Matt Thorton Seminar


Uncategorised • 11th Nov, 14 •

 


So JK invites me to the seminar with his coach Matt Thornton. Topic, coaching the SBG way.  An easy choice. I get up at 6.30 and hop on the 7.30 morning train to Dublin and SBG Ireland HQ. I arrived in my usual morning manner, tired, groggy and barely coherent. I made my hellos to the rest of the zombie like collective. However this veg like state was quickly replaced with a leaving cert exam…

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A Quest for European Gold


Uncategorised • 21st Oct, 13 •

 


After 7 weeks of hard preparation, countless hours on the mats, the time had finally arrived to compete in my first European No Gi tournament. The IBJJF European No Gi was held in Crystal Palace National Event Centre in London on the Sunday the 21st of October. Myself and Mark O Brien headed over to London on Friday. On Saturday 20th there was the IBJJF  London Open Gi Tournament and we decided that this was…

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ADCC Champion and UFC Veteran Dean Lister


Uncategorised • 5th Jan, 13 •

 


On Tuesday night KGC is normally in session, 6-8 junior bjj in gi, 8-10 senior nogi. But on May 1st it was no ordinary night on the mats, the "Boogeyman" Dean Lister was in the house.I have say, its kind of a big deal for us to have 2011 ADCC champ rolling into our club, bonus, he brings UFC fighter Shannon Gugerty with him, no less. I have had the pleasure of attending his seminars…

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