Ireland

THE COACHES

Coach John Kavanagh

John Kavanagh

HEAD COACH

John has trained in BJJ since 1996. The first person to really bring proper BJJ into Ireland, John has made a name for himself as a competitor winning gold at the European Championships 2006 and is a world-class coach. As Ireland’s first Black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, he was also the first Irish sportsman to compete in Mixed Martial Arts.  Johns main gym – SBG (Straight Blast Gym) in Concord Dublin is the home to countless world class fighters all of which he remains Head Coach for including the UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor.

Conor McGregor

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