Halloween Bank Holiday Monday

Halloween Bank Holiday Monday

As usual this Bank Holiday Monday we swapped our normal schedule of evening classes in favour of an open mat in the morning with all welcome… For our students it’s beneficial for them to roll with other bodies of the same weight and belt rank from different academies in an informal setting. We also get […]

HD video ADCC superfight 2013

HD video ADCC superfight 2013

This years ADCC was great but the quality of the stream wasn’t up to budovideos high standards. We found this HD video of the Braulio Estima and Andre Galvao superfight on BJJ Scouts youtube page, check their page out for some more HD videos.

Shinobi Interview

Shinobi Interview

A few weeks ago Royal Grappling Academy Instructor, Paul Fox, was over in Lagos Portugal on a family holiday and had the opportunity to get some Rolling in with an old Martial Arts friend… Colin Byrne.  Thanks Colin and Candy for your hospitality and great training, as always. Colin has now established his own MMA/Jiu-Jitsu […]

Movement is Life

Movement is Life

We’re always on the look out for movements and bodyweight training methods that can compliment our Jiu-Jitsu training.  With a background in Pilates, Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning coaching we are constantly studying to bring our students the best knowledge out there to keep you injury free and on the mats… We like the […]

The General in NYC

The General in NYC

Fabio Gurgel, the Leader of “Alliance” BJJ team and Marcelo’s Coach was over in Marcelo’s NYC Academy in preparation for his ADCC super fight against Mario “Zen Machine” Sperry. Check out the video… Fabio is a legend in Jiu-Jitsu, a multiple time world champion and an MMA/UFC veteran.  We’d like to wish him good luck in […]

Celebration

Celebration

Last Weekend we held an Open Training Session to celebrate the second anniversary of Royal Grappling Academy and the official beginning of Marcelo Garcia Jiu-Jitsu Association Ireland. We’re delighted to be welcomed into Marcelo’s Association and would like to thank all at MG Academy in New York for their support. We’re looking forward to the […]

New Beginners Offer

New Beginners Offer

We’ve got a new beginner’s offer to make the decision to start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu a little easier. You can try our beginner’s class for FREE for 14 days… No obligation to sign up. Then if you decide that BJJ is what your life has been missing… Train for 2 months and get a Gi […]

Seminar in Cavan

Seminar in Cavan

Roger was invited to give a seminar in Cavan at Cavan Grappling Academy so a few of us went up for some extra training. There were also some Sambo lads from Enniskillen who made the trip too. Roger went through some of the essential details of back control and some submissions from this position. The […]