Strong Team Spirit at BJJ Lifestyle Team in Kingston

Nice shot of some of the team rolling – lots of new faces and the experienced white, blue, purple and brown belts – all training in the same session, helping the beginners along. We all want the team to grow and be successful. Monday’s session saw us looking at a couple more half guard sweeps – great to see everyone’s … 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

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

‘Brazilian Style’ BJJ Training in 2017

2016 has been a great year for us with lots learned from Leo Negao. We sailed through our three-year team anniversary in September. Leo’s pressure game has had a very significant impact on the team’s BJJ. The team has grown to such a size – topping 50 – that there are now regularly 25 people training on the BJJ Lifestyle … Read More

Knee on Stomach and Mount Retention

Another superb week of training with an in-depth look at securing the triangle with an ‘S’ mount entry. Options were given for an arm-bar finish or a triangle submission – two of BJJ’s big moves. Pictured: two of BJJ Lifestyle Team’s high level blue belts practicing knee on stomach, mount retention and Kimura finishes. Both have become high level grapplers … Read More

Triangle Mechanics – Come and Learn This Devastating Submission

One of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’s signature techniques – the effectiveness of the Triangle Choke is widely seen in the UFC. Although relatively easy to learn, it’s the fine details that really make the Triangle submission easy to finish. At BJJ Lifestyle Team, we focus on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques that could be relied upon in a self-defence situation. We work hard to … Read More