Gustavo Machado put on an excellent seminar this weekend.  The foundation technique was the the hook sweep from the sitting up guard.  From this position, a variety of sweeps, submissions, and counters were taught.
Congratulations to those who received ranking promotions:
Dave Kenworthy & Brad Mayhugh (Brown Belt)
Charles Slade (Purple Belt)
Mike Shriver, Bill Smith, and Chris Rubenstein (Blue Belt)
John, Mike, and Brendan (stripe recognition)