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Josh Levine

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #007 Published: 13/06/24 Author : Wai Yip Josh Levine 1. Josh, you’ve been with GBRL since our inception and quickly became a key part of our Competition Team. What initially drew you to BJJ, and what has been your favourite memory at GBRL so far? JL: I […]

Oscar Clayton

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #006 Published: 30/05/24 Author : Wai Yip Oscar Clayton 1. Hey Oscar! Thanks for taking the time to be this week’s Q&A guest! You’ve been with us since 2021; what made you decide to try BJJ in the first place?OC: I tried a trial class and enjoyed […]

Matt Baran

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #005 Published: 23/05/24 Author : Wai Yip Matt Baran 1. Hi Matt! Congratulations on your recent silver medal at the British Open! What was the most memorable moment of the competition for you?MB: The whole experience was great from start to finish. Great atmosphere, great people and […]

Sofia Burgess

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #005 Published: 16/05/24 Author : Wai Yip Sofia Burgess 1. Hi Sofia! What do you enjoy most about training at GBRL?SB: I enjoy watching the instructors showing us the new moves. 2. What’s your favourite BJJ move, and can you tell me why you like it?SB: 1-legged takedown because […]

Rosie Fraser

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #004 Published: 09/05/24 Author : Wai Yip Rosie Fraser 1. As one of the students in our first female-only GBF 6-week programme, how has your BJJ journey evolved since then? Any memorable milestones or “aha” moments? RF: I became obsessed with BJJ after my very first session! […]

Jack Lam

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #003 Published: 30/04/24 Author : Wai Yip Jack Lam We got to chat with Jack Lam this week – he’s been a part of our GBRL family since 2021! Jack started in our Little Champions 2 programme, and now he’s part of the Junior & Teens programme.  1. […]

Harry Crawford

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #002 Published: 22/04/24 Author : Wai Yip Harry Crawford 1. What’s the story behind your very first BJJ class? What made you decide to step onto the mats?   My barber and good friend Danny Ali basically chewed my ear off about it for three months until […]

My First BJJ Experience

Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds PRESENTS ROLLING REFLECTIONS Edition: #001 Published: 20/08/21 Author : Jonny Grayshon The following is a blog written by one of our members with complete creative freedom and in no way edited by us. MY FIRST BJJ EXPERIENCE After wanting to try a non striking martial art for some time, Gracie Barra […]