About us

Steven Marsden (Purple belt from Royce personally)

" If people have fun training in a friendly, exciting atmosphere where everyone wants to help each other they will get better and better".

"I have trained all over the world and this idea of a friendly co-operative club is what makes a club successful for its members and collectively - together we grow stronger".

Steve is qualified to teach under the Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu Network

You can read an interview with Steve by clicking on the following links: Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3

(from the January issue of MAI (Martial Arts Illustrated)

Tom Marsden (Blue belt from Royce personally)

14 Years BJJ experience, all belts awarded by Royce Gracie. Fought 14 times and never lost. Youngest person to be a Royce Gracie blue belt in Europe.

Tom has been teaching BJJ for 5 years and trained with Royce (countless times), Ken Shamrock, Chuck Liddell, Rodrigo Gracie, Braulio Estima and many more.

Lyn 'The Mad' Marsden (Blue belt/pink belt!)

Lyn trained with the territorial army as an outdoor pursuits instructor for 6 years which included unarmed combat. Competed in the 'Maidens Scurry' and won. She also trained to instructor level. Lyn has competed at Wilmslow and was the European Silver medalist in Juijitsu in 1995. She has previously coached womens self defence at the Hallam University and taught at keystage 2 and 3 at various schools in both Yorkshire and Derbyshire.

Lyn is currently training to be the meanest, nastiest kids instructor in the world! Mwahahahaha!!!