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 […]

My First International Tournament

My First International Tournament

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 […]

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 […]

Inspiration to Improve your life…

Inspiration to Improve your life…

… through Jiu-Jitsu expressed in another fantastic video from Stuart Cooper.  Featuring thoughts from celebrated competitors, world champions and black belts with a passion for human development like Joe Rogan. I’m not saying quit your job, cancel your life as it stands and throw all your worldy possessions into the nearest swollen river… But I wholeheartedly agree […]

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 […]

FREE BJJ TRAINING FOR TEENAGERS

FREE BJJ TRAINING FOR TEENAGERS

Are you a teenager who’d like to start Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Or are you the parent of a teenager who would like to see their boy/girl get off the couch and leave the video games or TV alone and go and get fit, learn self defense, make new friends, gain confidence, learn the benefits of hard […]

CHRISTMAS OFFERS

CHRISTMAS OFFERS

As it’s the festive time of year we’ve got a couple of offers for all of you out there: NEW MEMBER OFFER: You can come and try our beginner’s classes for FREE for the remainder of 2013 and if you want to sign up we have an introductory offer of €100 for Jan/Feb training with […]

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 […]