Tag Archives: Birmingham

No Gi? Me? Oh alright then!

Since starting at Gracie Barra Birmingham I’ve stuck to the Gi classes because I feel that they are slightly more technical than the No Gi sessions. Today however I kinda messed up and went on the wrong class and was … Continue reading

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Dude I’ve passed your guard! No you’re not! Yes I am!

Today we revisited the ‘De La Riva’ guard but instead of doing a pass we were doing sweeps and take downs while in the position. We done some great reversals and takedowns which were brilliant for me because I struggle … Continue reading

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It’s been a few weeks …. and!

There’s definitely an improvement! My weight is slowly coming down and my athletic ability seems to be improving. I am still trying to fight from the bottom more and get used to ‘exploding’ into different positions but that I’m told … Continue reading

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A welcome return

It’s been seven days since I’ve been to BJJ because of numerous school trips last week and an appointment at the hospital. I hate not getting down the academy so today felt great. We went through a few basic moves … Continue reading

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Birmingham Sky Ride

Had a great day today at the Sky ride in Birmingham. The city course was fantastic with thousands of cyclists enjoying the traffic free streets. There were 8000 cyclists on the day which started off at 10am. Sadly I didn’t … Continue reading

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Smashed my 20 mile target with an epic cannal run!

So to continue where my last blog finished off my mate and I met up at a canal opening in Perry Barr which is in North Birmingham. We started off with an optimistic look in our eyes and hit the … Continue reading

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Bike serviced now lets see what she’ll do!

Just before I start to blog crap and ramble on; I took my Fuji mountain bike to Evans Cycles in Birmingham to get it serviced and they have done a great job. I took it later than the six weeks … Continue reading

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