Moved Out of Basic And Into BBT

Feeling 100% better than I did yesterday, I took the day off yesterday because I did not feel well. I absolutely hate using my time off because I’m actually sick.


Wow, what a surprise at ABD Norwich this afternoon. Mr. Angel asked to speak with me in the back, I assumed it was related to an email I had sent to Master McShane earlier in the day. Mr. Angel told me it was obvious I had been working hard and practicing, I started to think I wasn’t doing a good enough job and he was going to tell me so. Instead I got a great surprise. I was promoted to Black Belt Training (BBT). At ABD there are two groups of students, Basic and BBT. Basic is where everyone starts and learns the fundamentals of the ABD system. Once the Basics are down you can be moved into BBT when the instructors feel you are ready. I’m very exited and looking forward to the BBT training, which also means I can participate in sparring, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and the BBT only seminars.

Class itself was pretty much the same intervals and final drill as Tuesday’s Late Class, except that I worked with the BBT students on Muay Thai and Krav Maga. I got to work on gun defense during Krav Maga and a new, longer, Muay Thai sequence.