Weight Cuts

As a loose follow up on my prior blog post, I have recorded a few thoughts on competing, and specifically weight cuts for grapplers. My previous ramblings covered my thoughts on conditioning aspects, and as I highlighted there I come from a fitness background, so I can appreciate both sides of the coin on this … [Read more…]

Roll Models 11 brackets released

Venue location: Ormiston Horizon Academy (not New Horizons leisure centre next door), Turnhurst Road, Chell ST66JZ Brackets available via this link. Subject to change please check back. Weigh-ins: All weigh-ins without the GI. Doors and Weigh-ins open from 9:15am please weigh-in at least 1 hour before your division. Smoothcomp dynamically changes times throughout the event … [Read more…]

hulk hogan flexing


First let me apologise for the delay in following with contributions – it’s been a hell of a 2 week or so period with work and so on, hope the content of this is worth the wait! I will try and keep this one brief and to the point! So for today’s contribution I wanted … [Read more…]

leg lock submission


Photo J H Tan Now, some of you may feel enthused to think about this topic. Some may feel bored of the discussion. Some may feel they have no place in an individual’s training, or at least up until a certain point. My own experience has been varied within exposure to leglocks. My training began … [Read more…]

triangle choke

Favourite Technique

Photo credit J H Tan Favourite technique So, I am sure that 95% of you who are currently reading this, will easily have a technique pop into your head. There may be a few of you, who are still quite early on in your BJJ journey. There may be those who are genuinely yet to … [Read more…]