Roll Models 13 brackets

Please find the link to Roll Models 13 (September 19th) brackets here. Doors and weigh-ins open from 9am, you weigh in once (without the Gi) for all divisions. Brackets are subject to change due to pullouts etc. Make sure you weigh in at least an hour before your scheduled bracket takes place, we may run … [Read more…]

Roll Models 14

rm 14

We are pleased to announce the date for our next White/Blue belt competition including gi and no-gi divisions After selling out RM13 so quickly we decided to offer those that missed out a chance to compete with us with a quick turnaround. Roll Models 14 is scheduled for October 17th. Our tournament will again be … [Read more…]

Dan Hardy Interview

“The John Wayne Parr match will happen” Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy talks Polaris Professional Jiu Jitsu Invitational , John Wayne Parr , the grappling scene at the moment and also coaching Roll Models sponsored competitor Shane Oliver Curtis.

Date Change

Whenever we organise an event we make sure there are no other events within 2 hours or so travel from our venue. The calendar is very busy and gone are the days when you would be the only competition in the country on a given day. However we feel it’s best for all if we … [Read more…]

Roll Models 12 results

Thanks to all the teams for taking part again on a great day with a fantastic supportive and competitive atmosphere. Thanks to our event sponsors CBD Sensei, Tapcom and Empire Pro Tape. Massive well done to local team Bedlam BJJ who topped the academy list and actually accrued more points than the top team overall. … [Read more…]

Roll Models 12 brackets released

Firstly thanks for attending Roll Models 12! Address is Ormiston Horizon Academy, Turnhurst Road, Tunstall, Chell, ST6 6JZ. Parking is free, there are changing facilities and food/merchandise available to buy on the day. Spectators fee is £4 payable on the door, each team receives 1 free coach pass (contact to confirm). Weigh-ins open from … [Read more…]

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…]