Kyouken is Japanese for ‘Mad-dog’, ‘Humility’, ‘Modesty’ and ‘Robust Health’ – all too fitting for this club.

Michael ‘Mad-Dog’ McGarry’s club has been in Andover now for nearly 20 years and there’s no sign of it slowing down!

Mike’s a 7th Dan Coral Belt in Japanese Jujitsu and a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

He has taught hundred of students over the years and has taught the likes of Liam McGeary – Bellator Light Heavyweight Champ, Mike ‘Gip’ Cutting – (featured on Bellator, Bamma, Into The Cage, Raged UK, Rage in a Cage and much more, also 2 x WCJJO World Champion and much more), Alexei ‘Boom’ Roberts (featured on Bamma, into the cage champ, Southampton’s hardest winner, shock n awe champ…and tons of other MMA Promotions), Adam Phillips (4 x AMA National Gold Medallist, GB Squad WCJJO 3 x silver medallist and much more!), Jessi McGarry (WCJJO World Champion, 3 x WCJJO Silver medallist and much more!) …

Mike is not short or a few champions in his club.

He also recruited the amazing Trevor Birmingham who has won or medalled at almost every international IBJJF competition!

If you’d like to visit Kyouken MMA and Jujitsu head to:

The Phoenix Centre
River Way
SP10 5EW

Or head to their Facebook page:

By adam phillips

Adam is one of the Directors for Great Britain Jujitsu. Winner of several AMA Sports Jujitsu and Grappling National tournaments and has represented the GB Squad 2 times, winning 3 world WCJJO Silver medals and 4 WCJJO Bronze.

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