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    Quote Originally Posted by IannaI77
    wow, i just got slammed on my head last friday during submission pracrtice ay Pancrase's Lab here in Yokohama. I was about to get armbarred during sparring and i just powered out of it, my partner responded by locking and slamming my head into the mat, pretty hard. I heard something crack and thought I was fucked. For two days I could not move my neck at all. Now I have mobility back, but it still hurts when I look sideways and I can hear it go snap, crackle n' pop every time y rotate the neck. Is this just from inflamation, or should I get it checked? Ive been sitting it out these past few days, but am anxious to get back to trainning.
    Neck injuries are no joke. As a rule if it aint normal get it checked out.

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    Last edited by Shuma-Gorath; 4/24/2007 3:05pm at .
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

    My crapuous vlog and my blog of training, stuff and crap. NEW: Me, Mrs. Macho and our newborn baby.

    New To Weight Training? Get the StrongLifts 5x5 program and Rippetoe's "Starting Strength, 2nd Ed". Wanna build muscle/gain weight? Check this article. My review on Tactical Nutrition here.

    t-nation - Dissecting the deadlift. Anatomy and Muscle Balancing Videos.

    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris

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    i didnt really learn any break falls in wrestling. however we trained our necks for flexability and strenght constantly. i cant say i ever saw anyone with a serious neck injury in my 10 years or wrestling, me included.

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    Some people in my gym are getting a little bit stack happy. I mean by all means put it on but bending you right over backwards and seriously straining the neck seems a little OTT when having a 'light roll'.

    Good thread, the last few stacks i received had me thinking the same question

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    Last edited by Shuma-Gorath; 4/24/2007 3:05pm at .
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

    My crapuous vlog and my blog of training, stuff and crap. NEW: Me, Mrs. Macho and our newborn baby.

    New To Weight Training? Get the StrongLifts 5x5 program and Rippetoe's "Starting Strength, 2nd Ed". Wanna build muscle/gain weight? Check this article. My review on Tactical Nutrition here.

    t-nation - Dissecting the deadlift. Anatomy and Muscle Balancing Videos.

    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris

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    I think it's clear that if you just start mma, you shall not slam or put any power in your strikes
    At the begining the game is purely positionnal, you shall learn the good defensive positions, ie which positions are not going to let your opponent transform you into a bloody pulp

    rather to slam an adversary, better to decide that the lifter put the guy back to the ground but that the last one shall release its submission

    bottom guy shall learn not to get lifted by grabbing a leg of the lifter, that is position learning

    If you work an other way, your class will not last long, soon everybody will be in the hospital

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    I think most of the injuries that occur in grappeling are in the takedown stage. Once you are on the ground the danger is less severe. Unless you are rolling with a jerk who wants to apply every technique at 100 percent.

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    You don't need to be "advanced" to do sparring of any sort, but you do need experience and practice prior to doing so so someone doesn't do something ridiculous, like trying to release my guillotine hold through wrenching my pinkie finger.

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    One kid got his a colarbone broken... or something.... and my mom didnt want to let me go for Wrestling because she knew a guy who was paralysed in Poland , back home.

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