- warmup, ukemi, hopping interspersed with ukemi using the exercise ball as a form.
- attacking the turtle with a cross-face turnover and with the roll into rear seated guard from the beginning of the meatgrinder.
- push back to base repeated over and over is a cool ground mobility skill. Sort of like backwards low-crawl.
- crawling man randori.with emphasis on keeping rolling, shucking the opponent off, and pushing back to base.
Friday, November 30, 2007
Kid's judo with Whit, Mason, and Knox
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