*Get group or one-on-one private lessons in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (aka Gracie Jiu Jitsu) or Mixed Martial Arts Coaching from the only 1st Degree BJJ Blackbelt in the area and who has also been an SBG qualified Mixed Martial Arts Instructor since 2006.
*SBG Qualified MMA Instruction is unrivalled. SBG includes world renown competitors from the ADCC and UFC including Gunnar Nelson and 2 weight UFC Champion Conor MacGregor. SBG has hosted some of the world’s best fighters at its Portland, Oregon Headquarters such as Randy Couture, Dan Henderson and many more.
*There are no additional gradings fees.
*Only a T-shirt and tracksuit bottoms are required to begin.
SBG Bury offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) / Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, and Judo group classes as well as one-to-one private lessons from a BJJ Blackbelt described by Cage Warriors Veteran and BJJ Champion Matt Inman as:
“one of the best BJJ coaches and players in the North West”
Ideally situated off Junction 1 of the M66 in the Village of Ramsbottom, Bury, Glyn Powditch is a 1st degree BJJ Black Belt under Karl Tanswell and certified MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Instructor at Straight Blast Gym Manchester. Glyn also holds a brown belt in Judo from his time training under Steve Pullen at Cheadle & Urmston Judo Club and has competed in BJJ and Judo at International and national competitions from Gracie Invitationals to the English Judo Open. All classes follow the SBG I-method of Introduction, Isolation, and Integration with a specific focus on fundamentals. In 2017, Glyn has travelled all over the world to train, training at SBG Portland with Matt Thornton and attending the Rickson Gracie seminar, SBG Athens with the Singer Brothers, SBG Buford with Phillipe Gentry, 6th degree Black Belt Roberto Traven, and to South Korea with SBG affiliate World Jiu Jitsu in Pangyo.
Previously, Glyn practiced Boxing and Thaiboxing for six years, beginning with Lee Hasdell in Milton Keynes, the first professional cage fighter from the UK who fought in Rings against the likes of Fedor Emelienko. He then went to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Danny Batten and Eduardo Carriello at Brazilian Top Team. Relocating to Manchester, he joined Karl Tanswell at Straight Blast Gym’s UK Headquarters in Manchester in 2004 where he has remained ever since. Glyn and UFC star Gunnar Nelson discussing training post-sparring.
The club has members who come from all over the region to train, from South Manchester to Blackburn and Bolton. The club operates an open door policy. However, we ask that you call in advance before coming down for you first session.
If you have any further questions, please contact us on the form below or call 01706 827477. Thanks Glyn