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 – […]

Irish Grappler Magazine interview Roger Dardis

Irish Grappler Magazine interview Roger Dardis

Check out Irish Grappler Magazine Featuring Royal Grappling Academy Coach Roger Dardis  “If you say the name Marcelo Garcia to any BJJ Player, they will know immediately who you are talking about. If you mention a member of the Gracie Clan or the Machado Family – you are instantly met with recognition. They are giants […]

Flashback Friday!!!!   Marcelo Garcia 2011 ADCC journey. Watch all matches

Flashback Friday!!!! Marcelo Garcia 2011 ADCC journey. Watch all matches

Take a look as Marcelo talks us through his four matches at ADCC in 2011 then watch each match in full below. Marcelo speaks about his ADCC 2011 matches. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGjD0R35tZs&w=560&h=315]   Match #1 vs David Hart. Marcelos match is on the left, sorry about the quality of this video. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1zGYMBuecM&w=560&h=315]   Match #2 […]

Abmar Barbosa in Kyuzo

Abmar Barbosa in Kyuzo

Opportunity to Train with Abmar Barbosa, Black Belt under Robert Drysdale at Kyuzo Gym in Glasnevin this evening at 7:30pm. All of you are invited for a small fee of €15 so our regular class is cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience and short notice. 0868408183 if you need directions… Training will be in the Gi

New Beginner’s Program

New Beginner’s Program

We are currently enrolling for our 10 week beginners program for the introductory offer of €60. This will be suitable to all fitness levels, learning the fundamental skills of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for self defence and competition. Classes are taught by Roger Dardis, Brown belt under Marcelo Garcia and Paul Fox, Purple belt under Robson Moura. […]

Pedro Bessa Camp

Pedro Bessa Camp

On Wednesday the 17th and Thursday the 18th April we have Black Belt, Pedro Bessa http://www.pedrobessa.com/?page_id=55 coming over from Bristol to teach a 2 day camp with classes in the afternoon and evening on both days.  This camp is open to all regardless of team affiliation. Pedro has a strong teaching style with an emphasis on […]

Additional Drilling Classes

Additional Drilling Classes

11th March 2013 additional Drilling classes commenced.  We’ve added two new classes to the schedule, Monday evening 7pm – 8pm Gi Drilling Class and Wednesday evening 7pm – 8pm No Gi Drilling Class.  Drilling involves repetition of techniques to improve timing, positioning and movement.  These classes are suitable for all levels.

Roll on March……..

Roll on March……..

Looking forward to welcoming Roger Dardis, BJJ Brown Belt,  to join the coaching team at Royal Grappling Academy in the next couple of months. Roger began studying Brazilian Jiu-jitsu when he moved from Ireland to NYC in the summer of 2006. Roger had been training Traditional Japanese martial arts in the years before he left […]