Bro Away The Gi



New podcast, talking bout BJJ, grappling, and anything else we fancy!


  • Episode 73 - Lockdown pt.3

    15/06/2020 Duration: 52min

    Another lockdown episode talking about looking out for each other in these unprecedented times, the recent FloGrappling event featuring the Ryan's and the Ruotolo's, Kid's coding, the mental impacts of missing BJJ and hear Paul get a cable tie stuck on his finger!

  • Episode 72 - Mike the Atlantic Grappler

    19/05/2020 Duration: 51min

    Episode 72 of Bro Away The Gi features Mike 'The Atlantic Grappler' talking about his 2022 solo row across the Atlantic Ocean. The row will put him alone on the ocean for anywhere between 60-90 days.  He explains his motivations, the charity who will receive the raised donations and the physical and mental training he will have to do to prepare.    Mike is a BJJ black belt at Gracie Barra Harrogate as well as a former Royal Marine.    Find out more about his journey here:     Also, a huge thanks to Dave lee for his invaluable help.  Check out his own work at

  • Blackbelt Breakdown X BATG 1 with Tye Ruotolo

    12/05/2020 Duration: 42min

    The audio from a recent breakdown with Tye Ruotolo from his breakout match with Paulo Miyao from ADCC 2019.  Listen to how he approaches passing the almost impassable guard of Miyao and what was going through his mind during that insane kneebar. Subscribe to the Black belt Breakdown Youtube channel       

  • Episode 71 - Carl Bruiners, Agile Coach

    03/05/2020 Duration: 01h08min

    A different episode today - a chat with a professional Business Agility expert (or, Agile Coach) Carl Bruiners, discussing how the principles of flow and Kanban could relate to different sports, including Brazilian JiuJitsu.  Best engage your brain for this one! If you would like any more information, email us at Check out @hipoutclothing on Instagram!

  • Episode 70 - Break a leg

    29/04/2020 Duration: 36min

    Still in lock-down, the boys talk about the Craig Jones vs Vinny Magalhães match (and the shocking finish) the dangers of amazon when bored/drunk/locked down/all of those things!  Check out @hipoutclothing on Instagram      

  • Episode 69 - Lockdown pt2

    18/04/2020 Duration: 34min

    Hear how the guys are dealing with the COVID-19 lockdown.  What makes them laugh, and what infuriates them! Instagram @hipoutclothing    

  • Episode 68 - Lockdown pt.1

    30/03/2020 Duration: 41min

    Hear how the boys are coping with lock-down and how JiuJitsu continues in an online capacity! It's tough to find positives in this situation, but more frequent episodes of BATG? Got to be worth a little something!  ;)   Have a look at the new apparel range from HIP OUT Clothing - Instagram -  @hipoutclothing  

  • Episode 67 - Social Distancing

    25/03/2020 Duration: 48min

    The gyms are closed, and the boys are over Skype - crazy times!

  • Episode 66 - Baby Yoda Do Do Do Do Do Do

    13/12/2019 Duration: 48min

    Episode 66 - Paul talks about Grapplefest 7, fan-boying at the REORG end of Year gathering and The Mandalorian.  Mark tries not to cough directly in to the Mic! For seminars email  

  • Episode 65 - Jiu-FITSu

    06/11/2019 Duration: 56min

    Episode 65 - The boys discuss the day,  spent coaching at a comp; some upcoming milestones for the Podcast (69 dude) and Paul reveals something unknown from his childhood...  Intrigued?  Then go download it, at most decent Podcast outlets! For seminars email us: Find us on most popular social media platforms.

  • Episode 64 - Tie Fighters with Typewriters

    15/10/2019 Duration: 44min

    After an 8 month break the boys are back - we catch up on 2019 ADCC and the upcoming Grapplefest 7 (as well as the usual nonsense!) Music: Warporn Industries   For BJJ seminars, email Check 5ringsbjj   

  • Episode 63 - All Filler, No Killer

    09/02/2019 Duration: 57min

    Episode 63 - The first of 2019 and the competitions are already coming thick and fast.  The Midlands Interclub division is looming, and hear about the behind the scenes from pantheon. Available on iTunes and Podbean.  Music: Warporn Industries.

  • Episode 62 - Ben Poppleton 3

    17/12/2018 Duration: 01h28min
  • Episode 61 - Back again

    26/11/2018 Duration: 01h02min
  • Episode 60 - We're back

    14/09/2018 Duration: 32min
  • Episode 59 - ACBJJ 13

    13/05/2018 Duration: 01h14min
  • Episode 58 - Keiran Broadhead

    04/04/2018 Duration: 01h21min
  • Episode 57 - Ben Poppleton 2

    28/02/2018 Duration: 01h15min
  • Episode 56 - Jack Briggs

    24/11/2017 Duration: 01h23min
  • Episode 55 - Chris Thompson

    22/10/2017 Duration: 01h16min