Medals all round for Gracie Barra Telford

Four students from Combat Athlete/Gracie Barra Telford Academy took part in their first ever Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition at the Hereford Open last weekend and all come back with medals. Travis Cooper (9) won Bronze, Maya Pemberton (8) won Gold, Hugo (7) won silver and Harvey Lloyd-Goffin (9) got bronze. Coaches Corin and Tristan Smith who…

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July 17, 2018

Combat Athlete Becomes Gracie Barra Telford

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team at Combat Athlete run by coach Dominic McDermott has not stopped expanding ever since we started the team. To continue this growth even further, Combat Athlete is now officially the Gracie Barra academy for Telford. Gracie Barra is a huge world-wide competitive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team, with hundreds of academies all over…

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December 18, 2017
MMA Challenge competitors November 2015

MMA Challenge – Charity Event

TAKING THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE FOR CHARITY Thirty six competitors took part in a Mixed Martial Arts Challenge for charity at the Park Inn, Telford.  Most of the participants had little or no experience in martial arts however took the challenge which involved 8 weeks free intensive training at Combat Athlete in Telford and Wolverhampton MMA…

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November 17, 2015

6 Gold Medals For Brothers At The European Championships

Two brothers from Combat Athlete Martial Arts Academy together came back with 6 Gold medals, after competing in the Junior Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu European Championships. Tristan Smith 15, won Gold in both Gi and No Gi divisions as an orange belt, then also went on to win Gold in both Gi and No Gi in the…

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June 26, 2015

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes – Telford

We are pleased to announce Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes will be held every Sunday 10.00am with BJJ black belt professor Neil Simkin.  We are very fortunate to have Neil teaching at Combat Athlete and look forward to building a strong BJJ team and more classes in the future. Classes are open to juniors and adults.

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June 26, 2015
Junior Interclub

Junior Grappling Interclub

Another great junior interclub took place in May with Wolverhampton MMA. There were some awesome fights on the day and technical ability, well done to all that took part. Really pleased with all the juniors who performed great and win, lose or draw everyone did themselves, their parents and coaches proud. Looking forward to the…

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May 5, 2015

Wrekin Walk

As part of a team building and fitness exercise a group of members adults and juniors from Combat Athlete took part in a walk up and around the Wrekin in March.  This was great fun and gave them a chance to get out of the gym and spend time together out of the training environment.…

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March 31, 2015

Brothers Victory in BJJ World Championships

Brothers Medal Victory in California Congratulations to brothers Corin Smith (14) and Tristan Smith (12) returned with Gold and Silver medals from the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships in California. The international event attracted the world’s best juniors and 22 UK competitors made the trip to the states. Tristan was one of five from the…

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March 3, 2015

Welcome To Our New Upgraded Website!

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October 26, 2014