No Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Portsmouth Outdoor Beach Session + BBQ

We really enjoyed our first outdoor Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Portsmouth Session this July where we trained No Gi BJJ on the beach in Eastney near southsea followed by a BBQ!

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Gold Medals For Pure Art BJJ At The Bournemouth BJJ Open 2018!

Great results after our first competition entry as a club at the Bournemouth BJJ Open recently! After lots of work and dedicated preparation, Out of 3 Guys who train Jiu Jitsu with us in Portsmouth competing, 2 won gold medals!

Jiu Jitsu Portsmouth Competition Gold

Krystian Dortan and Jimmy Alderson both won their matches within the first few minutes via submission! Well done to Continue reading

Black Friday Special Deal! Get Training For All December For Just £25!!! Free To Try!

Black Friday Deal! Train All December For Just £25!!!

Black Friday Special Deal!

We have just released a great current special offer for you to Train All Of December And any remaining November sessions for just £25!!! When You Join up as a monthly member Before December 1st 2017! + Get A Free 1HR Private Lesson! Continue reading

What Is A Teacher? – Pure Art Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Portsmouth

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Portsmouth

In this article I want to delve into and discuss and look at what truly makes and defines a teacher in BJJ, martial arts or any other field of education.

This definition of a teacher is what I always aim to follow and give to my students when teaching my own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes in Portsmouth. Hampshire, UK

What is a Teacher?

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Win the War not the Battle – Longterm goals over short term gains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the results of training are hard won and happen over time not immediately, so people used to the modern culture of easy, effort free, instant gratification easily lose interest. BJJ is hard work and requires demanding training before progress can actually be made. This is one of the reason’s behind the high turnover rate in the sport, I’ve lost count of the number of people who have come and gone from the classes I have attended over the years. Probably enticed by watching MMA and deciding they want the ability they see displayed by the fighters then quickly give up when they are not immediately beating everyone in sight.

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