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Continued Success For Murphy at the IBJJF European Championship

Following on from the success at the Paris Open in November, Tim Murphy, head instructor at Point Blank Gym, continued his good form by securing a gold medal at the IBJJF European Championship in Lisbon, Portugal. The European Championship is the most prestigious and largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament held in Europe by the International Brazilian […]

Beginner classes booked out

Our new round of beginners classes, starting in January, are now completely booked out. As all the spots were taken by those on the waiting list we didn’t publicly advertise any spaces so apologies to those who missed out. We will be running another round of classes later in 2017. To get on the waiting […]

Double gold for Murphy at Paris Open

Point Blank Gym head instructor, Tim Murphy, made a triumphant return to active competition this past weekend winning double gold at the IBJJF Paris International Open Championship. Murphy, a previous regular on the competition scene, was side-lined early last year with a serious ACL injury. The subsequent surgery and months of rehab meant Tim had […]

Clean sweep for Team Point Blank at WCFC 6

Point Blank Gym took three wins from three at WCFC 6 on November 5th, with Jason Quinn winning the middleweight title against Shaolin MMA’s Andreaas Binder. First up was Mateusz Kopyto, who took on Szczepan Ziólkowski from Nenagh Warriors. Both fighters were happy to keep the fight standing but it was Mateusz who dominated all […]

New beginners MMA & BJJ course starting in June

Maybe you’re interested in learning how to defend yourself, or maybe you are just looking for a new sport? Maybe you’ve been watching the UFC on TV and fancy learning more about Mixed Martial Arts. Or maybe you’re like a lot of our members- You want to get fit, but you think going to the gym […]

Ladies only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes

We are delighted to announce that we will be starting ladies only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes in Point Blank Gym. These classes will be taught by Coach Olga Lyashevska. Olga is a black belt in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and in Judo and is an experienced international competitor. Classes will start on April 20th and will run […]

New beginners MMA & BJJ course starting in January

Maybe you’re interested in learning how to defend yourself, or maybe you are just looking for a new sport? Maybe you’ve been watching the UFC on TV and fancy learning more about Mixed Martial Arts. Or maybe you’re like a lot of our members- You want to get fit, but you think going to the gym […]

End of year seminar and grading

We are delighted to announce that our end of year grading and seminar with BJJ black belt Fergal Quinlan will take place on Saturday December 12th at 11am. Fergal is a BJJ Revolution black belt under Carlson Gracie 4th degree black belt Rodrigo Medeiros and is the head coach of Limerick BJJ Academy. Fergal was […]

New Beginners Course

A new round of dedicated beginner classes will be starting in Point Blank Gym on Monday August 10th at 7pm. We are offering a 14 day free trial, so you can call down and try out some classes at no cost. Point Blank Gym is Galway’s only dedicated MMA facility, featuring a large matted training area, and a competition-sized cage. […]