My experience as a BJJ-er attempting fight choreo

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by lethalazn, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. lethalazn

    lethalazn Purple Belt

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    Aside from BJJ, I also do comedy as a hobby, used to be standup comedy, now it's with videos

    So for my last comedy, there was a fight scene near the end of that movie (it's mainly a black comedy) and I figured "cool....I could incorporate from BJJ into it, I'll start a thread on Sherdog asking for ideas for moves! I'll watch Flashpoint/SPL a few times to study the camera angles. Since I know BJJ, there would be all these cool moves I could put in the movie!" and etc.

    Sounds awesome on paper right? Well I forgot one important thing... (I can't think of a good excuse as to WHY for the moment.) I was going to be BEHIND the camera during the fight scene, using actors who haven't had any real martial arts training before. I somehow magically forgot that it took people weeks/months to learn a good armbar (after learning how to breakfall) and somehow was thinking they'd learn guard sweeps, drop guillotines in under an hour...until I realized how dumb that idea was JUST then

    Well, in the end I just taught the guys how to breakfall, shoulder rolls, a sweep & Knee on belly.

    So hopefully you were at least amused by my stupidity, now enjoy the results
    (DISCLAIMER: This movie is TITLED the "The Blooper Reel" it is not an actual Blooper Reel (you'll know why it's called that when you hit the ending)
    YouTube - The Blooper Reel
     
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    Thats pretty wack. At least you can joke about it though
     
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    Why is the dorito's bag opened..... upside down?
     
  4. lethalazn

    lethalazn Purple Belt

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    I guess the most rational explanation for that was that I was pulling the Doritos out of my gym bag (ha ha...) without looking at it, just ripped it open, filmed the entire movie NOT realizing it was upside down...
     
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    So this blooper reel . . . is not a real blooper reel?
     
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    lethalazn Purple Belt

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    LOL! Nope....it's a movie called "The Blooper Reel" because of the way it ended :icon_lol: (you DID watch to the end right?)

    Funny enough, The Blooper Reel OF the Blooper Reel is on my channel as well ol
     
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    Belatucadros Brown Belt

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    this is what confused me as well
     
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    lethalazn Purple Belt

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    You know what, I'm adding a disclaimer before the link LOL
     

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