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foot-sweep

Focus of the Week (9/19/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 9.19.2016 – 9.25.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Foot Sweep and Mount Escape Foot Sweep – The secret to a good foot sweep is timing. You want to sweep out the opponent’s foot a split second before…

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Focus of the Week (9/12/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 9.12.2016 – 9.18.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Osoto Gari and Escaping Mount Osoto Gari – The Osoto-gari (Large outer reap) consists of pulling the opponent forward to destabilize him, and then sweeping his leg out from…

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Focus of the Week (9/5/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 9.5.2016 – 9.11.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Stripping Grips and Armbar Stripping Grips – If you ask most black belts, one of the most important aspects of training in the kimono is grip fighting. In order…

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Buddy Month Winners 2016

Community is what makes us strong. Having friends and training partners in the academy makes learning fun, and these relationships help to keep us motivated when things are tough. We keep each other accountable so we’re always improving. And we believe this community is a great…

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Focus of the Week (8/29/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 8.29.2016 – 9.4.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Double Leg and Closed Guard Offense Basic Double-Leg – Time for some more double-leg repetitions. Repetition is the mother of all skill! If you’re new to this takedown, pay…

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Focus of the Week (8/22/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 8.22.2016 – 8.28.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Single Legs and Back Escapes Single-Leg Takedown – This single leg takedown is one of our staple takedowns, and can be performed with many variations. This variation is one…

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Focus of the Week (8/15/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 8.15.2016 – 8.21.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Back Control and Rear Naked Choke Maintaining Back Control – Once you have taken them down, maintaining the back to control and or submit them is a great option…

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Focus of the Week (8/8/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 8.8.2016 – 8.14.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Guillotine Standing Guillotine Offense and Defense – When Professor Amal mentioned that there is only several ways that an attacker will typically attempt to grab you…this was one of…

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Instructor Highlight: Matt Bloss

Coach Matt Bloss is the new head of Kickboxing and Muay Thai at Easton Martial Arts Academy in Arvada. He’s been a part of the Easton community since 2014, when he and his mother began training at Easton Training Center Boulder. He began coaching kickboxing classes…

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Focus of the Week (8/1/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 7.32.2016 – 8.7.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Double-Leg and Triangle Choke Double-Leg Takedown – Old faithful! Takes years and years, and thousands of reps to get good at these takedowns, so lets get back to it!…

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MusclePharm Presents: Submit Cancer, a BJJ Charity Event

On August 13th, MusclePharm will host a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu charity fundraising event at their facility in Denver. All proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, which funds treatment, expansion, and research. MusclePharm’s submission-only BJJ fight card will feature some big names and some Easton favorites,…

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Focus of the Week (7/25/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 7.25.2016 – 7.31.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Bear Hug Defense and Guard Passing Bear Hug Over Arms – As we’ve said before, people will typically only try and grab you in several ways. A bear hug…

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Focus of the Week (7/18/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 7.18.2016 – 7.24.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Single Leg and Guard Passing Single-Leg Takedown – The single leg takedown (often shortened to single leg or single) involves grabbing one of the legs of the opponent, usually…

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Focus of the Week (7/4/16)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 7.11.2016 – 7.17.2016 BJJ Fundamentals – Hip Throw and Maintaining Side Control Hip Throw – This throw is effective for both sport and self-defense. Whenever you are able to effectively use the power and leverage…

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Self-Defense and the Law Seminars

Sergeant Alastair McNiven is an Easton purple belt, and a night patrol sergeant in the Boulder Police Department. In his time on the police force, he’s witnessed numerous altercations, and has some tips for people who don’t want to get in trouble with the law….

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