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Friday 17 January 2200

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Please go to http://bjjlondon.wixsite.com/wandsworth to check out our main website for all the latest posts, news and for all class and training details. OSS!

Wednesday 3 January 2018

GFTEAM London 2nd Venue!

We would like to welcome Instructor Simon Chan to the GFTEAM London Family!
Simon will be teaching classes on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at the Stars Gym in Battersea.
For full details please see http://gfteamlondon.blogspot.co.uk/p/contact-us.html

Sunday 28 May 2017

Gfteam London now IBJJF officially certified

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Brown belt Annie Kohne wins double gold at the IBJJF Europeans masters 2017

Assistant instructor Annie Kohne and new brown belt won gold in her weight category and alsi a gold in the absolutes division.
Annie submitted her way to the top!

Friday 14 April 2017

Instructor Annie Kohne gets promoted to Brown Belt

Congratulations to Annie Kohne who got promoted to Brown Belt!

Europe Head Coach Gabriel “Biel” Rainho & World Champion Ana-Carolina Viera "Baby” awarded  Annie Kohne her Brown Belt.


GFTeam Guest Instructors

Every year we endeavour to bring out some great GFTeam instructors from around the world.  So far this year (2017) we have had three amazing visiting instructors: 
Denilson Pimenta. https://www.bjjheroes.com/bjj-fighters/denilson-pimenta-bjj-fighter-wiki


Thursday 22 September 2016

Danny Taylor gets promoted to Blue Belt!

Last night (21/9/16) we saw Instructor Pedro Garcia promote his 1st blue belt!
Danny Taylor on the promotion!
Well deserved and hard fought. OSSSS!!!!!
The team is ever growing so come join us to train hard and have fun!


Well done Annie Kohne for  a close and hard fought Silver in her weight division.
Undaunted she came back fight and won Gold in absolute no weight category at IBJJF World Masters championships 2016!
GFTeam nao paraaaaaaaa!!!!!

Monday 7 March 2016

Instructor Pedro Wins DOUBLE Silver!!

Instructor Pedro Garcia Wins DOUBLE Silver at the IBJJF London WInter Open 2016!

Come join us and train with Instructor Pedro Garcia!

Wednesday 6 January 2016


Hi everyone, for the month of January we are running some special offers to get you going!

1) All our classes will be free of charge for ladies for the month of January so no excuses ladies come try the best and super fun way to get in shape and learn self defense.

2) 25% off for new members who join in the month of January .. well .. because you deserve it for making the right choice!

3) For current members who introduces a friend who joins up, it will be discounts all round  for the both of you. 25% off all around! Thats only £45 a month!

Hurry and make use of this offer while it lasts!

Sign up for a free trail class or get in touch at http://gfteamlondon.blogspot.co.uk/p/contact-us.html 

Friday 18 December 2015

Christmas and New Years Opening Times

Hello peeps, check below for this festive season training times, join us! :

Mon 21/12/2015 : 8 pm - 9.30pm ( Usual Time/ place)

Wed 23/12/2015:8.30 pm - 9.30 pm (Usual Time/place)

Friday 25/12/2015 - Closed ( Happy Xmas ! )

Mon 28/12/2015:11am -3pm "Drop&Roll" Open mat (Yorkies Gym -Tooting, 88 Charlmont Road, Tooting Broadway, London SW17 9AB) £8 pay at the door.

Wed 30/12/2015 : 8.30pm - 9.30pm ( Usual time /place)

Thursday 31/12/2015 "NYE" Open mat
(Yorkies Gym -Tooting, 88 Charlmont Road, Tooting Broadway, London SW17 9AB) £8 pay at the door.

Friday 01/01/2016 Closed ( Happy New year).

Good timess ahead.
GFteam nao paraaaaaaaaaa!

Instructor Pedro

Monday 19 October 2015

IBJJF London Fall Open October 2015

Head coach Gabriel Rainho wins GOLD in his division!

Ndu Wodu wins DOUBLE GOLD in both his category and in the absolute division!

Daniel Gregory takes home the Bronze in a very tough division!

We went, we fought, we gave it all and we brought home the medals!

Tuesday 29 September 2015

OPEN MAT 4th Oct 2015

Full details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1013050472071886/

Open Mat this Sunday the 4th Oct 2015 at 12- 1.30pm

Open to everyone!!!!
Come chat, roll, learn, exchange! Thats what BJJ is all about.

Only £5

Also keep a couple of hours free after as we are planning on going for a group meal!

See you all there!

Wednesday 2 September 2015

Denilson Pimenta Masterclass!

Denilson Pimenta Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar
12th & 16th of October 2015 ( Mon & Friday)
Time : 8pm - 9.30pm
£15 for 1 class and £25 for both classes.
Venue: GFTEAM London
Local Motion Studios
1st Floor, 52 Garratt Lane
London, SW18 4FT
for directions please click here

* This seminar is open to all regardless of team affiliation

To book your space, please email Instructor Pedro at gfteamlondon@yahoo.co.uk

Details about Denilson Pimenta

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion

Master Pimenta is a third degree black belt and one of the top competitors in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s featherweight division (Peso Pena – 70kg/154lbs). Denilson is part of the prestigious Grappling Fight Team (GFTEAM) from Brazil.

Some of his achievements:
World Masters Champion Gi 2014
Pan American 2011 Division & Absolute Champion
Pan American 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 Division Champion
Worlds Gi 2010 Champion
Worlds Gi 2013 Masters Champion
Worlds No-Gi 2010 Masters Champion
Pan American No-Gi Bronze 2010
Dalas Open 2013 Adult Champion
New York Open 2011, 2012 Adult Champion
Brazil International 2013 Masters Champion
Rio Open Champion (2009)
European Champion (2009 – CBJJE)
World No-Gi Silver Medalist (2008)
Brazilian National Bronze Medalist (2009)
World Cup Bronze Medalist (2009)

Tuesday 4 August 2015

First training session at our New venue!

Thank you everyone who came down to our 1st training session at our new venue at Local Motion Wandsworth!
You all made a great training day an even better one!
Thank you for your continued support. GFTEAM never stops! OSS!

Sunday 2 August 2015


It is our extreme pleasure to announce that as of today, all of our classes will be held at our NEW venue at the Local Motion Studios in Southside shopping centre in Wandsworth, London

The new venue is only approx 5 mins down the road from our old venue.

The address of the new venue is

 Local Motion Studios
1st Floor, 52 Garratt Lane
London, SW18 4FT

class schedules are very very similar to our old timetable and for details on the new class schedule and directions to get there can be found at http://gfteamlondon.blogspot.co.uk/p/contact-us.html

We welcome everyone to join us for some good training!

1st training session at the new venue starts at 8pm on the 3rd of August 2015, Monday.

GFTEAM never stops! OSS!

Thursday 21 May 2015

Head Coach Gabriel is in town!!!!

Head coach Gabriel Rainho is going to be in town and coming to train with all of us on the 25th, 27th and 29th of May 2015 (Mon, Wed, Friday 7-9pm)
Make sure everyone is there!
Opportunity not to be missed!!! 

Friday 28 November 2014

GFTEAM London Earlsfield Grading 2014

This Saturday 29th of November 2014 is the Seminar and Grading for Kids and Adults with Founder and Leader of GFTEAM International Master Julio Cesar and Head Coach for GFTEAM Europe Gabriel Rainho

Kids Grading: 10-11am
Adults Seminar and Grading: 11am to 2pm

Saturday 22 November 2014

New GFTEAM Earlsfield BJJ merchandise now available!

GFTEAM Earlsfield London BJJ merchandise now available at

Monday 17 November 2014

GFTEAM Earlsfield London at the Munich IBJJF Open 2014

GFTEAM Earlsfield London Instructor Pedro Garcia and assistant instructor Annie Kohne both takes double gold at the Munich IBJJF Open 2014. They won a gold a piece in their weight categories and again won the gold in the absolutes division!

Monday 10 November 2014

Instructor Pedro Garcia Wins at the English Open 2014

Instructor Pedro Garcia Wins at the English Open 2014

Kids classes are always FUN!

Bring your kids down to EARLSFIELD BJJ to learn Brazilian Jiujitsu!
Its super fun, educational and very challenging!

Friday 3 October 2014

Master Julio Cesar seminar at GF Team London Earlsfield Sat 29th Nov 2014

Master Julio Cesar seminar at GF Team London Earlsfield Saturday 29th of November 2014

Time: 11am until 2pm.

Costs: £40 for GF Team members and £45 for non members.
ALL Gfteam members are encouraged to attend.

After seminar there will be the annual Winter grading for all GFT members from UK held by Master Julio himself and head of GFTEAM Europe Gabriel Rainho.

After the event we are all going to a lunch of Brazilian Rodizio! All are welcome to join us! 

To book for the event please contact gabrielrainho@yahoo.com.br or gfteamlondon@yahoo.co.uk

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Custom GFTEAM Kimono by Battle Gear

custom pre ordered limited edition Kimono by Battle gear for GFTEAM

custom pre ordered limited edition Kimono by Battle gear for GFTEAM

Tuesday 20 May 2014

Instructor Pedro Garcia wins Bronze at the British Open 2014

Friday 16 May 2014

Rodolfo Viera's Seminar in Dublin Ireland

This event can be considered as one of the highlight of 2014 for the Bjj community in Ireland.
We are happy to announce that one of the best Bjj athlete at the moment is holding a super seminar open for all Bjj players in Ireland and around.
This is an unmissable chance to meet, to learn and to train with on of the greatest in our sport
This seminar is organized by GFTeam Ireland - Abnel Jiu Jitsu and open for everyone regardless of team, belt, age or gender.
27th of July (Sunday) from 11am to 2pm
Bowl Bray - Quinsborough Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
To secure your spot and make the payment, please send an email to abnelbjjbb@hotmail.com
GFTeam's Abnel Filho and Gabriel Rainho

Sunday 27 April 2014

GFTEAM London at Grapplers Showdown Watford April 2014

3 GFTEAM Members went to Grapplers Showdown...and well.... EVERYONE MEDALLED!!!!

Jo won Gold in the Gi White Belt division
Instructor Pedro won silver in the brown belt division
Man of the match Josh took home double golds in gi and in no gi

Josh Wilson wins Gold!

Instructor Pedro Garcia wins Silver

Jo on the left takes home a gold!

Josh in the middle takes another gold in No gi!

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Rodolfo Viera 2 day seminar in Munich July 2014

We are happy to announce that one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete and multi-champion, GF Team's Rodolfo Vieira is coming to Munich for the first time to teach 2 days seminars.

This event is open to everyone regardless of team, gender, age or belt.

This is going to be amazing. Do not miss out this unique opportunity to meet, to learn and to train with one of the big star in the sport.


12th and 13th of July (Saturday and Sunday) from 12:00 to 15:00


Pound for Pound Academy (Boschetsrieder Strasse 60, 81379 Munich, Germany)


One day seminar: 70EUR per person

Two days seminar: 120EUR per person

All attenders will receive a certificate of participation signed by Rodolfo.


Gabriel Rainho & Antonio Sergio Zimmermann "Canudo"




Save your spot as soon as possible!

Register here:


Monday 7 April 2014

GFTEAM Annie Kohne wins at the IBJJF Rome Open 2014

Annie Kohne wins so many!!!!!
In her weight division in the GI Annie takes the Silver and the Bronze in the absolutes.

In the No GI, Annie takes Silver in her weight and is EUROPEAN Champion in the absolutes division!

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Gabriel Rainho and João Alfredo Tavares seminar - 29/03/2014

Gabriel Rainho and João Alfredo Tavares seminar - 29/03/2014

Thank you to those who attended the seminar and the open mat!
It was amazing and some great techniques were shown.
Joao and Head Coach Gabriel really enjoyed they time and will be back soon!