We had a great time at our summer beach training and BBQ session on Eastney Beach, Southsea in Portsmouth last night! With plenty of enjoyable rolling and learning by the waves.
Massive congratulations to Pure Art BJJ Portsmouth student James Parkin winning Gold in the Gi this weekend with 5 Armbar submissions in a row! At Grappling Industries tournament in London.
Also huge well done to Steven Mulvoy winning Bronze in the same division landing a submission of his own! More pics + Vids Below
It was an absolute pleasure for me to give out our first ever Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu stripe promotions as a BJJ club recently.
Some very well deserved and overdue promotions took place at our BJJ club in Portsmouth and it was really great to see everyone rewarded for their hard work and loyalty to the club.
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We are very pleased to announce we are now an affiliate of Tom Barlow (3x World Champion & 2nd Degree Black Belt) and Chelsea Leah’s (World Champion & 1st Degree Black Belt) Escapology BJJ.
Tom and Chelsea visited our BJJ club in Portsmouth, England earlier this year to deliver two excellent back to back seminars both Gi and No Gi and we were so impressed by their amazing level of knowledge, excellent teaching and seriously high level Jiu-Jitsu, that we decided to affiliate our club with them and learn from them on a regular basis.
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Amazing results for the Pure Art BJJ Portsmouth team at the recent Bournemouth BJJ Open!
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Pure Art BJJ Head Instructor Adam Sparrow recently became British Champion after winning Gold at the BJJ British Open 2019!
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We were really pleased to hold our first seminars at our Portsmouth BJJ club recently, inviting Tom Barlow (3X World Champion & 2nd Degree Black Belt from Braulio Estima) and his wife Chelsea Leah (World Champion & 1st Degree Black Belt from Andre Galvao) to teach two seminars, 2 hours in the Gi and 2 hours No Gi, back to back on a sunny saturday afternoon in April.
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Here is the second part of our detailed tutorial on passing the closed guard in BJJ. (Part 1 is here) In this part we will be looking at how to pass guard using the single underhook stack pass or smash pass as its otherwise known with the optional extra of a stacking choke to submit your opponent at Continue reading