Drysdale: "Don't fool yourself."

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  1. Spazzmaster

    Spazzmaster Purple Belt

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    Some training advice from Robert Drysdale.
    Also refinements to the far side kimura from side control.

     
  2. randomg1t

    randomg1t EVERYTIME CHAMPION

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    this was very nice.

    he's right about fooling ourselves and i'll definitely try those tips on the kimura. quality stuff.
     
  3. thegreenblender

    thegreenblender Brown Belt

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    Nice stuff. Good kimura tips. I've seen so many guys in the UFC have the kimura dead-to-rights just to make the mistakes he warns against.
     
  4. Spoonman7

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    Good stuff as always from Robert
     
  5. The Apostle

    The Apostle Green Belt

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    Solid advice during the first 60 seconds from Drysdale that a lot of us forget to acknowledge.

    Premature etype-ulation. Whole thing is solid ha ha. It's the little deets. Like twisting with the whole torso. So simple and much more efficient, but I wasn't doing it that way. Time to start.
     
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  6. Easto

    Easto Green Belt

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    "Gravity is free energy"

    Love that quote.
     
  7. Shemhazai

    Shemhazai Black Belt

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    That's as close to profound as any BJJ metaphor I've heard.
     
  8. TsunamiBJJ

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    Awesome video - thanks for sharing.
     
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    We talkin bout practice?
     
  10. NateTx4112

    NateTx4112 Brown Belt

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    Drysdale always strikes me as a very cerebral guy. Big fan of him.
     
  11. Kenny from MD

    Kenny from MD Less angry than before.

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    One time I went to visit his gym and shoot some video, and he put me up, showed me around, and gave me full access to everything- I was with Mir and everyone else the night before UFC 100, I was guest-listed at XS which is NOT my world, etc. I never finished the video because some of the content I shot (with other people) was disappointing, but what was supposed to be two days ended up being like ten because the training was so great and Robert was so awesome to me. He is one of the most articulate coaches I have ever had the pleasure of taking a class with, and think his approach to MMA has been much smarter than jumping into the UFC from the get go. That video is really cool and I believe whole-heartedly in everything he is saying.
     
  12. BJJNotes

    BJJNotes White Belt

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    The first 90 seconds of this video is the real gold, the kimura detail is just a bonus.
     
  13. DVD review guy

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    Thanks TS for posting.

    I love seeing the evolution of our sport. I think everyone was taught to keep the kimura arm from grabbing the body. Robert shoots that down!
     
  14. Joaozinho

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    Trained with him this summer, and he constantly says this, Its so true
     

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