BJJ Heroes

BJJ Heroes

I’ve been asked at training frequently where to find out more about the origins and main players of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?  So here’s an excellent website that will answer alot of the questions a BJJ nerd night have… It’s a wiki-page with a who’s who of BJJ, BJJ teams and some interesting articles.  The link is […]

Clinical Finishing

Clinical Finishing

The video below is the final from the ADCC Grappling World Championship in 2011.  Two titans of the Grappling World faced off in the <77kg division.  They are both renowned for their attacking style and innovation in both Gi and NoGi Jiu-Jitsu. They both have a similar lineage receiving their black belts while with the […]

Marcelo Garcia Does Rolled Up

Marcelo Garcia Does Rolled Up

Most of you have probably seen this, but for those of you that haven’t… Budo Videos is an American Website where you can buy all kinds of everything for martial arts and have a huge selection of clothing, dvds and books for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The guys that run it, Budo Jake, Budo Dave and Budo […]

Expert Class in NYC

Expert Class in NYC

Breakdown of the Expert Class at Marcelo Garcia Academy in NYC. Good insight into the class structure that Coach Roger Dardis has brought back to Royal Grappling Academy and is incorporated into our daily classes. Get in touch for a free trial… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRp88fxZkrc

Marcelo Garcia Jiu-Jitsu Association Ireland

Marcelo Garcia Jiu-Jitsu Association Ireland

We’re happy to announce that Royal Grappling Academy is now officially the First Academy outside of North America to be part of the Marcelo Garcia Jiu-Jitsu Association.  Head Instructor Roger Dardis received his Brown Belt in January 2013 from Marcelo while training at his NYC Academy for a number of years and since his return […]