Big Mike Promoted to Purple Belt

Great to promote Michael Cheung to purple belt on Thursday night at BJJ Lifestyle Team in Kingston. The following 13 pictures celebrate his white to purple belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey. Oss Big Mike!                        

Donovan and Jack Promoted to Purple Belt

            Two absolutely fantastic purple belt promotions – Don Eckley and Jack Loy – promoted by Leo Negao after both sparred with him. Cascas-Grossas!! Congratulations also to Sang-Gu on his hard-earned promotion to blue belt – two years of solid training. Training sessions running five days per week – come and join our big team … Read More

BJJ Lessons for Beginners – Monday Night Lesson Added

They have travelled the white belt path and now been promoted to blue – congratulations to Josh Cox and Josh Thorley. Once complete beginners and now, a firm understanding of the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our team is growing and there are lots of beginners – we’ve added a second BJJ for beginners/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fundamentals class – so you now … Read More

Practicing and Refining our Pressure Passing at Kingston BJJ

Pressure passing – Saturday’s training session was focused on the pressure passing that Leo Negao is so well-known for. Again, details, details, details that make it extremely hard for someone to deal with your guard pass – extremely difficult for someone to recover guard. Our Saturday training sessions at the Sea Cadets Centre near Kingston bridge provide a fantastic insight … Read More

Total Beginners Bolstering Team at BJJ Lifestyle Team

  Lots of beginners turning up at Lifestyle Team to learn BJJ. Getting everyone to a stage where they have a very strong grasp and deep understanding of the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is our mission. ┬áHousing champs is great, but getting people started with a view to them training for the long-term is of paramount importance to us. Lifestyle … Read More

Gi and No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Lifestyle Team

Now training for 6 hours across our Monday, Thursday and Friday training sessions – the quality of BJJ coaching is stepping up with Leo Negao having a heavy influence on our teaching syllabus. Always wanting to give the team exactly what they’re looking for – we recently ran a poll across our 60+ team members asking the question: why did … Read More

Learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at BJJ Lifestyle Team

We’re spending a huge amount of time developing our closed guard – working hard at killing our opponent’s posture. For us, ultimate BJJ self-defence starts and ends with the closed guard – educating our bodies to deflect power, finding angles, removing defences, shifting our opponents around with clever use of body mechanics. Re-directing, neutralising our opponent’s strength. Destroying our opponent’s … Read More

Gold at the BJJ British Open for Michael Cheung

Michael Cheung is starting to take grip on the Rooster Master 1 blue belt division. This month he won gold at the British Open where he took the back of both of his opponents and submitted them. Success at the British Open follows on nicely from the gold he won last year at the Surrey Open. Congratulations – hard training … Read More

Silver at the BJJ British Open followed by Gold at the Gloucester Open

Congratulations to Richard Mackie who earlier in the month won silver as a white belt in the heavyweight division at the British Open. Rich has now followed this up with a gold medal as a blue belt at the Gloucester Open – finishing his opponent with a Kimura in the final. Oss.

Lifestyle Team hits 50 strong..

Oss! Our reputation for quite outstanding coaching attracts new members to the team – deepening the ranks. Very pleasing to see some very capable and athletically able beginners joining the team this month – all with a promising future. Judo specific BJJ is thrilling to watch on Monday nights with many of the team’s more experienced members really getting the … Read More