9.2.08

List of UK BJJ Purple Belts


Alliance UK
Lee Bown (Romero 'Jacare' Cavalcanti-05/2009)

Applied Fighting Systems
Tim Murray (Steve Haydock-02/2007)

Steve Gibson (Roberto de Moraes 'Risada' Atalla-07/2006)
Ben Rees (Reyson Gracie/Franco Vacirca -09/2007)
Pascal Brierley (Steve Haydock-10/2007)
Jamil Sorouji (Roberto de Moraes 'Risada' Atalla-10/2007)

Dave Pawan (Roberto de Moraes 'Risada' Atalla-10/2007)
Matt Peters (Roberto de Moraes 'Risada' Atalla-10/2007)
Sam Gibson (Steve Haydock-12/2007)
Mark Clayton (Steve Haydock-04/2008)
Steve Gibson (Applied Fighting Systems/Rio Grappling)
Ben Rees (Reyson Gracie/Franco Vacirca - Sept 07)
Pascal Brierley - (Steve Haydock Oct 2007)

BJJ Revolution
Fergal Quinlan (?-?)

BJJ Revolution Belfast
Peter Lavery - (Rodrigo Mederios - July 2009)
Caoimhe McGill (Carlos Gracie Jr.-07/2006)

Waqar Ahmed (Rodrigo Medeiros-05/2008)
Jonathan McGookin (Roger Gracie)

BJJ School
Tom Inwood (Felipe Souza - 13/12/09)
Rory Quarrier (Felipe Souza-05/07/2008)

Simon Michelson (Felipe Souza-05/07/2008)
Ed Brown (Eduardo Carriello 6/2008)
Dan Allen (Felipe Souza-27/06/2009)

Tamen Aljundi (Felipe Souza-27/06/2009)
Nick Thomas (Felipe Souza-27/06/2009)
James Carey (Felipe Souza-27/06/2009)
Terry O'Neill (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-1/2007)
Jennifer Webb (Eduardo Carriello-3/2007)
Anthony Edwards (Eduardo Carriello ?/2008)
Tony McKee (?)
Tony Easley (Felipe Souza - 10/10/09)
Ivan Valderrama (Felipe Souza - 10/10/09)
Alvaro Freires (Felipe Souza - 10/10/09)

BJJ Scotland
Jock Love (Marcos Nardini-11/2009)

Blue Wave
Lee Doski (Mario Reis-21/10/2007)

Bolton BJJ
Andy Aspinall (?-?)

Brasa
Paulo Victor (Rodrigo Cabral-11/2006)
Rob Conner (?-?)
Nick Forrer (Ricardo Vieira-03/2008)
Scott "Magrinho" Ramsay (Eduardo Ferreira-05/2008)

Brighton BJJ
Gus Oliveira (Eduardo Venancio Brigadeiro-11/05/2008)

John Hathaway
Sol Gilbert
Jack Mcgee
Kim Greaves (Eduardo Venancio Brigadeiro-11/05/2008)

Brixton MMA
Austin Gardner (Eduardo Telles-?)


BTT
Dave Lee (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2006)
John Davidson (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2006)
Andre Pimenta (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2003)
Chris Cleere (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2005)
Len Dandridge (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2005)
John Deere (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2005)
Ramzan Ali (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2004)
Saki Petsetas (?-?)
Chanaca Weerasinghe (?-?)
Sanjeev Kamboj - (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2007)
Toly Plested - (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2008)
Rory Palmer - (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2008)
Daniel Landolpho - (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2008)
Manjit Bhambra -(Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2007?)
James Marshall - (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2008)
Samir Medjbeur - (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2008)
Rob Brown - (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-2008)
Max Bateman (Steve Cowan-28/01/2010)
Dave Nicholls (Ze Marcello 1/2007)
Terry O'Neill (Ze Marcello 1/2007)
Jennifer Webb (Eduardo Carriello 3/2007)

Carlson Gracie Revolution Team
Luca Mengacci (Nelson Solari/Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-1/7/2004)

Alain Pozo (Nelson Solari/Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-2005)
Jose Maria dos Santos Junior (?-?)
Lajos Varga (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-04/2008)
Aabid Syed (Wallid Tadjouri-06/2008)
Murali Pachalingham (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-06/12/08)
Capetown Paul (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-06/12/08)
Dave 'Tonbridge' Broughton (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-06/12/08)
Simon 'Water' (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-06/12/08)
Robert Edwards (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-06/12/08)
Rob 'Tonbridge' Dawes (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro-06/12/08)
Windy Miller (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro / Simon Hayes / Dickie Martin - 19/09/09)
Ryan Robinson (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro / Simon Hayes / Dickie Martin - 12/12/09)
Mariusz Szulc (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro / Simon Hayes / Dickie Martin - 12/12/09)
Mark Phung (Wilson 'Junior' Cretaro / Simon Hayes / Dickie Martin - 12/12/09)

Checkmat Wales
Phillip Akins (Rodrigo Cabral/Eduardo Ferreira-2007)
Gareth Dummer (Thiago Borges/Eduardo Ferreira-2008)
Spencer Dummer (Thiago Borges/Eduardo Ferreira-2008)

Combat Base
Pete Guest - (Matt Thornton - 02/2004)

Luke Young - (May 2008 by Helen Currie)
Danny Mitchell - (Combat Base - Helen Currie - 17/07/08)
Varqa Abyaneh (Matt Thornton - 02/2004)
Andy Pyle - (Chris Haueter - 02/2006)

Adam Adshead - (Helen Currie-07/2007
Ben Mallows - (Helen Currie-12/2007
Carl Fisher – (Gracie Barra - 02/2007)
Chris Cambell – (Helen Currie-12/2007)
Ed Drysdale - (Helen Currie-12/2007)
Graeme Allsopp - (Helen Currie-12/2007)
Danny Mitchell - (Helen Currie-07/2008)
Ian ‘Doug’ Mochen - (Helen Currie-10/2008)
Luke Young - (Helen Currie-05/2008)
Ian “Mongoose” Jones - (Helen Currie-09/2009)
James Nardone - (Helen Currie-10/2009)
Graeme Allsopp – (Helen Currie 09/12/07)
Ed Drysdale – (Helen Currie 09/12/07)
Ben Mallows – (Helen Currie 09/12/07)


Combat Base Bolton Pendle
Carl Fisher - Manchester (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-02/2007).

Cornwall BJJ
Mark Stevens (12/09 - Cornwall Bjj - Raphael Dos Santos)
Andy Moddel (12/09- Cornwall Bjj - Raphael Dos Santos)

The Dungeon / Checkmat BJJ Sunderland
Phil DeFries (Rodrigo Cabral-06/2007)
Steve Gilbertson (Rodrigo Cabral-06/2007)
Sam Howey (Rodrigo Cabral-06/2007)
Dale Percival (Eduardo Ferreira 04/09)
Dean ‘Beefy’ Braley (Eduardo Ferreira 04/09)
Shaun Green (Eduardo Ferreira 04/09)
Sean Colfer (Eduardo Ferreira 04/09)

EC BJJ
Dave Nicholls (Jose 'Ze' Marcello 1/2007)

Neville DeSouza (Jose 'Ze' Marcello-09/2004)
Dave Nicholls (Ze Marcello 1/2007)
Ed Brown (Eduardo Carriello 6/2008)
Terry O'Neill (Jose 'Ze' Marcello 1/2007)

Jennifer Webb (Eduardo Carriello 3/2007)
Esther Tang (Eduardo Carriello 6/2008)
Marcin "Gonzo" Tobera (Eduardo Carriello 4/2008)
Stefan Kend (Eduardo Carriello ?/2007)
Rob Westney (Eduardo Carriello 6/2008)


Gracie Academy
Gary King (Ryron Gracie-12/2006)
James Smart(Ryron Gracie-12/2006)


Gracie Barra Birmingham
Varqa (Matt Thornton-2004)
Barry Foley (Mauricio Motta Gomes-?)
Glen Broderick (Mauricio Motta Gomes-?)
Ande Roberts (Mauricio Motta Gomes-?)
Tim Joblin (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2005
Alan (?-?)
Rachel Wheatley (Mauricio Motta Gomes-?)
Jag (?-?)
James Bashford (?-?)
Lee Catling (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2006)
Paul Wilson (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2006)
Paul Cole (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2006)
Tom Barrel (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2006)
Paul Cudmore (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-05/2008)
Tom Wilson (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2008)
Sam Gaunt (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2008)
Jason Fallows (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2008)
Luke Costello (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-22/08/2009)
Pat Baker (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima - 20/12/2009)

Gracie Barra Channel Islands
Rob Staples (Mauricio Motta Gomes-10/2005)
Andrew Toporis (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-04/2006)
Jane Appleby (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-12/2006)
Anley Richardson (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-12/2006)
Chris Goldsbrough (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-12/2006)
Rob Staples - October 2005 - Purple - Mauricio Gomes
Andrew Toporis - April 2006 - Purple - Braulio Estima
Jane Appleby - December 2006 - Purple - Braulio Estima
Anley Richardson - December 2006 - Purple - Braulio Estima
Chris Goldsbrough - December 2006 - Purple - Braulio Estima
Richard Todd (Braulio Estima (November 2006)

Gracie Barra/Combat Academy
Patrick (pege leve) Baker, - Braulio Estima 20/12/2009
Simon Small (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-07/2007)

Gracie Barra Doncaster
Mick Shore (?-?)

Gracie Barra Hastings
Simon Taylor (Marc Walder-12/07/08)

Gracie Barra Leeds
Darren Good (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-03/2007)

Gracie Barra Mansfield
Dave Briggs (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-04/2006)

Gracie Barra Mario Reis
Martin Foot (Mario Reis - 27/10/07)
Kath Gifford (Mario Reis - 14/2/09)

GB Milton Keynes
Ebe Ghansah (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-11/2006)

Gracie Barra Newcastle
Neil Duncan (Dave Elliott - 10/2009)

Gracie Barra Northern Ireland
Alan Lowry (Roger Gracie - 2006)

Jonathan McGookin (Roger Gracie-06/2007)
Gareth Loye (Jude Samuel - ?/2008)

Ciaran Toal (Jude Samuel - 05/09)
Jonny Burrows (Vitor Estima - 07/09)
Eddie Salisbury (Vitor Estima - 07/09)
Mark Hance (Vitor Estima - 07/09)

Gracie Barra Nottingham
Rob Hannis (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-12/2006)
Michael Dean (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-12/2006)
Gretchen Zoeller (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-04/2008)
Alex Groves (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-31/08/2008)

Gracie Barra Oldham
Mathew Callaghan "Stallone" (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues, 24/02/08).

Chris Brown (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues, 24/02/08).


Gracie Barra Preston

Paul Hartley - Preston (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-02/2007).
Mathew Callaghan "Stallone" (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-24/02/08).
Ian 'Peter Pan' Fell (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-27/02/08)

Jon Hand (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-?)

Ben Machin (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-22/06/09)
John 'Staffordshire' Stokes (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-18/7/09)

Colin Drake (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-8/7/09)
Ed "Gigante" Turner (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-09/2008)

Wayne Blezard (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-08/2009)
Andy Clark (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-08/2009)

Walter Barnes (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues - 4/10/09)

Gracie Barra Plymouth
Tim Lukes (Braulio Estima-15/03/2009)

Gracie Barra Redcar
Shaun Matthews (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-31/08/2008)
Paul Whyman (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-16/01/10)
Will Smith (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues - 4/10/09)

Gracie Barra Sheffield
John Goldson (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-13/12/06)
Steve Worsley (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-31/08/08)
Gregg Rodgers (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-25/01/09)
Rich Matharoo (Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues-07/03/09)
Paul Cole (Braulio Estima-?)

Gracie Barra Stoke on Trent
Steve Wan (Dave Carnell / Carlos Lemos Jr-12/2008).
Jon Hand (Simon McGovern / Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-12/2008).
Ben Machin (Simon McGovern / Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-07/2009).
John Wright (Simon McGovern / Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-07/2009).

Gracie Barra Swansea
Rob Taylor(Braulio Estima-04/2007)
Steve 'Scuba' Pascoe (Braulio Estima-24/06/09)

Gracie Barra Scotland

John Kennedy (Mauricio Motta Gomes-10/2005)
Keith Porter (Rick Young-07/12/07)
Paul Colesby (Mauricio Motta Gomes-03/2008)
Omar Rashid (Rick Young-06/2009)
Keith Porter (Rick Young - 7/12/07)

Gracie Barra
Matheus Vidigal ('Mamazinho')

Gracie Barra Walsall
Martin Cope (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-04/2008)
Kerry Cope (Braulio 'Carcara' Estima-04/2008)

Italo Ferreira BJJ
Paul Carthy (Pedro Bessa-??/2006)
Matt Sellars (Italo Ferreira BJJ-10/09/2008)
Adam Gorst (Italo Ferreira BJJ-03/2009)
James Hodges (Italo Ferreira BJJ-03/2009)

Ivam Maciel BJJ
John Hathaway (Ivam Maciel - 11/05/2008)
Sol Gilbert (Ivam Maciel - 11/05/2008)
Jack Magee (Ivam Maciel - 11/05/2008)
Yousef Nabi (Ivam Maciel - 29/03/2009)
Ed Wynn (Ivam Maciel - 12/09)
Andy Moobs (Ivam Maciel - 12/09)
Steve Frenchc (Ivam Maciel - 12/09)

Leicster Shootfighters
Gretchen Zoeller (Lucio 'Lagarto' Rodrigues-04/2008)

London Shootfighters
James Zikic(?-?)
Nathan 'Levo' Leverton (Karl Tanswell, 2008)

Marc Walder JJ

Dave Birkett (Marc Walder-11/07)

James Bland (Marc Walder 07/08)
Bri Blewitt (Marc Walder Nov 4th 2007)

Marc Walder/Dave Elliott NEBJJ
Ian Malone (Marc Walder-09/06)
Pete Tiarks (Marc Walder-09/06)
Pete Irving (Marc Walder-09/06)
Bri Blewitt (Marc Walder-11/07)
Gav Bradley (Marc Walder-06/08)
Ross Golightly (Dave Elliott-05/2009)

Master Team
Thiago Dantes (?-?)
Rob Conner (?-?)
Nuno Matos (Roger Brooking-2006)
Andy Nugent (?-?)
Olaf (?-?)
Keith Mckenzie (Roger Brooking-2006)
Neil Lawlor (Roger Brooking-?)

Next Generation
Paul Rimmer (Chris Brennan-2006)

Norfolk BJJ
Steve Cowan (Ze Marcello 2006)

Nova Uniao Shaolin - Portsmouth
Colin Howells (Vitor 'Shaolin' Ribeiro & Danilo Cherman - 17/04/09)

Nova Vida
Andy Farrell (?-?)
Anthony Helme (?-?)
Mick Lynn (Rodrigo Mattos-3/2006)

Pedro Bessa Jiu Jitsu
Simon Rossiter (Pedro Bessa-12/2006)
Israel Costa (Pedro Bessa, 2/12/07)
Simon Davies (Pedro Bessa, 12/2008)
Jess Whatley - (Pedro Bessa-30/11/08)
Dave Allinson - (Pedro Bessa-30/11/08)
Gareth Cox (Pedro Bessa-6/12/09)
Rob Cox (Pedro Bessa-6/12/09)
Nathan 'Matrix' Moore-Pointing (Pedro Bessa-6/12/09)
Mark Watkins (Pedro Bessa-6/12/09)
Gareth Jones (Pedro Bessa-6/12/09)
simon rossiter (pedro bessa bristol. december 06)

RDS JJ/Nova Force
Rodrigo Da Silva (?-?)

Rio Grappling Club
'Big' Gary Christie (Roberto de Moraes 'Risada' Atalla-2006)

Steven Mains (Roberto de Moraes 'Risada' Atalla-09/2007)

Willie McCracken (Roberto de Moraes 'Risada' Atalla-2007)

Roger Gracie Academy
Grzegorz Nowak (Roger Gracie-06/2009)
Stuart Hill (Nicolas Gregoriades - 2010)
Shaun France (Roger Gracie-06/2009)
Dean Barthelemy (Roger Gracie-06/2009)
Winston Gordon (Roger Gracie-12/2006)
Valentin 'Dino' Maringo (Roger Gracie-?)
Hassan Mohammed (Roger Gracie-2005)
Martin Lowe (Mauricio Motta Gomes-?)
John Donnelly (Mauricio Motta Gomes-2002)
Dante Montesagni (Mauricio Motta Gomes-?)
Danny Murphy (Mauricio Motta Gomes-?)
Rafael Souza (Roger Gracie-?)
Dave Van Gasse (Roger Gracie-?)
Ivan Eric Atkinson (Mauricio Motta Gomes-2006)
Wai Wai Tong (Jude Samuels-06/2008)
Regis Soublin (Jude Samuels-08/2007)
Connor Culleton (Mauricio Motta Gomes-05/2008)
Jedrzej "Andrew" Loska (Roger Gracie-11/2007)
Terry Thomas (Mauricio Motta Gomes-02/2008)
Lex Deasley (Mauricio Motta Gomes-02/2008)
Duncan West (Roger Gracie-02/2008)
Leo 'Suleiman' Johnson (Roger Gracie-02/2008)
Leandro 'Xurume' Aguilar (Roger Gracie-02/2008)
Oliver Geddes (Roger Gracie-23/06/2008)
Connor Culleton (Mauricio Motta Gomes-23/06/2008)
Gavin Loh (Roger Gracie-05/2008)
Antonio Henriques Junior (Roger Gracie-07/2008)
Pablo Cabo (Edson 'Sururu' Jorge-02/2007)
Helen Hauser (?-?)
Max Lima (Roger Gracie-?)
Oliver Moss (Roger Gracie-?)
Oliver Bruh (Roger Gracie-?)
Steve Jones (Roger Gracie-?)
Tran Nguyen (Roger Gracie-?)
Victorio Diez Garcia Ippoliti (?-?)
Jason Thomas (Roger Gracie-?)
Lyudmil Nikolov (Roger Gracie-?)
Chris Hearn (Jude Samuel - 10/2008)
Eduardo Perreira (Roger Gracie-12/2006)
Matthew Bonface (Nicolas Gregoriades-07/2009)
John Kiribada (Nicolas Gregoriades-07/2009)
Steve Marsden - (Royce Gracie, April 26th 2008)

Roger Gracie Academy Mill Hill
Daniel Strauss (Roger Gracie - 06/09/2009)
Seymour Yang (Nick Brooks - 04/01/2010)

Roger Gracie Academy Aylesbury
Neil McLeod (Jude Samuel-11/2008)

Royce Gracie
Scott McVeigh (Royce Gracie-02/2006)

SBGi UK*
Peter Joyce (Matt Thornton, 2006)
Rosi Sexton ((Matt Thornton, 2005)
Hywel Teague (Matt Thornton, 2006)
Christopher Coltrane (Karl Tanswell, 11/2008)
Graeme Kidd - (27th-January-2010 Karl Tanswell)
Mat Jee - (27th-January-2010 Karl Tanswell)
Liam Wandi - (27th-January-2010 Karl Tanswell)
Sundeep Manik - (27th-January-2010 Karl Tanswell)
Gary Furlong (Karl Tanswell, 2009)
Antony Griffiths (Karl Tanswell, 11/2008)
Anna Mayne (Karl Tanswell, 03/2008)
Paul Bodley (Martyn Cahill - February 2010)

Somerset Jiu Jitsu Alliance
Lee Bown - (Romero 'Jacare' Cavalcanti - May 2009)
Gary Davies (Italo Ferreira 04/12/2008)

Team Fulinkazan AACC UK
Mark 'Spenna' Spencer (Hiroyuki Abe-11/2005)
Tom Harris (Hiroyuki Abe-11/2005)
Jonny Bolton (Hiroyuki Abe-11/2005)

Team Nogueira
Shane Burr (Leo Negao - 11/04/09)

Tenth Planet Jiu Jitsu
Dan Hardy (Eddie Bravo-08/2009)

Tsunami Gym
Mark Day (?-?)
Robbie Oliver (?-?)

Wolfslair
Andrew Gallotti (?-?)
Tony Bebbington (?-?)
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*SBGi UK closed in February 2010. Most SBGi Memebers are still training BJJ at the newly founded The BJJ Labs under Martyn Cahill (Brown Belt).

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