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Richard Presley

A purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Richard is the owner and primary writer of Attack The back. Check out my <a href="/about-me/">About Me Page</a> to learn more!

Up and coming champions – An interview with Jamie Hughes

For those you don’t know Jamie, he’s a hard working BJJ fighter who trains at Greg Creel‘s club Celtic Pride Martial Arts. He recently started gaining traction as a fight and getting his name out when his Make a Champ page was shared all over Facebook. So, I decided to interview him and see how …

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British Black Belts – An Interview with Andy Roberts

If you’ve done BJJ for a few years in the UK, then Andy Roberts is a man who’s always been talked about. Andy is a respected instructor in the UK and he is also a Black Belt under Roger Gracie, so you know he’s got good credentials. Thank you Andy for doing this great interview. …

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British Black Belts – An interview with James Hodges

Living in the south west means I have unprecedented access to a number of black belts, which is why I’m so lucky to be able to interview so many! Today we’re talking to Exeter BJJ’s head coach James Hodges. I was lucky enough to watch James receive his black belt from Raphael Dos Santos, and …

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British Black Belts – An Interview with Oli Geddes

Probably one of the most famous and most competitive British-born black belts, Oli Geddes can be regularly seen on the mats holding his own against some of the worlds top players. Here at Attack The Back we’re very lucky to be able to sit down wit the Scramble-sponsored athlete and have a chat with him …

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Meet River Blue Dillon – The blue belt that won a black belt division in Brazil

Meet River Blue Dillon, just your average 18 year old from London, but with a difference. He’s the next British BJJ prodigy. He’s already going to Dubai after winning double gold at this year’s Abu Dhabi Pro Trials and now he’s just won the black belt division at a Brazilian No-gi event. We caught up …

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British Black Belts – An Interview with Rob Taylor

Known for his reputation on the EFN forums, the BJJ police and triangling someone in his car, when they tried to attack him in a fit of road rage, British black belt Rob Taylor needs no introduction. In fact I owe my jiu-jitsu journey to this guy right here. If it wasn’t for him harking …

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British BJJ black belts – An interview with Greg Creel

As part of my blog I want to take the time to celebrate of the best things about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the British bjj black belt. This will hopefully be a weekly segment, where I will bring you an in-depth interview with some of the UK’s top black belts. Today we’re chatting with Greg Creel, a …

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Keep Rolling, Rolling, Rolling, Rolling – Music To Fight To

This week has been quite a music inspired week. Travelling back and forth to cancelled gigs in the rain and enjoying some new music while in work, it gave me a chance to think about what type of music would I like to listen too when rolling. Amped Up As I’m quite a laid back …

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Glasgow Get’s Ready For Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

October see’s hundreds of BJJ competitors flock to Glasgow for their biggest Jiu-Jitsu competition yet. Competitors from all over the UK and beyond are flocking to Scotland’s capital for it’s largest BJJ event to date. The Glasgow BJJ Open will be held in the Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena and is scheduled for 15th October. …

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