take them down, wrap your legs around their waist and go for a rear naked choke, nice and simple yeah? Well, while this is going on their friends have noticed and one rushes over and starts laying the boot in to your back or worse the back of your head.
This happens, I have known people who got the receiving end of a severe attack because they tied one person up and didn’t think about the other people.
You can adapt a lot of it to the stand-up, street fight scenarios but it’s not always appropriate, if you train in BJJ you MUST supplement it with a near pure striking style. Yes, they have a few strikes in BJJ but they’re predominantly weak by comparison and more used to “distract” the opponent in to opening up to allow a take-down.
Reblogged from theoriginalmanblr
Red Badge of Courage
Being a Livestock Guardian Dog is not an easy task and this girl definitely takes it seriously. Her encounter with the wolf was not without its toll, but her flock is intact and a few stitches and a course of antibiotics and she’ll be right as rain. The wolf high-tailed it and hopefully will find hunting sheep too much trouble in future.
Now THAT’S a dog
this dog gives no fucks