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Judo for BJJ Seminar

Vince Skillcorn came to visit our academy on the 29th September to teach a Judo for BJJ Seminar. The class was very relevant to what our academy needs when it comes to BJJ…..My back ground is stand up and grappling not the bit in between so bringing in outside coaches […]

Kevin Hall raises money for St Michaels Hospice

Thank you to everyone for your money and support….this money is going to a great cause!

BJJ Blue Belt: Louis Bigby

Congrats to Louis Bigby on a fantastic Blue Belt demonstration. Great Technique and heart shown throughout

Brian Ebersole visits BSMA

UFC Fighter Brian Ebersole visited our Academy yesterday (4th Aug) We started with a light warm up then moved on to some much needed wrestling control both from standing and the ground. We covered a couple of very effective takedowns that I will be adding to my game straight away. […]

Roy Dean Seminar 2012

Last week really was a great week. My Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor Roy Dean came over from the US to run a week of classes for his UK affiliates. On Monday and Tuesday Roy came up to our new Academy and taught both days which was fantastic for both me […]

BSMA Raises £1885 for charity

Our BSMA team took part in the 1st ever UK Tough Mudder this weekend. This event truly was one of the toughest but rewarding things I have ever done. The event is all about team work and making it through. The 9 guys we took showed great heart determination and […]

BJJ Blue Belt – Tom Baker

Massive congrats to Tom Baker on earning his BJJ Blue Belt….great display of technique and heart!

Camberley Tournament 2012

Our BSMA team was invited to a regional tournament hosted by the Carlson Gracie Team in Camberley. We took 9 of our guys to compete, all showed fantastic heart, technique and sportsmanship. We took home 3 medals from the day needless to say I am very proud of them all. […]

Raising money for a great cause

I am taking on a very difficult challenge to raise money for St Michaels Hospice. I am taking on Tough Mudder a 12 mile course with 25 special forces obstacles to overcome along the way. This event has a history of breaking people so needless to say alot of hard […]

TKD Tournament March 2012

On March 24th 2012 Basingstoke SMA hosted our annual TaeKwonDo tournament. We had 20% more competitors than last time which made for a fantastic competition! The schools involved were of course us and Reading Taekwondo Academy, we were also joined this time by Southampton Taekwondo Hawks. I have produced a […]