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    Shoyoroll fakes – A big problem for a small company

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    +-*Fake merchandise has been a huge problem for any designer. Markets are flooded with fancy Rolexes, all for a couple of bucks, and knock off DKNY handbags, which are a tenth of the price. But, did you know that the knock off market is infiltrating BJJ? Shoyoroll have been the victims of a big black and grey market problem for a number of years now. Due to their limited releases, clever marketing and big name sponsorships, Shoyoroll have cemented themselves as one of the most desirable designers in the sport, in fact I don’t think i’ve ever…read more

    Win a copy of Progressive Jiu Jitsu!

    Posted by in Reviews, Techniques

    +-*Win 1 of 5 copies of Progressive Jiu Jitsu To celebrate the release of Progressive Jiu-Jitsu we have 5 copies to give away! Once you have entered we will also send you a voucher so you can get 20% off any digital product at JJBGear.com. Good luck! [contesthopper contest=”918″] Progressive Jiu Jitsu Review So I have been very privileged to be given a free copy new Progressive Jiu-Jitsu instructional to review. This new instructional has been the brainchild of Roger Gracie black belts Nicolas Gregoriades and Oli Geddes for an extremely…read more

    A year in the life of Attack The Back

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    +-*So this month Attack The Back becomes a year old so I just wanted to reflect and give some insight on what it’s like to run a blog, work full time and train at least 3 times a week. Training This has probably been one of the biggest things that has changed in the past year. Last year we were training in YMCA halls and school sports centres, now we’re training in one of the South West’s best dedicated gyms. A huge shout out to Gary, Matt, Darren and all…read more

    Watch The Abu Dhabi World Pro 2015 Stream Here!

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    Competing in BJJ and the mental game

    Posted by in Techniques, Training Journal

    +-*So while I’m sat on a train heading to Brighton I have a lot of time on my hands so today I want to talk about the average Joe’s competition mindset. See the reason I haven’t blogged in a while is because I have been mostly preparing to compete at the Welsh Open in May and while I may not be the most physically gifted BJJ practitioner in the world, I believe that everyone should compete a few times at their respective weight and belt category, just so you can…read more