Minion on Tour – BJJ Globetrotters Summer Camp 2018

As regular readers will know this year I have been cutting down on competition and trying to do those things that I’ve never been able to do because competition has gotten in the way. Now I’ll confess that lot of those things have been food related but some are actually linked to BJJ travel and training, including finally attending a BJJ Globetrotters camp!

Mr BJJ GlobetrotterBJJ Globetrotters is a well established concept within the BJJ Community led by the BJJ Globetrotter himself Christian Graugart. You can find out more about the concept, his journey and how it all began by visiting his website but also by downloading a free copy of the BJJ Globetrotters book (which is well worth a read and recommended in an earlier blog!).

This years summer camp featured 270 grapplers for six days training with over 25 instructors including Christian himself, the fabulous Chris and Melissa Haueter (who I adore training with at the Garage) and my lovely Judo Coach Sophie Cox who was travelling in for the last few days of the camp. So what happened when a Minion met the Globetrotters…. Continue reading “Minion on Tour – BJJ Globetrotters Summer Camp 2018”

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UK Female Fighters Camp Summer 2015

Female Fighters Camp August 2015

This weekend saw that latest edition of the UK Female Fighters Camp take place in Manchester. The female fighters camp started in 2014 with Judo Olympian Sophie Cox  and MMA professional Rosi Sexton coming together to try and form an annual camp similar to those held in the USA and Europe to give woman a chance to share ideas, work together to improve their knowledge and train together. The camp is now in its second year and has become a bi-annual event. Held at Fighting Fit Manchester the camp is now also supported by BJJ Black belt Anna Mayne and World Thai Boxing champion Rachael Mackenzie. Continue reading “UK Female Fighters Camp Summer 2015”