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Jiu-Jitsu through no eyes.

A short video made by my friend Paul Shammasion about a student from our academy who has a condition that has no remedy.

Enjoy and please share. The Blind Grappler Video Here.

 

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Start 2017 learning jiu-jitsu.

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Our Gracie Jiu-Jitsu proprietary training program is our beginner program for adults.

By joining this program, you will learn the core fundamental techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in a safe, cooperative, & Friendly environment and need NO previous martial arts experience .

Each lesson addresses both standing and ground self-defence techniques.You can join the program at any time and participate within the class without previous experience or fear of injury.

Your safety and technical growth are our number one concern; there is no obligation or pressure to participate in sparing in any of our classes until you feel comfortable.

If you have ever been unsure about trying martial arts for fear of injury, embarrassment, or any other reason, then our

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu proprietary training program  is for you.

New students need absolutely no experience to begin this program.

our black belt instructors conduct classes daily and are committed to ensuring that every new student has an enjoyable & safe experience regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability.

We look forward to seeing you & welcoming you to our jiu-jitsu family.

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Terry Brazier wins big at BAMMA/Bellator

This past weekend saw Mixed Martial Artist Terry Brazier take to the cage at the 3 Arena Dublin for the BAMMA /Bellator fight card.

Cornered by Eddie Kone & Kenny (Kenshiro) Moysten .

Brazier was fighting rising SBG Ireland star Niklas Stolze who was on a 7 fight win streak.

Brazier took the fight straight to Stolze and pressured him for 3 rounds.

The outcome was Brazier wining the fight by Unanimous Decision.

Brazier has had a meteoric rise in MMA after only starting MMA in 2014.

Braziers is currently on a 7 fight winning streak.

Everyone here at the Eddie Kone Academy of jiu-jitsu wish to congratulate Terry on his impressive win.

Terry Brazier and other professional MMA Fighters frequently attend the academy to practice jiu-jitsu and work strategies with Professor Eddie Kone .

We always welcome new students and professional athletes looking to improve or add knowledge to there existing jiu-jitsu.15391012_10210546928656820_3708417594566414175_n15492462_1756918301295557_8362764722184483650_n15541903_1756326854688035_980886503424916274_n15622261_1756895654631155_483058070949493280_n15622730_10154609729541265_5508049824655219179_n

2 new Blackbelts at Athy BJJ Dublin.

Wednesday 14th December i left for Dublin Ireland to corner a fighter on the BAMMA / Bellator which was taking place at the 3 Arena in Dublin.

While i was in Dublin i attended my Black belt Mick Aldridge academy in Athy to teach a workshop. While i was there i promoted Mick Aldridge to the rank of 1st Degree.

After the seminar with my blessing Mick promoted 2 students to the rank of Black Belt.

Louis McMahon and Andrew MCconvile .

Huge congrats guys well done.

Look forward to seeing you soon.

Blind you say ?????

Words can not explain how I felt tonight after watching my purple belt student teach the class in my absence.

“Why would this leave you speechless I hear you ask” , “well this purple belt is blind”! ……….

Having taught & practiced jiu-Jitsu alongside this incredible individual for the past 4 years I often forget he is visually impaired, visiting jiu-Jitsu practitioners are not forewarned that he has a visual impairment yet this talented young man arrives in the academy day and night practicing and refining his skills sparring and training alongside sometimes the most elite professional MMA & UFC fighters.

Tonight I witnessed him reveal another chapter in his journey and this has been one of my proudest moments of not only being a teacher but as a human being.

Tonight I was truly humbled…….

Thank you jiu-Jitsu and the Gracie Family for teaching me to to speak the global language of our art, to be able to share with everyone & anyone especially those who are less fortunate & considered to be disabled.  Osssssssss

ROMANS !!!!

Our very own Professor Had to keep this one a little quiet.

Had an amazing time on set with Orlando Bloom & the beautiful Janet Montgomery filming the feature Romans.

Orlando Bloom has starred in many films including – Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, Black Hawk down, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings.

Janet Montgomery Has starred in the hit Salem, Black swan, wrong turn 3, Merlin.

Look out for the film 🎥 Directed by none other the the Shamassion brothers coming soon below are some pics from the set.