We are a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy. Our main focus is to teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at all levels, improve fitness and create champions in the sport and in life. We welcome you to join our team and start your BJJ Journey with us.
Marcos Nardini is a second degree black belt and is also a European and multiple time IBJJF Champion. Originally from Brazil, Marcos started his BJJ journey in 1998 at his home town in Brazil. He was awarded his black belt in 2006 under professor Amal Easton. With many years of experience, Marcos has trained and competed all over the world. Now located in Glasgow his main focus is to share his knowledge, help promote BJJ and create champions in the sport and in life.
Chris was introduced to BJJ after start training MMA in 2009, with 2 MMA wins under his wing via submission, Chris decided to focus more in coaching BJJ and Strength and conditioning for MMA. He joined the MNBJJ team in Jan 2014. With excellent knowledge and attention to detail in 2017 Chris received his brown belt and not long after that became our main beginners coach.
Kathryne Gallagher joined the MNBJJ team in 2018 to help the team with wrestling and our strength & conditioning program, here are some of her certification and achievement's.
UKSCA accredited strength & Conditioning coach, MSc Strength & Conditioning. Worked at Scottish rugby past 7 years with regional academy athletes. Scotland women's National team as strength & conditioning coach for 10 years. 2 x commonwealth games freestyle wrestling, Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014.
Open mat is recommended to all members and all levels, this is a free time on the mat where it can be used to drill techniques and also sparring rolling sessions, this is a great class where you get to meet members of your team and train together.
These classes are recommended to anyone who has never done BJJ before and wants to start from the beginning. We follow a curriculum that has been divided by 8 parts, this curriculum will cover all areas in the sport, the main focus of this curriculum is to teach the basic moves to the level that a complete beginner can understand and by doing so you will develop a strong foundation.
This class is recommended to anyone with over 8 months of training. After fully understanding the basic techniques that are shown in the beginners class, the advanced class will teach you how to put them all together and improve your live sparring training. You will also learn new and more complex techniques. As advanced class has more live training, this will improve your fitness level.
This class is recommended to anyone with over 8 months of training and up, you don’t need to be a competitor to attend this class. The focus of this class is to prepare our students for upcoming events and also to practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with full resistance. By sparring with each other your knowledge and understanding of the sport will increase, your fitness level will improve and it’s a great way to exercise while learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.