#049 – Lewis Matthews & Geoff Cumbus

#049 – Lewis Matthews & Geoff Cumbus This week on the show we throwback to 16/02/2019 when Coach T interviewed the founders of Gracie Barra Harrogate – Lewis Matthews & Geoff Cumbus.

#048 – Duncan Roy

#048 – Duncan Roy This week on the show we are joined by an Ocean rowing coach with too many accolades to mention including 3 Guinness world records – Duncan Roy We discuss some of his many expeditions and the mindset to overcome adversity on this episode that could have easily lasted many more hours!  […]

#047 – REORG Room

#047 – REORG Room This week on the show Prof. Mike and Coach T discuss the newest addition to the academy – The REORG Room. We also update everyone on things like the upcoming fireworks night, kids comp classes, Junior leadership programme, our anniversary celebration and much more!

#046 – Steve Dawson

#046 – Steve Dawson This week on the show we are joined by another of our fantastic members Steve Dawson. Steve has been a mental health nurse for over 20 years he has then gone on to open his own brewery, a bar in york, learn to make awesome pizza and now has taken up […]

#045 – Sarah Brown

#045 – Sarah Brown This week on the show we introduce our fantastic new Program Director Sarah Brown. As the program director, Sarah will be the first port of call for our existing and prospective members. While fairly new to BJJ Sarah is also passionate about climbing, CrossFit, travelling and nutritional therapy. Hear about it […]

#044 – Ricky Lam

#044 – Ricky Lam This week on the show we are joined by Ricky Lam, who holds multiple black belts in various martial art and has recently taken up BJJ with his family here at GBRL. He is the director of Premier Martial Arts in the UK owns multiple schools himself and has had a […]

#043 – Jakub Zajkowski

#043 – Jakub Zajkowski This week on the show we are privileged to be joined by Professor Jakub Zajkowski who is a Black Belt under Braulio Estima and an instructor at Gracie Barra Birmingham.  Jakub is a highly accomplished competitor having won big tournaments all around Europe. We talk a lot about competing, training, teaching, […]

#042 – Anthony Saunders

#042 – Anthony Saunders This week on the show we are joined by Coach Anthony Saunders. @asaundersbjj is a purple belt under @gazmurphy22 at @graciebarramiddlesbrough and @graciebarrahartlepool where he coaches! He is also a highly decorated competitor including winning at the national and European levels! Anthony shares his super-powerful story of how BJJ changed his life from being overweight and living a […]

#040 – Craig Tetley

#040 – Craig Tetley This week on the show we are joined by Professor Craig Tetley who is the owner and head instructor at Gracie Barra Bradford and a black belt under Prof Braulio Estima.  Prof Craig shares some great stories of starting out in the early days of BJJ in the UK and then […]

#039 – Nick Butterfield

#039 – Nick Butterfield This week on the show we are joined by Nick Butterfield who is a singer at Opera North and trains with us here at the academy along with his 2 young sons Wilfred and Sam. https://www.operanorth.co.uk/ @4hrdad @operanorth