This weekends success!

This weekend the team competed in both MMA and BJJ.

First up on Saturday we visited Telford for Cage Conquest 2.  Tom Godber, Lloyd Elliot and Greg Summers (who also trains at the Cheltenham club have been preparing for their bouts these last few months.

Tom Godber Vs Kieran Durrance was a strong display of grappling with a quick takedown and several scrambles.   Godber was able to ride the storm and was eventually able to secure the win in the 1st round with a straight foot lock submission. Read more

Now even easier to Join

Now its even easier to join Trojan Free Fighters Worcester via our GoCardless Direct debit payment option. Read more

We have ourselves a black belt

Today Paul Severn received his well deserved Black Belt from Checkmat UK head coach Chico Mendes.

Paul has been our BJJ coach since 2010 and during that time has built a Jiu Jitsu following to be proud of, and today was the reward for the time, energy and resource that he puts into his training and coaching.

Paul come from a very strong lineage: Read more

Exciting times ahead

As our club has grown over the years it is now time for us to grow even more…. more info to follow very soon

An interview with Rich Newman

What made you start Muay Thai? and what has kept you going?

I first came across real Muay Thai way back in 2000.  I was standing across the road opposite a gym on Ko Samui watching the training.  A couple of the guys were beckoning me to join them them but I politely declined! To this day I regret that but back then I was just a backpacking beach bum looking for the party! If someone would have told me that 9 years later I would be staying at that camp I would have laughed! Read more

An interview with Paul Severn

Why have you committed so much of your life to training and teaching BJJ?

I ask myself this everyday WHY?!?!?!? hahaha… I’ve done lots of different Martial arts and BJJ is the one that has resonated with me the most.  Every martial art has its own answer to “what if…?” ,some martial arts have a simple answer, some have degree level theoretical answers…for some reason my brain seems to be wired to think the way BJJ is structured. Read more

How BJJ changed my life

Jadon Ortlepp shared his story and how BJJ has influenced his life for the better;

I started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2008 in Surrey, I was curious because I had read a lot of online chatter about how low ranking “beginners” were seemingly able to dominate  experienced practitioners of other martial arts.  I had trained Judo before as a kid so I had some grappling awareness; the rest of my experience was striking based.  Read more