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.  Housing 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

‘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

A Very Sociable Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team!

Friday 18th March saw lots of us visit Rodizio Preto in Putney – the well-known Brazilian restaurant. We all had a fantastic night and ate as much as we could – the meat was delicious and so was the Brazilian beer! We’re all looking forward to our next team outing – tickets are booked to watch Polaris 3 in Bournemouth. … Read More

Strong Performance At Kleos Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competition

Strong performances at Kleos Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition at the High Wycombe Judo centre – with Ben Gracie picking up a silver medal in a stacked division. Entering his first BJJ competition, Ben (in the white Gi) had a total of four fights, submitting his first two opponents. In his first fight he finished his opponent with a head and arm triangle choke, the … Read More