How BJJ can benefit your life.Read more "Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: A Cheat Code For Life."
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"
Starting June 2015 we will start running teens classes every Monday and Thursday from 6pm-6:45pm. The price will be €5 per class for a limited time and 2 or more siblings for €8 per class. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place or for any enquiries. Classes are for kids age 10 – […]Read more "Teens classes. "
Having recently read the book Jiu-Jitsu in the South Zone, 1997-2008, one of the parts of the book that stuck with me was the part with Sylvio Behring. The following is a quote from the book which is something we all need to remember about our training. “The main thing is to relax and enjoy […]Read more "Train to improve, compete to win."
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"
Part 1: Setting Short Term Goals Start taking Notes… You don’t need to write an essay after every class but start with what the topic for the class was, maybe how many rolls you had, and detail the goal and outcome of your session. Be constructive. For each training session set a specific goal […]Read more "Goal Setting for Beginners"
When speaking with jiu jitsu guys who compete regularly you will often hear them refer to “fights” they’ve had in competition. I prefer to call those “fights” matches, only because I believe that a fight must involve strikes. When someone asks me how many fights I’ve had, my answer usually depends on how well I […]Read more "Are you a Jiu Jitsu “fighter”?"