Defending punches from the guard position the big focus of tonight’s grappling class at The MAC
We had another busy day at The MAC at Haworth today, with our usual mix of stand-up in the morning and a grappling flavor during tonight’s sessions on the mat.
This mornings session focused on utilising the hands to close the distance and box in close, something that allows the uncorking of a backhand right hook. The session began with our usual Bulgarian bag warm-up.
The evenings program began with our Kids MMA session with the final member of this class having the chance to work through the latest grading. Basic strikes and mount/back mount controls was the focus and we’re pleased to say Sonny passed with flying colours.
The last session of the evening was our grappling class, with the initial focus being guillotine defence from standing. Once the group felt comfortable with that we moved onto how to protect yourself from a wild striking opponent who is inside your guard, something every true grappler should be comfortable with.
A big well done to everyone who attended the centre today including Adam, Ewa, Tony, Ryan, Ben and Heidi.
A big shout out to our sponsors, The Fleece Inn as well.
See you next time on the mat…