Competition Results: October 2016


IBJJF London International Open This weekend the team have been busy competing, first up were coaches Stuart and Hayley who both represented the team at the IBJJF London International Open where they both took 2nd place in their respective Purple belt divisions. Hayley took her silver medal with a dominant win on points and Stuart secured his 2nd place finish … Read More

Competition Results: September 2016


This weekend saw coaches Hayley and Ian take a group of 6 competitors across to Hereford for the Hereford Open; a great competition for first time competitors, white belts and juniors to gain valuable competition experience. On the day we gained much experience with our 6 competitors having 21 matches between them and coming out on top with some great … Read More

Kevin Capel Seminar and Promotions @ Total Grappling

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This week we had the pleasure of RGA Bucks head instructor Kevin Capel visiting us to teach a packed out class where he taught some defensive guard retention drills along with a couple of crushing guard passing sequences. After class Kamil and Liam, two of our junior students were rewarded for their hard work and dedication to jiu jitsu with … Read More

Summer Promotions @ Total Grappling

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This weekend saw the annual summer grading at RGA Bucks HQ hosted by Kevin Capel which included a technical seminar taught by Roger Gracie who taught some effective attacks from the closed guard and a couple of ways to approach passing the open guard with pressure. Following the seminar we had a couple of promotions for the Total Grappling team … Read More

Competition Results: May 2016


BJJ British Open 2016 Juniors & Juveniles This year we had our first junior competitor at the British Open in Kamil who not only had to step up and compete in the age division above him but he also had the fortitude to take on a much larger and stronger opponent en route to taking the bronze medal place on … Read More

Total Grappling On Tour: East Coast USA


This month we made our way over to the USA’s East Coast for a couple of weeks for a holiday and a BJJ gym tour which saw us train with best instructors New York City, Richmond Virginia and the Washington DC area had to offer. Our trip in New York City which is a city that is now overflowing with … Read More

Competition Results: April 2016


IBJJF New York Spring Open 2016 While on holiday Hayley made the trip to the New York State University to compete at the New York Spring Open where she took gold in the Female Blue Belt Middleweight division winning 3 matches against American and Canadian opposition with 2 submission finishes. Congratulations Hayley! Hereford Open Total Grappling had a sole representative … Read More

Competition Results: March 2016


IBJJF London Winter Open 2016 This month saw Hayley and Stuart represent Total Grappling at the IBJJF London Winter Open where the team achieved great success. Stuart and Hayley both managed podium finishes in their respective weight classes and Hayley went on to win the open class with another 4 wins, 3 of which came by submission to claim her … Read More

Competition Results: February 2016


Kleos Grappling 6 This weekend saw a group of competitors from Total Grappling make what’s now a regular trip to High Wycombe Judo Centre to compete at Kleos Grappling 6. Everybody who represented the team fought their hearts out and did the team proud however a special congratulations must go to Iain Toibin who after 4 hard fought 5 minute … Read More

Competition Results: January 2016


IBJJF European Championships 2016 This month saw Hayley, the sole representative of Total Grappling travel to Portugal to compete int the 2016 IBJJF European Championships where she won 3 out of 4 matches in her weight class en route to a bronze place podium finish with 2 submissions! She then went on to add another submission finish to the list … Read More