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Post op- Week 5 summary

Post op- Week 5 summary

Achievements: Walking without brace Maintaining control of swelling  Consistently with new exercises Got back to driving Can walk up and down stairs without looking special Set- backs: Very stiff without morning bike session to loosen knee Knee hangs take a while to sink into. And […]

New stuff from PONY CLUB GRAPPLING GEAR

New stuff from PONY CLUB GRAPPLING GEAR

KING OF THE SPATS. Here’s an assortment of goodies from Pony Club Grappling Gear that are either restocked , brand new, or coming soon stuff: RESTOCKED: The Jessicas ($65) (arguably the most popular design from PCGG) are back IN STOCK. If you like unicorns and rainbows, […]

New gear from SCRAMBLE

New gear from SCRAMBLE

Recent releases from SCRAMBLE include: THE REBEL GI (£100): Massively anticipated by myself, this gi feels as good as it looks. Incredible quality and styling like no other gi I’ve had. Details: 100% IBJJF competition illegal two-tone Brazilian jiu jitsu gi.  Ultra high quality patches […]

Post op- Week 3 summary

Post op- Week 3 summary

Week 3 Achievements: 130 degree flexion Short walk into town (woohoo!) Maintained a healthy diet. Feeling goooood Off painkillers Set-backs: Increased amount of aching and stiffness when waking Increased swelling after days of increased movement Week 3 goals analysis: Use bike regularly Maintain consistency with […]

Post op- Week 2 summary

Post op- Week 2 summary

Week 2 Summary   Achievements: Full extension ROM increase to 115/120 degrees Full weight bearing and walking with no limp Massive reduction in swelling Set-backs: Slight increase in swelling after days of being more mobile Noticeable shrinkage in quads on operated leg BORED TO DEATTTHHHH […]

INTERVIEW- with Ruben Alvarez- Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Black Belt

INTERVIEW- with Ruben Alvarez- Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Black Belt

  Hi Ruben, introduce yourself: name, age, team, time training: Ruben Alvarez JR, 23,Fightsports, training Jiu Jitsu for 8 years. What is your biggest achievement to date? This year was winning the Mmac light weight absolute  I know you’re close friends, and coach alongside Vagner […]

2013 Training and competition footage

2013 Training and competition footage

Anybody else do this? I made a video of some of my training footage at white belt (much cringe). I look at it now and think, “Good god, I was AWFUL”. For some reason, I decided I’d make one at blue belt too. Now I’m […]

New goodies

New goodies

2014 is going to be an exciting year. Here’s what to keep your eyes peeled for over the next few months from SCRAMBLE and PONY CLUB GRAPPLING GEAR. First up, Scramble: Galactica Shorts- £44.99 It’s been a while since scramble have made any knee length […]

New beltch

New beltch

… That is all.

Knee update

Knee update

To recap: July: my knee locked out and popped when I sprawled on a takedown. August: I was a sulking moaning crippled Shebeast.September: 80% better. I could roll fairly well. Just couldn’t kneel at all or squat very well. October: My knee locked out and caused paaaaaain, again. […]