BJJ Minion on Tour – Meraki BJJ

Meraki BJJ has been set up by a third-degree black belt (and UFC veteran) Kenny Florian in partnership with Jason Hunt (a Judo and BJJ Black Belt) to establish a place for people to learn both judo and jiu-jitsu in its purest form. Why the name? well, the gym name comes from a Greek term which means doing something with soul, creativity or love. Essentially when you put “something of yourself” into whatever you’re doing.  This is designed to be the mantra behind the gym and approach at the gym.

Meraki stands alone as its own entity and isn’t currently affiliated to any particular team or affiliation so there are no BJJ politics making it very visitor friendly and indicating it was a place we had to visit on our recent trip! Continue reading “BJJ Minion on Tour – Meraki BJJ”


Should You Take A Vacation From Training

I am currently jetting of on holiday for a couple of weeks and I have had friends and colleagues ask if I’m planning to train. The conversation usually goes “of course” followed by “I thought you were planning to have a relaxing holiday now your not travelling and competing?” Continue reading “Should You Take A Vacation From Training”