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The ‘Roly Poly’ OmoPlata From Spider Guard w/Spiral Hook – RocknRoll BJJ   Leave a comment

The Roly Poly Omo Plata from Spider Guard is a really fun way to set it up The move looks a lot fancier than it really is. You just have to be comfortable rolling across your shoulders. If you have any questions let me know. Be sure to click the subscribe button

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10 Things Every Brazilian Jiu Jitsu White Belt Should Know!   Leave a comment

I came across this link and thought it would be very helpful not just to white belts, but to some of the higher level players who sometimes forget about the art and etiquette of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

http://brazilianblackbelt.com/10-most-important-things-every-white-belt-should-know#.UewLr6wdjRY

Happy training!   Ossssssss!

How to Fix Cauliflower Ear Caused By Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the RNR BJJ way!   Leave a comment

I have been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on and off for almost 20 years and somehow I finally was given the gift of cauliflower ear during my last training session.  I actually didn’t even notice it until a couple days after when I went to shave my head.  I happened to bump it and it felt  puffy.  I gently squeezed it and could feel it was full of fluid.  It didn’t hurt at all.

Cauliflower Ear - Thank you to Rich Zaydel famous ear model

How to Fix Cauliflower Ear – Thank you to Rich Zaydel famous ear model

I figured I would make an attempt to get rid of it.  I didn’t want end up like one of those fighters that looks like he has used bubble gum attached to the side of his head for ears.

Before I share with you what worked for me, understand I am not a doctor, and,  if you try my process  you are doing so at your own risk!

You will need rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to sterilize your ear before and after the process and a new sealed 3cc syringe and a new sealed 23g x 1″ needle.  A roll of gauze or something similar is also needed.

The How to Get Rid of Cauliflower Ear Tool Kit as Seen on TV

The How to Get Rid of Cauliflower Ear Tool Kit as Seen on TV

One of the guys at the gym I train at is a diabetic.  I explained my situation and I was lucky enough to obtain a syringe and needle from him.  I know this might not be an option for some of you, but if you ask around, you might get lucky like I did.  Remember, always use a brand new sealed needle and syringe and never share needles. Don’t be an idiot!

It is important to insert the needle at the correct angle and depth.  Don’t just stick it in the juiciest part and start sucking away at it. You won’t be successful removing all the fluid.

Get Rid of Cauliflower Ear - Placement and Angle of Needle - RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Get Rid of Cauliflower Ear – Placement and Angle of Needle

The angle above is how to inserted the needle.  I actually laid the needle against my ear and then changed the angle just enough so that the tip of the needle stuck and then I pushed it in about 1/16 an 1/8 of an inch.  I held the syringe in place with one hand then began to pull the plunger back.  But I found that I couldn’t pull the plunger at all because the vacuum was too strong and I had not gone deep enough.  I pushed it in a little further and pulled the plunger and this time I hit the mother-lode.  It was just over two CCs of blood.  I kept on pulling the plunger until I couldn’t get any more fluid.  Think about the concept of sucking all the air out of a sandwich bag until it is completely flat.  Then, I slowly pulled the needle out.

Be sure  to wipe the ear with rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide after the process to keep your ear infection free.

I was told to wrap my ear against my head with gauze tightly to keep it flat as much as possible.  I didn’t have any gauze, but I did have a bandana.  I folded it up to about a 3″ wide and tied it tightly around my head making sure my ear had plenty of pressure on it.  I slept on it.  When I woke up it had gathered a little bit of fluid in it again.  I repeated the whole process and walked around for a day with a bandana.

My ear looks good as new to this day and has not effected my ear modeling career a bit!

Be sure to avoid training for a couple weeks or more for the best results.  Otherwise, you will have to repeat the process each time you train.

By the way, if you live in the Orange County California area, come by and train Brazilian jiu Jitsu with us at RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Personal Training!

Check out our new website! http://www.rocknrollbjj.com

Happy training!

RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open Mat Saturdays, Plus One Hour Group Class for FREE!   Leave a comment

Open Mat Saturdays at RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Orange County California. Tons of mat space, technical training partners, and great music.

We have a black and brown belt here every Saturday, plus a handful of high level players so you are guaranteed some fun technical rolls!

All who love to train jiu jitsu are welcome! All schools and belt levels are invited to come roll and share technique in a friendly environment.

We now have a FREE one hour group class before the open mats! We will go over techniques and work some drills.

Saturday’s class and the oen mat are FREE. We do this for the love of jiu jitsu! If you have always wanted to try jiu jitsu, this is a great place. If you are a seasoned player of the game, you will love it too, as we have brown and black belts here every weekend!

You must bring a clean gi and equipment to train.

The schedule:
Group Class: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Mat: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

For address and more information, please visit:
http://www.rocknrollbjj.com/rnrbjj_open_mat.html

I know some of you maybe getting this invite and don’t live in California. We have had a lot of visitors from out of town this summer, so don’t be shy if you are visiting Southern California to stop by and train with us.

Hope to see you soon and happy training

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open Mat Saturdays in Orange County – RocknRoll BJJ & Fitness!   Leave a comment

Come train at the RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open Mat Saturdays in Orange County.

High level technique, technical rolls, share techniques and good music of course.

All levels, schools and people who love to train jiu jitsu and share techniques. Train gi or no gi, its up to you and whoever wants to train with you.  Training both is strongly encouraged, but its all for fun and the love of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the end of the day!

RNRBJJ Open Mat Action

RocknRoll BJJ Open Mat Action

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RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu JItsu Orange County - Open Mat Saturday Action

High Level Open Mat Saturday Action!

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Mike Feldman From Las Vegas Stopped by for a roll!

Mike Feldman From Las Vegas Stopped by for a roll!

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Happy training everyone and best wishes to all!

 

Global Jiu Jitsu Academy Has A New Location in Fountain Valley, California!   Leave a comment

Professor Marcelo Carvalho of Global Jiu JItsu Academy has a NEW location in Orange County!  Marcelo has a great all around game, but his specialty is guard as you will find it quickly if you roll with any of his students!  If you are in Orange County and on the fence about where to go, be sure to try out a week FREE over at Global.  And, of course, if you need Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Private Lessons in Orange County be sure to look up RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

16540 Harbor Blvd  Suite L

Fountain Valley, California  92708

http://www.globaljiujitsuacademy.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Jiu-Jitsu-Academy-GJJA/160258620677925

 

Orange County Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Private Lessons! RocknRoll BJJ & Fitness   1 comment

Orange County Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Private Lessons! Lowest Rates! Fun!



RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Private Lessons & Personal Training in Orange County, California! Lowest rates in OC!

RocknRoll BJJ & Fitness is dedicated to changing lives through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and fitness! Get one on one attention by an experienced Brazilian Jiu JItsu instructor and National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer and take your jiu jitsu to the next level and, or, reach your fitness goals fast! Lowest rates for BJJ Private Lessons and personal training in Orange County!

RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu programs and teachings adapt to your pace and ability making learning fun and safe! Whether its your first day trying jiu jitsu or you are a seasoned jiu jitsu player, I have a great program for you.

RocknRoll Fitness Programs for all ages, body types and fitness levels! You will have a customized fitness program for your body type and fitness goals. Don’t be shy. If you have let your self go and its been a while since you have been active, you have come to the right place. I am a patient and detailed trainer. If you are already fit, but are looking for strength training, plyometrics or just something more challenging, I have got some fun for you!

* Receive detailed, patient, instruction from an experienced & certified Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor and personal trainer!
* Learn amazing new Brazilian jiu jitsu techniques as taught to me by the pros!
* Choose what time is best for your busy schedule!

RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Fitness is run by Rich Zaydel a brown belt in brazilian jiu jitsu under Professor Marcelo Carvalho and is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer. Rich has taught at the prestigious Chapman University Jiu Jitsu Club and is an assistant instructor at Global Jiu Jitsu under Professor Marcelo Carvalho.

Contact Rich now to schedule your lessons or personal training! Email me through this ad or visit the RocknRoll Brazilian Jiu Jitsu website.
http://www.rocknrollbjj.com

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