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The benefits of physical exertion through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. My mental journey.

I get injured. A lot. I think I may be one of the unluckiest players in existence. It won’t stop me from training. As everyone who trains knows, injuries are just a part of the sport. If you train regularly … Continue reading

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Interesting article on turning your passion for BJJ into a business

http://www.independent.co.uk/money/spend-save/turning-a-hobby-into-a-business-give-yourself-a-fighting-chance-8611694.html?fb_action_ids=10152264901225353&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%5B171809256311373%5D&action_type_map=%5B%22og.recommends%22%5D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D

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Worst surface for grappling?

I think a urine covered toilet floor is possibly the worst I’ve seen. I filmed this last night at a local MMA show, a bit of banter turned into a full on grapple. In the bogs. Classy eh? — – … 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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Thought I’d share a pic of my garage…

…now finished and tested. …and it’s great! It was worth all the effort and the (surprisingly little) expense!! Whaddya think?

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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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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is my current jam…

Music is a powerful tool. It is used in adverts to sell to us. High tempos are pumped to us as we eat a McDonalds in order for us to eat faster, and leave. It affects the way we drive. … Continue reading

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Helpful tip to keep ringworm & staph away

Want to stay ringworm/staph free? Staph Infection Ringworm Wash in antidandruff shampoo after training. Antifungal agents (such as ketoconazole) are often found in antidandruff shampoos. This is a good and cheap way to keep horrible nasties at bay. plus you’ll … Continue reading

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Superman BJJ

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This is the infamous Mr Wayne Samways, a good friend and training partner of mine. Currently a BJJ Purple Belt under Chris Rees. This meme is awesome.

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What BJJ means to me…

BJJ turned my life around. I was an overweight lazy bastard who smoked 30 cigarettes a day and was out of breath if I walked the dog. I couldn’t do 5 pushups. I’ve always been an MMA fan since I … Continue reading

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Your belt is just a piece of cloth…

…it it not full of jiu jitsu magic… …it does not contain any knowledge… WASH YOUR GOD DAMN BELTS PEOPLE!! After a jesting conversation with training partners and a few light hearted posts on facebook, a quick google and a … Continue reading

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Grappleready

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More mats have been delivered… They have been assembled, and placed upon 2.5cm sheet foam and have filled the 12 square meters of available floorspace… Lights have been fitted for after dark… More mats are needed for padding on the … Continue reading

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Some cool BJJ images

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UPDATE! Mr Tickles Matted Garage…

Yay! Got the keys to my garage this morning, so have swept it out and placed some cardboard down. Jon from Pontcanna Dojo was awesome and gave me some foam to use as underlay last night so I placed that … Continue reading

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Gruesome Cauliflower Ear Gallery

I stumbled upon a photo of my cauliflower ear that I had drained last year. It shocked me how big it was as it looks almost normal at the moment. Then: Now: Seeing the photo gave me the urge to … Continue reading

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