Starting June 2015 we will start running teens classes every Monday and Thursday from 6pm-6:45pm. The price will be €5 per class for a limited time and 2 or more siblings for €8 per class. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place or for any enquiries. Classes are for kids age 10 – […]
If you have been training in the gentle art for while and have been absorbed into the amazing community that is rolling worldwide, you will probably want to start incorporating some training while you travel or even better travel with the specific purpose of training at the Academy and learning from the legends of this […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYuuhGzu1og?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Mr James Terlecki is not your average 74 year old. He’s an all out competitor with 30 years of martial arts experience. “I still feel very strong. I feel as strong as I was when I was 20 years old. But the thing is, my bones don’t break or nothing. I get rolled around […]
This weekend is a stacked weekend for the Jiu-Jitsu community. With Metamoris, now featuring Marcelo Garcia Brown Belt Matheus Diniz against Vinny Magalhaes and Copa Podio, featuring Marcelo Garcia Brown Belt Jon Satava on Saturday. Royal Grappling Academy coach and fellow Marcelo Garcia Brown belt Roger Dardis will compete on Sunday in the very first […]
This is a great interview with Marcelo from 2011. This is a full 25 minutes of Marcelo opening up about his training from when he was a teenager up to the present (2011). He talks about which he thinks is better drilling or rolling, how his game has evolved over the years and what he […]
Some great reading here, some points of discussion to get you thinking.
After a trip to the London Open where five of the Royal Grappling Academy team – Roger Dardis, Paul Fox, Darren Lewins, Conor Murphy and Luke Daly – took to the mats, the Dublin 15 club brought home a fantastic haul of six medals including gold for head coaches Dardis and Fox. Claiming the first […]
Conor Murphy is a 20 year old computer science student from Dublin. He is a White Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, has been training just about one year and is a self confessed Jiu Jitsu Nerd. Below he chronicles his experience and impressions of his first IBJJF international competition. “Last July, my coaches, Roger Dardis and Paul […]