You are here: Home / Blogs / Carl Fisher's blog

Carl Fisher's blog

    UMA English Open Groundfighting Championships July 8th 2007

    Thu, 2007-07-19 07:17 — Carl Fisher

    After the success of their first Ne Waza event earlier this year, Jim Mc Sherry and the UMA hosted their second competition of the year in Burton upon Trent;

    Braulio Estima’s new BJJ Academy - opening soon!

    Wed, 2007-07-18 09:02 — Carl Fisher

    Braulio Estima’s new BJJ Academy - opening soon!

    After spending the weekend in the Channel Islands covering a number of seminars in Jersey and Guernsey with Braulio Estima, the BJJ phenom spoke to me about his new BJJ academy that will be opening in roughly six week’s time in Acocks Green, Birmingham.

    FILA Trials - entry details update

    Fri, 2007-07-13 10:08 — Carl Fisher

    Great Britain Grappling Team Selection Trials - Update
    As you are probably aware from previous emails the deadline for the Trials is Wednesday 18th July.
    Postal disruptions; we have been informed by the postal services that entries posted tomorrow will arrive with us by Wednesday 18th July
    Please note for those who live in London there will be the opportunity to weigh in at the London Shootfighters Gym Saturday 28th July 4-5.30pm, for those not in London there will be a 1.5kg allowance for those weighing in on the day(weigh in/registration at 8.30am

    Leo Kirby Interview

    Tue, 2007-07-10 06:26 — Carl Fisher

    For those of you that don’t know, Leo Kirby is a man on a mission, to spread the gospel according to Marcelo. He is setting up his own gym under the Marcelo Garcia BJJ Association as we speak and has already taken gold at the Pan Ams using the main man’s game plan. Competitor, coach, innovator and all round good guy, ladies and gentlemen, I give you…….Leo Kirby.

    Helen Currie Interview

    Fri, 2007-07-06 09:04 — Carl Fisher

    Another Fighting Photographer exclusive – an interview with the UK’s first female black belt, Combat Base black belt Helen Currie.

    Chris Brown Open Mat

    Thu, 2007-07-05 08:37 — Carl Fisher

    Every Sunday
    1.30 till 4.00

    This is an open session that will allow you to use the facilities to train, spar or roll.
    Held at The Martial Arts Academy, Oldham
    Tel:- 07984 311986

    FILA Trials - entry details

    Wed, 2007-06-27 06:15 — Carl Fisher

    Championships, Turkey, 7-9th September 2007
    Stantonbury Centre Milton Keynes, MK 14 6BN

    Sunday July 29th 2007, 830am – 5pm

    Cost £25 to enter, spectators £5.

    Men: 62 kg/ 70 kg/80 kg/ 92 kg/125 kg/

    Women: 48 kg/ 55 kg/63 kg/ 72 kg

    All matches are in pool format - all fighters in pool fight each other

    Entry deadline WEDNESDAY JULY 18th!! NO entries accepted after this date, no exceptions!
    Details of getting to the venue/hotels nearby
    Please send details of your weight and grappling experience to

    Team shot from seminar today

    Tue, 2007-06-12 07:56 — Carl Fisher

    Team photo from seminar today

    Very hot and sweaty, lots of new blue belts, congrats to you all!


    Gracie Barra Pendle - sponsored by

    Fila UK Trials

    Tue, 2007-06-05 23:08 — Carl Fisher

    The FILA Grappling Committee have given approval for British Trials to be held to select a team for the first FILA World Grappling Championships to be held in Turkey 7-9 Sept 2007.

    Sunday 29th July 2005 Stantonbury Centre Milton Keynes MK14 6BN

    The format will be pool system allow the top two fighters from each weight to emerge and be in contention for the two slots available for each weigh division( please note you must have a valid British Passport to represent GB at this event) cost £25 to enter spectators £5.

    Men: 62 kg/ 70 kg/80 kg/ 92 kg/125 kg/

    Blog update

    Tue, 2007-06-05 22:56 — Carl Fisher

    For those with a slightly mild interest at best, I have updated my Blog with some pix from recent training sessions, so if you get chance check out

    Fight Shop

    Save Jiu Jitsu No Scissor Banging Shirt Front
    Save Jiu JItsu No Scissor Banging T...
    C.A.M.O. - Official MMA Glove
    Built To Fight Curved Punch Mitts
    Built to Fight Curved Punch Mitts
    Shock Doctor - Wrist Compression...

    Who's Online

    There are currently 2 users and 15 guests online.

    Who's New

    Adam Carter


    Tag Cloud

    view counter
    Training in Rio has never been Safer or Easier!
    view counter