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Giles Garcia

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Giles Garcia Name verified

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13 year(s) and 11 month(s) of training

2 medals (2 x 0 x 0 x )


June 13, 1986 (age 35)

Glasgow, Scotland

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BJJ Globetrotters

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@el_guanche


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Profile filled out  Promotion history filled out  Identity confirmed  3520/1000 vote points 

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Students (6)
Cristiana Theodoli
Cristiana
Meat
Meat
Scott Ashbridge
Scott
Stephen Hayhoe
Stephen
Alan Johnstone
Alan
James
James
Promoted by Giles Garcia
James
James
Christopher Gregg
Christopher
Kenny
Kenny
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Trained for 5 years

Trained for 10 years

Trained for 15 years

Trained for 20 years

Won 5 gold medals

Won 10 gold medals

Won 25 gold medals

10 competition matches

50 competition matches

100 competition matches

500 forum posts

1,000 forum posts

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Promotion history
Promotion date Promoted by Location Rank held for  
October 17, 2020
October 17, 2020 Christian Graugart   CONFIRMED  BJJ Globetrotters Zen Camp 2020, Poland 0 year(s) 11 month(s) 6 day(s)
Belt was delivered in a pizza box, belts are not edible.

October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018 Christian Graugart BJJ Globetrotters Zen Camp, 2018, Poland 2 year(s) 0 month(s) 2 day(s)

May 3, 2014
May 3, 2014 Royce Gracie Connection Gracie (Formerly Royce Gracie Scotland), Glasgow, Scotland 4 year(s) 5 month(s) 12 day(s)

September 3, 2011
September 3, 2011 Royce Gracie Connection Gracie (Formerly Royce Gracie Scotland), Glasgow 2 year(s) 8 month(s) 0 day(s)

October 11, 2007
October 11, 2007 - Means Castle Martial Arts, Glasgow, Scotland 3 year(s) 10 month(s) 23 day(s)

Votes received for current rank
 BLACK BELT 3RD DEGREE (175 pts)
Congrats on the promotion - Legit
 +175 pts 
R. David Gonzalez | 11 month(s) ago
Congrats on the promotion - Legit
Promoted him to brown and black belt
 +175 pts 
Christian Graugart | 11 month(s) ago
Promoted him to brown and black belt
 BLACK BELT 2ND DEGREE (150 pts)
The guy with the best moustache at camps! <img src="/img/smileys/smile.png" alt=":)" width="16" height="16" style="margin-top: -3px;"/>
 +150 pts 
Kenny Polmans | 10 month(s) ago
The guy with the best moustache at camps! :)
I have rolled with Giles in Heidelberg. He is equal parts gentleman & scholar. Also, his mustache is mesmerizing.
 +150 pts 
Daniël Bertina | 11 month(s) ago
I have rolled with Giles in Heidelberg. He is equal parts gentleman & scholar. Also, his mustache is mesmerizing.
Great profile pic! Got the globe-boys in his corner!
 +150 pts 
Karl-Fredrik Spets | 11 month(s) ago
Great profile pic! Got the globe-boys in his corner!
Trained with Giles, he is very good! And I was there when he got promoted
 +150 pts 
Wim Deputter | 11 month(s) ago
Trained with Giles, he is very good! And I was there when he got promoted
I’ve known Giles a long while now, and I trust the many Black Belts that promoted him at Zen camp last week to Black Belt. One hell of a guy and a well deserved and earned Black Belt!
 +150 pts 
Michael Velotta | 11 month(s) ago
I’ve known Giles a long while now, and I trust the many Black Belts that promoted him at Zen camp last week to Black Belt. One hell of a guy and a well deserved and earned Black Belt!
 BLACK BELT 1ST DEGREE (125 pts)
confirmed promotion
 +125 pts 
Philip Dunlap | 8 month(s) ago
confirmed promotion
Great jiu jitsu and great guy.
 +125 pts 
Daniel Reid | 10 month(s) ago
Great jiu jitsu and great guy.
Bjj Globetrotters Camp
 +125 pts 
Bryan White | 10 month(s) ago
Bjj Globetrotters Camp
Nicely documented profile!
 +125 pts 
Vince Choo | 11 month(s) ago
Nicely documented profile!
Met at camp, watched him steamroll people, congratulated him on his promotion. Super legit.
 +125 pts 
Francesco Fonte | 11 month(s) ago
Met at camp, watched him steamroll people, congratulated him on his promotion. Super legit.
 BLACK BELT (100 pts)
Very very good small-person jiu jitsu, good teaching skills, awesome human being - as good as an ambassador for BJJ there can be!
 +100 pts 
Jorgen Matsi | 1 month(s) ago
Very very good small-person jiu jitsu, good teaching skills, awesome human being - as good as an ambassador for BJJ there can be!
Legit
 +100 pts 
Juan De La Fuente Briones | 6 month(s) ago
Legit
absolutely Legit. One of the best and most technical sparring partner met at the camp.
 +100 pts 
Enrico Di Luise | 8 month(s) ago
absolutely Legit. One of the best and most technical sparring partner met at the camp.
Looks legit based on promotion photos and others I know who vouch for him.
 +100 pts 
Kenneth Leif | 8 month(s) ago
Looks legit based on promotion photos and others I know who vouch for him.
Giles visited arlans siqueira London gym when he was a purple belt. I remember having a good few rolls with him. Very talented young man. Oss
 +100 pts 
Java | 10 month(s) ago
Giles visited arlans siqueira London gym when he was a purple belt. I remember having a good few rolls with him. Very talented young man. Oss
met and rolled at several camps. tough as nails and always keeps getting better each time i see him
 +100 pts 
Alexander Neufang | 10 month(s) ago
met and rolled at several camps. tough as nails and always keeps getting better each time i see him
From the mat on camps solid jiu jitsu
 +100 pts 
Mario Silverback | 11 month(s) ago
From the mat on camps solid jiu jitsu
Legit ! Oss
 +100 pts 
Thomas Lacan | 11 month(s) ago
Legit ! Oss
 BROWN BELT (50 pts)
Trained with him for years. Can confirm mad skills.
 +50 pts 
Scott Dickie | 4 week(s) ago
Trained with him for years. Can confirm mad skills.
Trained with at a Globetrotters camp.
 +50 pts 
George Jekner | 8 month(s) ago
Trained with at a Globetrotters camp.
Giles was promoted to brown belt at the zen camp the year after I was promoted to brown at the zen camp! I have followed him on social media for years, and one of these days will get to his gym in Scotland!
 +50 pts 
Kyle Baker | 8 month(s) ago
Giles was promoted to brown belt at the zen camp the year after I was promoted to brown at the zen camp! I have followed him on social media for years, and one of these days will get to his gym in Scotland!
Met in Globetrotters camp Iceland
 +50 pts 
Sigurpáll Albertsson | 10 month(s) ago
Met in Globetrotters camp Iceland
  Solid blackbelt and a great asset in CAH
 +50 pts 
Guðmundur Stefán Gunnarsson | 10 month(s) ago
Solid blackbelt and a great asset in CAH
fellow globetrotter. Promoted by professor Graugart. Of course legit.
 +50 pts 
Florian Wipfelder | 10 month(s) ago
fellow globetrotter. Promoted by professor Graugart. Of course legit.
I follow his gym Ronin on FB and hope to come visit this year. Also well documented profile
 +50 pts 
Nicklas Thobo-Carlsen | 11 month(s) ago
I follow his gym Ronin on FB and hope to come visit this year. Also well documented profile
well deserved black belt.
 +50 pts 
Jack Clover | 11 month(s) ago
well deserved black belt.
Legit Black Belt ,Oosss
 +50 pts 
Barry Bear | 11 month(s) ago
Legit Black Belt ,Oosss
The most charismatic referee in Scotland.
 +50 pts 
Grant Cruickshank | 11 month(s) ago
The most charismatic referee in Scotland.
Impeccable taste in Iron Maiden rashguards. I was there in person for his promotion to black belt.
 +50 pts 
Ruadhán Macfadden | 11 month(s) ago
Impeccable taste in Iron Maiden rashguards. I was there in person for his promotion to black belt.
If Christian says he's ready then he's ready. It was only a matter of time.
 +50 pts 
Vilhjálmur Arnarsson | 11 month(s) ago
If Christian says he's ready then he's ready. It was only a matter of time.
Verified based on photos in profile and social media.
 +50 pts 
Steven Zoll | 11 month(s) ago
Verified based on photos in profile and social media.
Saw the pictures, talked online.
 +50 pts 
Knut Wake | 11 month(s) ago
Saw the pictures, talked online.
I've known Giles for years, also stayed with him and Cristiana at their place in Glasgow. Excellent grappler. <img src="/img/smileys/biggrin.png" alt=":D" width="16" height="16" style="margin-top: -3px;"/>
 +50 pts 
Slideyfoot [jun] | 11 month(s) ago
I've known Giles for years, also stayed with him and Cristiana at their place in Glasgow. Excellent grappler. :D
 PURPLE BELT (20 pts)
Heidelberg
 +20 pts 
Naomi Staller | 9 month(s) ago
Heidelberg
I know Giles from camps. Loves bjj and storytelling.
 +20 pts 
Dag Olav Vinje | 10 month(s) ago
I know Giles from camps. Loves bjj and storytelling.
I don't know Giles, but there appears to be enough evidence to verify rank. <img src="/img/smileys/smile.png" alt=":)" width="16" height="16" style="margin-top: -3px;"/>
 +20 pts 
Anthony Restuccia | 10 month(s) ago
I don't know Giles, but there appears to be enough evidence to verify rank. :)
Globetrotter camper <img src="/img/smileys/biggrin.png" alt=":D" width="16" height="16" style="margin-top: -3px;"/>
 +20 pts 
Jacek Baranski | 10 month(s) ago
Globetrotter camper :D
BJJ Globetrotters - legit! Knowing from many camps.
 +20 pts 
Philipp Heydel | 10 month(s) ago
BJJ Globetrotters - legit! Knowing from many camps.
 Hell yeah!
 +20 pts 
Katla Björnsdóttir | 11 month(s) ago
Hell yeah!
I've met Giles at one of the camps
 +20 pts 
Moritz Köllensperger | 11 month(s) ago
I've met Giles at one of the camps
Stayed and trained with him and Cristiana in Scotland and trained together at camps in Europe
 +20 pts 
Robert Barker | 11 month(s) ago
Stayed and trained with him and Cristiana in Scotland and trained together at camps in Europe
Well documented
 +20 pts 
Matt Guyer | 11 month(s) ago
Well documented
We live together
 +20 pts 
Cristiana Theodoli | 11 month(s) ago
We live together
 BLUE BELT (5 pts)
I know him from different camps.
 +5 pts 
Elena Seregi | 9 month(s) ago
I know him from different camps.
Globetrotter regular. I’ve seen Giles at the open mats and I saw the photos of his promotion at one of the camps. Now running an academy in Glasgow which looks like a really cool school to visit
 +5 pts 
Emma O’brien | 9 month(s) ago
Globetrotter regular. I’ve seen Giles at the open mats and I saw the photos of his promotion at one of the camps. Now running an academy in Glasgow which looks like a really cool school to visit
Several camps, rolled several times - Team Adult and I was present at his Blackbelt promotion
 +5 pts 
Daniel Jontofsohn | 10 month(s) ago
Several camps, rolled several times - Team Adult and I was present at his Blackbelt promotion
Previously trained with Giles at MNBJJ. Great host for seminars and all round good guy
 +5 pts 
Ian McCall | 10 month(s) ago
Previously trained with Giles at MNBJJ. Great host for seminars and all round good guy
Know from camp, well deserved.
 +5 pts 
Stephanie Gloeckner | 10 month(s) ago
Know from camp, well deserved.
met at camp. great teacher!
 +5 pts 
Mette Larsen | 11 month(s) ago
met at camp. great teacher!
Legit. Very emotional Black belt Ceremony.
 +5 pts 
André Drechsler | 11 month(s) ago
Legit. Very emotional Black belt Ceremony.
Train with Giles since 2019, know him as a coach and referee. Congratulations with black belt promotion!!!
 +5 pts 
Anton Bulkin | 11 month(s) ago
Train with Giles since 2019, know him as a coach and referee. Congratulations with black belt promotion!!!
Have met him at zen camp. Great instructor. Doesn't swear at all! No C words in his language
 +5 pts 
Alexander Wolf | 11 month(s) ago
Have met him at zen camp. Great instructor. Doesn't swear at all! No C words in his language
 WHITE BELT (0 pts)
Several Globetrotters camps.
 +0 pts 
Florian Dedio | 11 month(s) ago
Several Globetrotters camps.

Profiles Giles Garcia has voted for

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Medals

ResultEventLocation 
IBJJF British Nation...Crystal Palace Natio...Jun 23, 2018 
IBJJF Munich OpenTSV Munich-Milbertsh...Feb 19, 2018 

ResultEventLocationDivision 
IBJJF British NationalsCrystal Palace National Sports CentrePurple Feather Master 1Jun 23, 2018 
IBJJF Munich OpenTSV Munich-Milbertshofen e.V.Purple Feather Master 1Feb 19, 2018 

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