Posted On:8/26/2009 4:28pm
Style: BJJ blue, judo ikkyu
So I'm thinking of burning some cash on some Straight Blast Gym (SBGi) material. I didn't see any recommendations using the search function except http://devballs5.bullshido.net/forum...t=17097&page=2
Now, considering that I really appreciate Matt Thornton and all the other instructors' philosophy, way of explaining or grouping ideas/principles/techniques, as well as their approach to clinch, ground, and striking within the context of MMA...
What should I get? http://www.straightblastgym.com/store.htm
They're wildly expensive for a full set, so I want to choose carefully. If I don't get a solid recommendation for a specific disc or 2, I probably won't get any of them. In case you haven't heard, there's a recession.
What a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable. -Xenophon's Socrates
Posted On:8/27/2009 11:49am
What specifically are you looking for?
Are you an instructor of Judo, MT, BJJ?
Posted On:8/27/2009 12:18pm
I'm specifically looking for recommendations on which is the best SBGi video. For me. Read my mind, damn you!
The instructor tag refers to my days as a karate instructor, to wit, "ex-Isshinryu."
Posted On:8/27/2009 12:21pm
Style: sadness and tears
Functional JKD 3 is a good set
Posted On:8/27/2009 12:33pm
That one stood out to me too.
Posted On:8/27/2009 12:45pm
If I were to buy a set, I'd go with Spring Camp '07.
Wide variety of techniques covered, logically the most up-to-date (Matt Thornton updates his curriculum constantly).
But really, I can't make a suggestion for you, as my telepathic abilities are suxxxor atm.
Posted On:8/28/2009 4:16am
What do you want out of the dvds? Better at the clinch, stand-up or ground? Aliveness?
Posted On:8/28/2009 8:57am
I want clinch surfing, guard surfing, fundamental fives, aliveness theory (like the string of Youtube videos), MMA methodology/integration of striking and grappling, and any SBGi-emphasized or SBGi-specific drills. I'd prefer material that relates to clinch and ground with striking.
Posted On:8/28/2009 9:39am
Def go the JKD3 set then 1.2
Posted On:8/29/2009 6:21pm
Style: BJJ, Judo
FJKD 3 is awesome, that should be the first go to. Then look at the camps DVD's depending on what you're looking for.
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