No Gi Reflections #4 | Working with stunt performer Lucy Cork

For the best part of the last year, I’ve had the pleasure of working with renowned stunt performer Lucy Cork, teaching her the art of Submission Grappling spliced with elements of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

lucy cork combat

Lucy has an impressive track record considering she’s only been in the stunts game for a few years.

Lucy Cork Filmography

Continue reading

8 weeks of Gymnastic Bodies Foundation One | My Results

It’s official. 8 weeks of training with no weights, has come to an end.

I have only used my bodyweight to challenge my strength, following some very well thought-out progressions and programming from head coach Christopher Sommer, over at Gymnastic Bodies, (GB).

I followed the Foundation One training programme, which aims to get you physically prepared for the 7 key positions found in gymnastics;

Front Lever

Straddle Planche

Hollow Back Press

Rope Climb

Manna

Single Leg Squat

Side Lever

 

Continue reading

Planche Leans look easy… | The Cloudfoot Diaries #25

planchelean

I’ve had the pleasure of incorporating the Planche Lean into my gymnastics training program recently – looks easy, but when you try it, you soon find the leverage to be really intense.
Today I managed 5 sets of 20 second holds, and could definitely feel the after burn in my elbow connective tissue and front delts.

Try them, they’re filthy!