#019 – New Beginnings

#019 – New Beginnings This week on the show we are excited to be opening the academy after a 4-month delay due to covid restrictions. We are joined by one of our members Ben Bond, who hosts the ‘What’s Your Poison’ podcast as we discuss discipline, motivation, loss aversion, fear, parenting, making the best academy […]

#018 – Pedro Marinho

#018 – Pedro Marinho This week on the show we are joined by one of the best competitors in Gracie Barra and in the world today – Pedro Marinho (@pedromarinhojj) Pedro fought his way onto Felipe Pena’s Golden Team Project to secure one of only a few scholarships at Pena’s training centre. Soon after dominating […]

#017 – Ana Laura Cordeiro

#017 – Ana Laura Cordeiro This week on the North Leeds Jitz Podcast we are joined by the legendary Prof. @analauragb 🤩 Prof. Ana Laura is a multiple-time world champion and ADCC champion. She is the co-owner of @gbupland with her husband Prof. Rafael. @tinocogb72 🔺

#016 – Pedro Coelho

#016 Pedro Coelho Today on the podcast we are joined by Prof. Pedro Coelho! (@plucascoelho) Pedro has been a black belt in BJJ for almost 9 years and is currently under Prof. @victorestimagb! He owns Gracie Barra Cascais (@graciebarracascais) and is also a Brown Belt in Judo. Prof. Pedro keeps a strict martial code on the mats […]

#015 – Matthew Ogden

#015 – Matthew Ogden This week on the podcast we are rejoined by the owner of Catalan Soccer Football Club – Matthew Ogden If you haven’t already go back and listen to part 1 to hear how from a £100 jobcentre loan, Matt built Catalan to the largest club of its kind in the North, coaching […]

#014 – Matthew Ogden

#014 – Matthew Ogden This week on the podcast we are joined by the owner of Catalan Soccer Football Club – Matthew Ogden From a £100 jobcentre loan, Matt built Catalan to the largest club of its kind in the North, coaching over 1000 kids a week! In this part 1 of a 2 part […]

#013 – Sébastien Garnier

#013 – Sébastien Garnier Today on the podcast we are joined by the owner of @graciebarramarseille and @gracie_barra_europe project manager Professor Sébastien Garnier. @sebastien.garnier.gb is a life long martial artist. He started BJJ whilst living in Angola at @gb_angola studying under @pereirahelio and thus is of a @rogergracie lineage 🤙  On top of that, he’s a super nice guy and we loved the conversation with him […]

#011 – The Atlantic Grappler

#011 – The Atlantic Grappler Today on a bonus episode of the North Leeds Jitz Podcast we talk to Prof. Mike about his charity campaign to solo row across the Atlantic ocean in 2022. Mike is raising money for Leeds Hospital Charity after his son’s life was saved, being born prematurely at the LGI ten […]

#010 – Tom Harris

#010 – Tom Harris This week on the podcast we had the pleasure of being joined by @tom_in_oz who is a long time friend and instructor of Prof Mike. Tom is an Army Veteran and 2nd-degree black belt under @victorestimagb. He founded the original ‘Gracie Barra Leeds’ in 2005 but has since moved to live in Tasmania. 󠁡󠁵󠁴󠁡󠁳󠁿 […]

#009 – Micro Adjustments

#009 – Micro Adjustments This week on the show we discuss T passing out from a strangle for the first time, whilst filming a technique video! A white belts post to the BJJ Fanatics FB page that has been getting a lot of attention and some myths in BJJ.