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Olympic Judo Seminar held at GB Havering was a complete success!

  A message from Danny Williams after the seminar:- A big thank you to Gracie Barra Havering for having myself and Ashley McKenzie over to deliver a Judo for BJJ seminar last week. Sessions include fundamental moment, specific gripping scenarios, throws takedowns and transitional ideas. Really great work from everyone, brilliant to see the club…

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Exciting times for Gracie Barra Havering

/ GB members have been waiting in anticipation for the team’s brand new Dollamur mats – which we can now officially announce will be arriving from the USA in two weeks’ time. 100% brand new and genuine in a striking royal blue. These mats will be 40MM in thickness, ideal for throws, takedowns and rolling.…

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GRACIE BARRA PROMOTIONS

GRACIE BARRA PROMOTIONS The Academy now has a further 5 blue belts to add to the already huge list. The Blue belt marks a point where the Jiu Jitsu practitioner is no longer at “Beginner” status. The basics have been covered over the last year or two of consistent training and the movements are engrained…

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GB Havering Kids and Adults shine at local competion

On Sunday 25th September a squad of GB Havering competitors competed in the Southend Open.   To say the competition was fierce is an understatement but our team shined through winning a number of medals. Stand out performances on the day. Max Kallmeier: – Two fights, two wins via submission to earn gold in the juvenile…

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GB Havering at Newquay BJJ Open

Last weekend four students from Gracie Barra Havering travelled to Newquay to compete in the Newquay BJJ Open. Students Craig Young, Vinnie Ebbrell, Chris Preston and Tony Scrdeen made the trip with Tony attending to show support. Chris Preston won gold in the Middle weight division beating all opponents convincingly. This is the second competition…

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GB Haverings John Woodman ranked No 1 in the UK

Introducing GB Havering student and now NUMBER ONE Ibjjf ranked competitor in the UK John Woodman. John is a classic example of one student that has thrived in our classes. John started with GB Havering two years ago as a complete beginner. His overall technique was catapulted forwards from the start in a very short…

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Gracie Barra Havering Medal at the Chelmsford BJJ Open

This weekend saw four competitors from GB Havering compete in the Chelmsford BJJ Open John Woodman fought in 7 hard fights winning 3 by way of foot lock and 1 by Guillotine. He took Silver in the NOGI and Bronze in the GI tournament only losing to the overall winner of both events. Chris Preston…

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