Entries by Barry Oglesby

The Hidden Benefits of Jiu Jitsu Training

“I have a lot more confidence and I can handle myself in highly stressful and tense situations” What do you think are the benefits of training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Most people would say fitness, self defence, maybe competitions and winning medals. But there’s a whole other side to training that is rarely seen. The […]

Combining Weight training with Jiu Jitsu

Our head coach Barry sends out an email to our mailing list each week about BJJ and MMA Training. You can subscribe to receive the mails by clicking on this link Receive free BJJ and MMA training tips, video, and information Here’s today’s email: Good morning, I’ve chosen a monstorous topic to deal with today. […]

Kelly to Make Professional Debut in July

Kyuzo’s Amateur MMA Standout To Take Professional Bow in Cork After an amateur career that includes 3 national title wins at two different weights and a silver medal performance in the 2016 World Championships in Las vegas, Nathan Kelly will make his professional debut against Ivan Zidar of Croatia in the Neptune Stadium in Cork […]

Congrats to our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Squad

BJJ guys hit the Podium at The Irish Open Congratulations to our competitors and medalists at the Irish Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open 2017 at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown. We’re delighted to say that we medaled at every belt level we entered and at every age group level too. In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, competitors […]

Our Class Video Project

We’re currently videoing a run-through or revision of the techniques we perform in our intermediate/advanced classes, and our mixed ability classes. This is for two main reasons: to help out people who’ve missed class, and want to catch up on the positions they’ve missed. to act as notes for those who were there so they […]

Kyuzo on the Double in Derry

Kelly brings home second title to Finglas. Hanley with successful debut win… The road to Derry is a smooth one, but it as far from smooth sailing in the walled city for Kyuzo fighters Niall Hanley and Nathan Kelly as they both faced stern tests of their abilities at Chaos Fighting Championships. Fighting at the […]

Seminar and New BJJ Belt Promotions

Congrats to all of those who were promoted… It might have been a bank holiday weekend, but it didn’t stop a huge crowd from showing up at the Robert Drysdale Brazilian Jiu Jitsu seminar at Kyuzo. Robert was making his 8th annual visit to Ireland, and while he was here was teaching some of the […]

4 Tips for Winter BJJ and MMA Training!

So winter is here and for martial artists, that means cold feet! And.. cold everything else too. Here’s our top 4 tips for winter training.. Arrive Early… No, not to turn the heating on. To warm yourself up. In winter, it’s particularly important to engage in a rigorous warm up. This is’t just to make […]

Kids Competition on December 4th

Parents! We have a competition upcoming for all kids in Kyuzo. Please see their event page on facebook for more details including how to register. Dublin International Open Facebook If you’ve any queries about categories and how to register your child, please ask Coach Grant (the red haired chap with the many hairstyles) and he’ll […]