Upcoming Seminar With Black Belt BJJ World Champions in Portsmouth – Sat April 6th 2019

BJJ Seminar Portsmouth

Really pleased to announce we will be holding our first seminar as a club with Black Belt World Champions Tom Barlow and Chelsea Leah on Saturday 6th April 2019 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK!

This will be a Double Seminar with a Gi seminar ‪from 12pm-2pm‬ a half hour break and then a No-Gi seminar ‪from 2.30-4.30 pm‬.

Our club is all about excellence in everything we do and as such we will only have the very best coming to teach for us. These are some of the most elite competitors and instructors in the world!

Tom is one of the best and most highly decorated competitors from the UK and his wife Chelsea represents an elite level of female Jiu-Jitsu honed in the BJJ mecca of southern California with an immense competition record of submission wins.

Tom Barlow.
3rd Degree Black Belt
from Braulio Estima of Gracie Barra.
3 X No Gi World Champion.
European Gi Champion.
6 X British Open Champion.
ADCC & Polaris Competitor.
Fought in Pro MMA.
Combat Submission Wrestling Coach under Erik Paulson.
Black Belts in KickBoxing, Kali & Eskrima.

Chelsea Leah.
1st Degree Black Belt
from Andre Galvao of ATOS San Diego.
Brown Belt Gi World Champion.
Multiple Time Black Belt Pans, Worlds, European & International IBJJF Medalist.
No Gi European Champion.
Metamoris & Polaris Competitor.
Taught for Mendes Brothers at AOJ.

They both represent a very high level of Jiu-Jitsu and are amazing instructors as well, so will be sharing some fantastic techniques and knowledge with us over the 4 hours. We can’t wait to learn from them!

The Seminar will be located at Miltoncross Academy, Milton Rd, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, PO3 6RB.

Get in touch now if you’d like to come along!

Places will be limited with booking and payment available in advance only. £45 includes both sessions. All welcome. Email info@pureartbjj or Txt ‪07851471618‬ to book your place now!

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