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THE GREATEST FIGHTER IN THE WORLD TODAY II

Oct 24, 2017No Comments

It is said many times over that an athlete is ‘only as good as his last performance.’ In no sport does this ring truer than MMA. A bad day in the office, just one subpar

The Rise of El Cucuy

Oct 09, 2017No Comments

Sao Paulo, Brazil. May 17, 2003. Gustavo Dantas walks on to the mat of the Ibirapuera Gymnasium for the opening match of the 66kg bracket of the world renowned ADCC tournament. Dantas is a heavy

There is no way McGregor beats Mayweather.

Aug 24, 2017No Comments

On Saturday night, the biggest fight in combat sport’s history goes down as the “Notorious” Conor McGregor, a two-division UFC champion faces the greatest boxer of our generation, Floyd “Money” Mayweather in Las Vegas, Nevada.

THE GREATEST FIGHTER IN THE WORLD TODAY

Jul 10, 2017No Comments

It is said many times over that an athlete is ‘only as good as his last performance.’ In no sport does this ring truer than MMA. A bad day in the office, just one subpar

Rory MacDonald and the Future of the UFC’s Welterweight Division

May 23, 2017No Comments

The UFC’s welterweight division is a shambles. Once the most illustrious division in all of combat sports; recent years have seen the division falter and lose fan interest. Established stars Georges St-Pierre and Jake Shields

Demian Maia and the Importance of Sticking to the Basics

May 15, 2017No Comments

The world of MMA is changing, the UFC is no longer a meritocracy and fighters are given opportunities based on marketability rather than talent. In an era of uncertainty, one fighter has managed to invoke

Daniel Strauss Black Belt Butterfly Guard Seminar Breakdown

May 08, 2017No Comments

Daniel Strauss Butterfly Guard Seminar Review On Sunday 7th May Elements MMA was fortunate enough to play host to one of the UK’s highest level grapplers in the scene today. For three hours solid Daniel

Daniel Strauss Black Belt Seminar Preview

May 04, 2017No Comments

Daniel Strauss ‘Butterfly Guard for No Gi Jiu Jitsu’ Black belt Seminar at The Lakeside Centre 180 Lifford Lane Kings Norton, Birmingham, B30 3NU An afternoon with Daniel Strauss focusing entirely on the effective use

MAY 2017 CALENDAR 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Warm Ups

May 03, 2017No Comments

***MAY 2017 UPDATE*** During May we have Marvin Castell Jnr here at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Birmingham all the way from 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu HQ in Hollywood, California. Marvin is a brown belt under

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation at Elements

Apr 12, 2017No Comments

Where & When Kundalini Yoga and Meditation is coming to Elements. With taster sessions confirmed for 7am Tuesday 18th & 25th April, and  plans for potential classes on 2nd, 4th, 9th & 11th May the

What to expect at ELEMENTS MMA…. on Saturday

Apr 10, 20171 Comment

Saturdays at Elements MMA should be a firm favourite with all members. Whether you have enrolled in a membership with us and are looking for fitness, self defence or competition we have what you need

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Warm Ups APRIL 2017 CALENDAR

Apr 04, 20171 Comment

***APRIL 2017 UPDATE*** Many of you will have been directed here in preparation for the start of your journey into jiu jitsu. You may already know something about the 10th Planet warm-ups. First, in order

SUB//ZERO VII RESULTS

Mar 29, 2017No Comments

    Another hugely successful SUB//ZERO saw 120 grapplers of all levels, ages and backgrounds battle it out on Elements mats!   All Elite level matches were professionally filmed and are being edited as I

SUB//ZERO VII PREVIEW

Feb 17, 2017No Comments

SUB//ZERO VII is almost upon us! And its going to be bigger than ever! This coming Sunday (19th Feb) sees the ever growing, uber popular submission only jiu jitsu tournament return once again here in

CLASS FEATURE What to expect at Elements MMA.. on Monday

Jan 29, 2017No Comments

CLASS FEATURE: What to expect at Elements MMA.. on Monday MMA – Instructor Chris Garry 5.30pm MMA Warm up & revision 6.30pm MMA Technique Study 8.00pm MMA Live Drills/Open mat/workshop   All classes suitable for all levels NOVICE |

Luke Mulhall victorious on Lionheart FC, challenges for WORLD Amateur title next, EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Oct 24, 2016No Comments

LIVEWIRE Luke Mulhall notched up another impressive victory for Team Elements MMA on Saturday, winning on Lionheart FC in the first round by ground n pound. We managed to catch up with the undefeated amateur

Women’s MMA Programme Launch

Oct 20, 2016No Comments

ELEMENTS MMA are proud to announce the launch of our brand new WOMEN’S PROGRAMME. These classes are perfect for all females from those new to the sport to the girls out there who have many

10th Planet Birmingham SUB//ZERO Submission Squad Formation announced

Sep 26, 2016No Comments

          WITH the announcement of SUB//ZERO VI earlier this month comes the announcement that Mick Broster will pick a 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Birmingham ‘Submission Squad’ from his current crop of

💯 KEEP IT 100 💯 Chris Elements 100 day challenge.

Sep 23, 2016No Comments

Be part of THE 100 DAY CHALLENGE: Just check out our recent Periscope broadcast for all info on how you can change your life in 100 days: Click here All Elements members know I KEEP IT

**LOOK!! Bang Muay Thai OFFICIAL WEBSITE**

Sep 14, 2016No Comments

As the UK and Europe’s only Official Bang Muay Thai Academy it is our pleasure to direct all Bang Muay Thai Birmingham students to the official ONLINE CURRICULUM STUDY COURSE: https://bangmuaythai.com AS OF NOW all

Denny Prokopos 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Seminar 27 August 2016

Sep 04, 2016No Comments

At Denny Prokopos’ 3rd visit to 10th Planet Birmingham those in attendance got an almighty dose of the antidote to many of our problems: Footlock repellant. With Denny’s match versus world famous leglock master Masakazu

UPDATED WARM UPS LIST for 10th Planet Birmingham Students

Jul 27, 2016No Comments

  **** AUGUST UPDATE **** Welcome to 10th Planet Birmingham. Many of you will have been directed here in preparation for the start of your journey into jiu jitsu. You may already know something about

I can vs. I can’t vs. Can I? Mindsets for the competitive athlete.

Jun 22, 2016No Comments

When training it can be very resourceful to ask yourself questions. During sparring might not sound like a very good time to start asking questions- “someone is trying to choke me out so I must

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu HQ WARM UPS Playlist

Jun 08, 2016No Comments

Welcome to 10th Planet Birmingham. Many of you will have been directed here in preparation for the start of your journey into jiu jitsu. You may already have heard something about the 10th Planet warm-ups.

Charity Sparring Session HERE at Elements

May 26, 2016No Comments

Sunday 22nd May saw the Elements MMA mat put to even more great use! One of our loyal members, Jamie Hales, recently became made aware that his infant daughter has autism. Autism is not being

When fighters who don’t quit, quit. PART 1

May 02, 2016No Comments

  When fighters who don’t quit, quit. 1/2. Throughout April, our book of the month featured Hands of Stone: The Life and Legend of Roberto Duran by Christian Guidice. If you have read the book

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