Fantastic May for Royal Grappling Academy

Fantastic May for Royal Grappling Academy

This May has been a monumental success for Royal Grappling Academy, we’ve hosted Mansher Singh Khera (Munch) for a week long training camp which was well attended by not only our team but visitors from Team Torres in Newry/Derry, Alliance Sligo, Balance, East Coast JJA, Satori, Kyuzo, SBG, Team Ryano, Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood and Tuatha de […]

Teens classes. 

Teens classes. 

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 royalgrapplingacademy@gmail.com to secure your place or for any enquiries.   Classes are for kids age 10 – […]

Goal Setting Part 2: The SMART Principle

Goal Setting Part 2: The SMART Principle

The SMART principle refers to a mnemonic acronym, giving guidelines in the setting of objectives or goals. Specific – target a specific area for improvement, or aim for a specific target. Measurable – quantify or at least suggest an indicator of progress. Aggressive – push yourself, don’t make it too easy. Realistic – state what […]

Goal Setting for Beginners

Goal Setting for Beginners

  Part 1:  Setting Short Term Goals Start taking Notes…  You don’t need to write an essay after every class but start with what the topic for the class was, maybe how many rolls you had, and detail the goal and outcome of your session.  Be constructive. For each training session set a specific goal […]

Are you a Jiu Jitsu “fighter”?

Are you a Jiu Jitsu “fighter”?

[polldaddy poll=7754905] When speaking with jiu jitsu guys who compete regularly you will often hear them refer to “fights” they’ve had in competition. I prefer to call those “fights” matches, only because I believe that a fight must involve strikes. When someone asks me how many fights I’ve had, my answer usually depends on how […]

New Location… Same Bank Holiday Open Mat

New Location… Same Bank Holiday Open Mat

This Bank Holiday Monday the 5th May we’re keeping with our traditional Open Mat from 10-12am. FREE and Open to all regardless of affiliation. We’ve now completed our move just across the road from Spartan to a bigger space in The National Athlete Development Academy or NADA.  We are still in Rosemount Industrial Estate literally […]

New Year, New Beginner’s Program

New Year, New Beginner’s Program

  We’re back… We never really went away and training continued over the festive period but what we mean to say is that “We’re back… to normal”.  Training schedule has resumed as per the website see here and we’ve our next intake of enthusiastic Beginners are about to start their journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on the […]

Introducing Paul Schreiner

Introducing Paul Schreiner

Paul is one of the Instructors in Marcelo’s NYC Academy. Known for his technical instruction and detailed coaching. One of the best instructors out there. Also known for his glasses and love for tiny dogs. See more videos of Paul here on mginaction

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 […]