Category Archives: Competition

Triangle

Even though some training partners have nicknamed me Ryangle, I do struggle to finish triangles due to the amount of room I leave with my extremely long legs. This makes this win at the Welsh NoGi today even sweeter as … Continue reading

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The UKBJJA is coming, it’s a good thing.

Well respected members of the UK BJJ scene are forming the UK BJJ Association. Currently they are taking memberships for UK BJJ clubs soon they will be taking memberships for individuals. Eventually they will be running copetitions. This is HUGE … Continue reading

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The UK BJJ Belt Register – Register NOW!

I just wanted to make more people aware that this website exists. The more it is used the more we can weed out fake belts and keep away the problems TMA’s have been facing for years. My training partner Sean … Continue reading

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Confidence is your fren, Fren.

I’ve been a butt flopper pretty much since I started jiu jitsu. I love all open guards, closed guard, butterfly, spider, de la riva…. I can’t get enough! The problem is my top game sucks. So over the last couple … Continue reading

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The lead up to Competition…

You’ve been training hard. Now it’s time to enter beast mode. It’s the day before the Welsh Open and you want to win one of these. Check weight? CHECK (88.1kg with gi on) Gameplan? CHECK (not gonna share here obviously … Continue reading

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Mr Tickle’s Guide to IBJJF Technique Legality

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Ok – so I wasn’t positive about what was legal and what wasn’t legal at competition, so the geek in me downloaded the IBJJF Rulebook and had a read. The big surprise for me was that techniques involving stretching the … Continue reading

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The ‘Ham-Bar’ – always good to see something you’ve never seen before!

Last night saw a sweet leg lock by Kenny Robertson at UFC 157, where he avoided losing back control by grabbing the ankle and transitioned to a innovative sub! I think he’s using his knee/shin to press down on the … Continue reading

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Hereford Open

Today’s Hereford Open was yet again another brilliantly run competition. Smooth and efficient with great fights and atmosphere. I took my new camera and took a ton of photos. My favourites can be seen in the ‘Gallery’ section or you … Continue reading

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Heading to the Hereford Open

Will be taking my new camera and posting all pictures on here on the ‘Gallery’ page tonight. If your competing today – Good luck! Check back here later to see if you can find yourself/team mates in my photo’s.

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Wanna see some BJJ Stats?!

Some really interesting stat’s below, I’m shocked that the percentage is so high from the back. These are the finishes in IBJJF competitions, broken down by percentage. I would also like to see sub only stats to see if they … Continue reading

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Crazy good choke at Abu Dhabi Worlds pro trials!

Magid Hage vs Clark Gracie Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials San Diego World Pro 2013 Baseball choke I am going to try this again and again and again until I start hitting this – Love it!

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Hereford Open – My first Blue belt comp

This is my win from the Hereford Open BJJ tournament in December 2012, this was my first tournament as a blue belt. As you can probably see, I suffered from a massive adrenaline dump at the end and was holding … Continue reading

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