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    "Sem" Seminar

    Tue, 2006-09-19 10:04 — Carl Fisher

    Claus ‘Sem’ Rodrigues, chief instructor from Gracie Camp, Rio, hosts a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu masterclass at Nordern High School Sports Centre, Rishton, Blackburn, UK.

    Roger Gracie @ GB Manchester 6-11-05!

    Wed, 2005-10-12 08:22 — Carl Fisher

    At last,

    A chance to train with the man of the moment, the hottest gi fighter on the planet, current Mundial and ADCC champ Roger Gracie will be on the mats at Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club, Sunday 6th November.


    £25 pp (£10 deposit books place).

    UK black belt Jude Samuels will also be in attendance and plans are afoot to get another UK black belt Rick Young down as well. Victor and Braulio Estima will also be in attendance, so this is an absolute unmissable event, all these top guys under one roof in the North!

    Please contact my good self to book places and see you on the mats.

    Gracie Barra Manchester Invitational BJJ Competition

    Wed, 2005-07-13 05:35 — Carl Fisher

    With a veritable scarcity of BJJ competitions in the Manchester area, it was time to take the bull by the horns and attempt to organise a BJJ event closer to home;

    On the road with the Fighting Photographer

    Thu, 2005-07-07 23:38 — Carl Fisher

    With the pressures of exams and assignments alleviated for another year, it was time to dust off the trusty old camera, pack up my kitbag and get back on the highways and byways of this Fair Isle in the search of all things grappling

    Train a week with ADCC Champs Leozinho and Jacare!

    Wed, 2005-06-29 07:27 — Carl Fisher

    Between Aug 5th and Aug 12th ADCC champs Leo Vieira and Ronaldo 'Jacare' team up with Ricardo Vieira, Leo Negão and Swedish bjj black belt Peter Blackwell to offer you an intensive week of world class bjj training in Helsingborg, Sweden.

    To maximimize your experience there is a limit of 36 people on this camp. This is because we want to provide the hands on training of a private class in a group situation.

    Take this chance to have a really fun holiday with the best martial arts training available.

    For more info or to register for the camp go to

    Escorrega Double Shot

    Tue, 2005-05-31 09:30 — Carl Fisher

    Two reports on Escorrega training in the United Kingdom!

    SENI 05 report

    Wed, 2005-05-18 23:42 — Carl Fisher

    It's hard to believe that a year has passed since the highly successful SENI 04 weekend and that once again the UK's martial arts movers and shakers would be displaying their wares to martial artists and general public alike.

    UK Report

    Fri, 2005-05-06 06:53 — Carl Fisher

    Training with Escorrega and Urban Destruction – a top class blend of BJJ and Vale Tudo.

    Escorrega seminar this Sunday at Bolton Wrestling Club

    Escorrega @ GB Manchester

    Fri, 2005-04-15 22:18 — Carl Fisher


    The one and only Carlos Lemos Jr will be teaching at GB Manchester Sunday May 8th, Bolton Wrestling Club, 12-3pm. £25 pp, the usual £10 deposit in advance etc.

    Another unmissable opportunity to train with a Gracie Barra legend, this seminar follows on from the successful seminar with Escorrega's student, Lagarto, held earlier in the year.

    All interested parties contact me ASAP! Spread the word!


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    Lagarto in the UK

    Wed, 2005-03-02 23:05 — Carl Fisher

    Gracie Barra UK continues its mission of providing the UK with some of the top BJJ names from Brazil and the latest sensation, Lagarto, paid his first trip to the UK in January 2005

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