Class was great last night. We drilled for an hour and 15 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of guard rotations, and 30 minutes of sparring. I really tried to step it up last night, and I'm pretty sure it showed to all my teammates too.
One of my weaknesses is that in class I tend to accept things during rolling that would be unacceptable during competition...getting swept, mounted, or letting someone take my back. Last night I put my head in tournament mode. I refused to accept anything; if I did get put in a bad position I escaped. I was heavy from the top and aggressive from my back. I rolled hard right down to the last second of every round. With 13 seconds left in one round I shot a triangle and almost put my teammate to sleep. My gi was soaked completely through; it was awesome.
Thanks to everyone that rolled with me last night, and previous nights, helping me to get ready for the tournament this weekend. I will make you all proud!
P.S. I started dieting again - trying to get to 147 for Pan Ams and Worlds - I am down 3lbs :-D