When grappling and gymnastics have a love child

[div class=”notice” class2=”icon”]The following is from an article on DstryrSG, part of the MiddleEasy Network.[/div]

Now most of us grapplers are well aware of Alvaro Romano’s Ginastica Natural – his system fluidly combines grappling movements with body-weight exercises. Ginastica Natural has continued to grow in popularity with grapplers and MMA fighters alike. I for one like Romano’s system and have used it quite a bit. Now ponder utilizing actual gymnastics as part of your work out routine. No, we haven’t gone silly from watching to much Ellen.  This shit is legit! Many of you might remember GSP tumbling and jumping around like Kerri Strug in preparation for his last few fights. So, ask yourself, who needs kettlebells, TRX, crossfit or bootcamp when you have good old gymnastics?

Check out a new gymnastics class available at Erik Paulson’s CSW Academy – yes you heard correct, gymnastics. Now this doesn’t mean you’ll be rolling around like an 8-year old girl, although I know a few grapplers that still do.

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Published on January 26, 2012 at 8:12 pm
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