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Open Mat

Today I went to open mat, it was a two-hour session and, even though my body feels broken down and tired, I feel brilliant. It’s good to use that time to practice what you’ve learned throughout the week, and because you’ll have to roll with a lot of different body types as well, it means that you have to approach each roll very differently. 457 more words


What Makes a Good Coach?

I recently completed my Level 1 coaching award in Judo and one of the questions asked was “what makes a good coach?”. Now it’s something I’ve pondered in my earlier career as I’ve spent a huge chunk of working life in Sports Development including as a coach educator as well as being an athletics performance coach before I discovered martial arts. 1,592 more words


Banded KB Farmer Carry for BJJ Strength

Did you guys try this?

Leave us a comment and let us know how it went for ya…

This is a great alternative to traditional weighted carries. 24 more words

Some old Mendes material

I saw it today on Reddit and it is quite sweet. Some older Rafael Mendes rolling videos. They’re nice and slow and it is really incredible to see him implement this type of game when it was just kind of new.


Coachella instructional

Excellent guard work instructionals. Some Gi specific moves, but very applicable (and it happens to be a part of my game)

Artem Lobov - A Russian Hammer forged in Ireland

‘ I’m also just glad i don’t have to be sparring with that motherfucker anymore’ – Artem on Owen Roddy

‘ I left Russia when i was 13. 540 more words



Where does the time go? I competed in Naga almost two months ago. As usual, I got super busy with training and work and a little scared about posting. 416 more words