This May has been a monumental success for Royal Grappling Academy, we’ve hosted Mansher Singh Khera (Munch) for a week long training camp which was well attended by not only our team but visitors from Team Torres in Newry/Derry, Alliance Sligo, Balance, East Coast JJA, Satori, Kyuzo, SBG, Team Ryano, Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood and Tuatha de […]Read more "Fantastic May for Royal Grappling Academy"
Today we had a small but determined group of students compete in a local tournament called Grapplepalooza, which is run by our friends in Kyuzo gym in Finglas. A big thanks to the competitors and all from the Academy who went down to support them and take the photos below. The four guys all gave […]Read more "19 April 2015 Grapplepalooza"
This weekend is a stacked weekend for the Jiu-Jitsu community. With Metamoris, now featuring Marcelo Garcia Brown Belt Matheus Diniz against Vinny Magalhaes and Copa Podio, featuring Marcelo Garcia Brown Belt Jon Satava on Saturday. Royal Grappling Academy coach and fellow Marcelo Garcia Brown belt Roger Dardis will compete on Sunday in the very first […]Read more "Royal Grappling Academy coach Roger Dardis to compete on Pay-per-View"
After a trip to the London Open where five of the Royal Grappling Academy team – Roger Dardis, Paul Fox, Darren Lewins, Conor Murphy and Luke Daly – took to the mats, the Dublin 15 club brought home a fantastic haul of six medals including gold for head coaches Dardis and Fox. Claiming the first […]Read more "Paul Fox on Royal Grappling Academys London Success"
Conor Murphy is a 20 year old computer science student from Dublin. He is a White Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, has been training just about one year and is a self confessed Jiu Jitsu Nerd. Below he chronicles his experience and impressions of his first IBJJF international competition. “Last July, my coaches, Roger Dardis and Paul […]Read more "My First International Tournament"
The SMART principle refers to a mnemonic acronym, giving guidelines in the setting of objectives or goals. Specific – target a specific area for improvement, or aim for a specific target. Measurable – quantify or at least suggest an indicator of progress. Aggressive – push yourself, don’t make it too easy. Realistic – state what […]Read more "Goal Setting Part 2: The SMART Principle"
Take a look as Marcelo talks us through his four matches at ADCC in 2011 then watch each match in full below. Marcelo speaks about his ADCC 2011 matches. Match #1 vs David Hart. Marcelos match is on the left, sorry about the quality of this video. Match #2 vs Victor Estima. Quarter […]Read more "Flashback Friday!!!! Marcelo Garcia 2011 ADCC journey. Watch all matches"