GEORGIJS ROGOLEVS GRAPPLING PROFILE
Living in Hastings, East Sussex and with over two decades participating in competitive sports from 2009 George is dedicating himself to studying martial arts – specifically Submission Grappling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling and Judo. With most of the time studying out of Hastings he has also studied Brazilian Jiu Jitsu full time in Sao Paulo, Brazil in "Alliance" which is the most accomplished Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy in the world – the home gym of the world famous martial artists such as Demian Maia (BJJ World Champion and UFC veteran), Ronaldo "Jacare" de Souza (BJJ World Champion and UFC veteran) and Sergio Moraes (BJJ World Champion and UFC fighter) to name few...
While in Brazil he worked together with grappling experts such as Fabio Gurgel (BJJ World Champion, BJJ Hall of Fame athlete), Paulo Jose Pinto (BJJ and Grappling World Champion), Michael Langhi (BJJ World Champion), Tarsis Humpreys (BJJ World Champion) and many other world class athletes...
He has also a major input in greatest local grapplers such as Joe Watson (Tuff Grappling Championship gold medalist), Nikodem Janik (NAGA British Champion), Edward Gribbon (English No-Gi Grappling Absolute Champion), Steven Hill (British No-Gi Grappling Champion), Aleksandrs Putjatins (English and British No-Gi Grappling Champion), Lewis Weeks (Juvenile English BJJ Champion) are part of the huge list of athletes that he helped to prepare towards achieving their peak performance.
From 2016 he is studying under the guidance of South England most accomplished grappler Tolly Plested (European Grappling Champion, North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Absolute Champion, British MMA Champion) at First Generation Gym in Eastbourne alongside with teammates: Oliver Thompson (ex British Strongest Man, Bellator and UFC veteran), Alex Salisbury (British National Grappling Champion, NAGA Absolute Champion), River O’Calagham (British National Grappling Champion), Matt Langridge (European BJJ Champion) and many others south coast greatest grapplers and martial artists.
George has over 200 competition matches and won over 30 grappling tournaments including English and British Grappling Championships and European IBJJF Championship
Since beginning of practicing in grappling martial arts George was fascinated with the idea of much person overcoming much larger opponent by using leverage and technique and in turn he proved this is true by winning IBJJF European Championships in Ultra Heavyweight division with his final opponent being 66 pounds heavier than George.
2018 European IBJJF Ultra-heavyweight Champion
British No-Gi grappling middleweight Champion
English No-Gi grappling open weight Champion
2018 English BJJ Heavyweight Champion
2019 Abu Dhabi Pro Trials British national Champion
2019 All Stars BJJ open weight Champion
7 x "Tuff Grappling Championship" gold medalist
Surrey BJJ open weight Champion
Dorset and Hants open weight Champion
Bournemouth open weight Champion
"London Warriors Cup" middleweight Champion
Brighton medium-heavyweight Champion
"Rolling thunder" open weight Champion
Brighton 12 hour charity grappling marathon finisher
Brighton 24 hour charity grappling marathon finisher
With the main goal to improve people physical and mental well being, self-confidence and self-esteem through grappling martial arts he has tirelessly analysed the causes of these problems and designed unique solution. He is now looking to grow network of Grappling Martial Arts training centers around all East Sussex area and share his experience with anyone who’s willing to learn and improve the quality of their life.
Participating in competitive sports from very young age he has learned the value of hard work, dedication, discipline, respect, loyalty and patience to name few of the benefits you can gain from participation in his martial arts program.
Suffering from the serious spinal injury at teenage he has also learned the importance of straight posture and is paying a great attention to injury prevention during the training sessions.
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EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS
OVER 20 YEARS OF COMPETITIVE SPORTS EXPERIENCE
EUROPEAN IBJJF BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU CHAMPION
2 TIMES ENGLISH NO-GI GRAPPLING CHAMPION
BRITISH NO-GI GRAPPLING CHAMPION
MORE THAN 200 COMPETITION MATCHES