Mr Tickle is the nickname given to Ryan Bassett by his training partners.

I am a Purple Belt under Rob Taylor/Chris Rees in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a sport that has taken over my life ever since I first stepped on to the mat’s in January 2011.



Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Carlos Gracie Junior >

Braulio Estima > Rob Taylor> Ryan Bassett


This blog is to record my thoughts & musings as I travel along on my BJJ journey. It is also going to serve as a hub for uploading anything I like with regards to BJJ training or lifestyle.


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