The Academy Gym Facility, Belfast

The Academy, Belfast

The Academy’s facility boasts a 91 square meter mat space for the Jiu-Jitsu academy. The strength training area contains a personalized Grey Goliath Half Rack, with the BLK Series Bumper set accompanied by the Belfast Bar for strength training purposes. There is capacity floor space to deadlift and carry out bodyweight exercises with a wide range of resistance bands available for use. The facility also contains smart wall mounted storage including utility begs and bar storage, these products allow for the practicality of maximizing floor space.

The academy also has its own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team called Forge Grappling affiliated under Kristian Woodmansee, one of the best rooster weights of his generation, forge grappling was formed by Mike Summers. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, Mike has over 8 years’ experience and is an extremely passionate coach, he has produced NI open champions in a relatively short amount of time and has a growing involvement in grappling within MMA, he is supported by BJJ purple belt Max Humphreys who also coaches and has a wealth of knowledge.