This week on the Evolution Security Podcast we are super pumped to have Jiu-Jitsu superstar Lachlan Giles on the show. Lachlan is a second degree BJJ black belt. At ADCC 2019 in the Absolute division, Lachlan as one of the lightest competitors (under 77kg) submitted 3 world class heavyweights (Kaynan Duarte, Patrick Gaudio and Mahamed Aly) all by heel hook.
At Kinektic Invitational 1, a five vs five grappling event, Lachlan single-handedly swept the entire team, submitting them all, 4 by heel hook and 1 armbar.
He is the 2017 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship Bronze Medalist, 2014 Australian Jiu-Jitsu Grand Prix Champion, multiple time Pan Pacific and Victorian Jiu Jitsu Champion. He has represented Australia three times at ADCC, the most prestigious submission grappling competition in the world, represented Australia three times at the World Pro Championships and competed at the Eddie Bravo Invitational where he submitted former ADCC Champion Rani Yahya. He also works as a physiotherapist and in 2016 completed his PhD. Please go and support Lachlan, go to his website below and purchase some or all of his instructional videos, they are concise and packed full of world class instruction to take your game to the next level.
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The EvoSec crew also talk about some current events and hit on there accountability for the week and prescribe the new drill of the week which will be half of the IDPA 5×5, this is to focus on the two toughest parts of the drill to isolate and improve. 1. String 2: 10 yards from the holster, doesn’t have to be concealed, on the signal draw and fire strong hand only 5 rounds to the official IDPA target center mass as fast as possible. 2. String 4: 10 yards, From the holster, draw and fire freestyle/two handed 4 shots to the chest, 1 to the head.
Lachlan Giles website: http://lachlangiles.net/
Lanny Bassham book as discussed on the show: With Winning In Mind