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MR TICKLE BJJ DEAL ALERT!!! 4 x (1Mx1M) 40mm Jigsaw mats for £21 DELIVERED!!!

If your looking for an awesome and cheap solution for mats check this out, Cannons’ eBay site have a deal to get 4 x 40mm jigsaw mats that are 1 meter by 1 meter for an incredible £21 with free … Continue reading

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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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Today was a good day

I have wrapped up my toe due to turf toe since November. That’s over 4 months of training with a mummified left foot! Today I felt confident that it was healed enough to train without the strapping, and now I’m … 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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My favourite BJJ blogs

Here’s a list of my favourite BJJ blogs – each with different offerings in terms of information, entertainment or techniques/training tips: http://www.bjjglobetrotter.com/ – Christian Graugart traveled the world for 6 months teaching, training and competing in BJJ. He has since … Continue reading

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‘Chave de pe’ is my favourite submission. Mr Tickle’s guide to Portuguese terms for BJJ.

I can be quite (very) pretentious, so I would like to be able to throw a Portuguese word in to a sentence here and there, especially since I train in a Brazilian art. So here you go, common phrases that … Continue reading

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The perils of home mats / training at home.

OK… my ribs are hurt so no jiu jitsu for me for a while. It only really affects me when I twist so I’m able to do pushups, curls, and shoulder press stuff etc… The only problem is, whenever I … Continue reading

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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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MR TICKLE’S BJJ DEAL ALERT! Longsleeve Rashguard £8.99 Delivered

Joust thought I’d share with you all an amazing find, brought to my attention by my training partner Wayne. Check these Rashguards out! Very good quality on first impression/inspection. I haven’t trained in it yet but don’t think there’ll be … Continue reading

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