Get On The Pony Episode 7 – The Menace – Joanne Doyle

In this episode we talk to BJJ Purple belt, MMA fighter and coach Joanne Doyle.  We talk to Jo about her Martial Arts Journey.  From starting out doing grappling comps and interclubs through to winning Gold, Silver and Bronze at International Championships and winning the Cage Warriors Academy Bantam Weight Belt.  We also talk to Read more about Get On The Pony Episode 7 – The Menace – Joanne Doyle[…]

New Student Discount Now Available!

We are pleased to announce that there is now a gym membership for students 18 years and older and in full time education.  This is offered at £40 per month and gives you access to the fight team sessions, though you will need to speak to a coach to ensure you are ready to attend Read more about New Student Discount Now Available![…]

Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 3

Lesson 3 – Mount Top In our 3rd lesson we have covered the mount top position, how to keep the position and then how to advance position. Our key teaching points are: – 1. We focus on the lower mount position which we call the Grapevine Mount. 2. This Mount gives us great control of Read more about Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 3[…]

Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 2

Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 2 Arm Bar from Guard Warm up – Triangle and arm bar warm up. Introduction – We discuss the guard and breaking the posture using the knees to nose and the misery guard. Look at cross gripping options to help set up the arm bar. Drilling – Arm Bar – Read more about Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 2[…]

Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 1

Here is a recap of your first BJJ Class ….. Beginner BJJ Course – Mount Escape – Lesson 1   Warm up – Bridging (for Upa escape) and Shrimping (For knee push into half Guard) Introduction – We discussed the Mount position and the importance of escaping. We also talked through both self-defence and competition Read more about Beginners BJJ Course – Lesson 1[…]