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Mental Health Benefits of BJJ highlighted by Anxiety UK

News   •   Feb 20, 2018 16:57 GMT

​A great article on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the March 2018 issue of Anxious Times Magazine, published by Anxiety UK. Probably everybody who trains in BJJ can see and feel the physical benefits. The positive effects on mental health can be harder to quantify, but are just as real.

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Team UK Athlete Profile: Kate Jackson (2018 IBJJF European Gold Medallist!)

Blog posts   •   Jan 22, 2018 12:05 GMT

​The European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 are currently taking place in Lisbon, Portugal . As always, there is a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes out to win some medals for the UK. Here we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete Profile: Kate Jackson

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Team UK Athlete Profile: Sean Coates

Blog posts   •   Jan 19, 2018 21:48 GMT

​The European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 are currently taking place in Lisbon, Portugal . As always, there is a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes out to win some medals for the UK. Here we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete Profile: Sean Coates

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Team UK Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

Blog posts   •   Jan 18, 2018 15:46 GMT

The European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 are currently taking place in Lisbon, Portugal . As always, there is a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes out to win some medals for the UK. Here we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

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UKBJJA Athletes Set to Storm European Championships

News   •   Jan 17, 2018 15:24 GMT

The UKBJJA is sponsoring six promising athletes to take on some of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors in the world at the European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Lisbon, Portugal this January. The six were chosen from the number one ranked British athletes in 2017 and are sure to bring home medals from what has become the largest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament outside America.

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UKBJJA partners with Simply Collect

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2018 14:32 GMT

The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association today announced a new sponsorship deal with Simply Collect. The deal will allow UKBJJA member clubs discounted access to Simply Collect's Martial Arts membership collection and management solutions.

Simply Collect is designed to remove the stress and daily tasks of running a martial arts club allowing club owners to concentrate on what they do best. Unlike other providers Simply Collect does not charge a percentage of your student fees, but instead offers a low fixed fee collection charge - as well as a suite of student management, retention and direct debit software.

Mike Williams, CEO of the UKBJJA said "this is a great opportunity for our clubs to simplify their administration and also support the growth of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the UK. Funds from sponsorship will be used to help UK athletes compete on the world stage, to help our youth development and to improve the services we offer."

UKBJJA member clubs can sign up for a 60-day FREE trial at the following link: http://simplycollect.co.uk/ukbjja

The UKBJJA (www.ukbjja.org) is a not-for profit organisation which aims to provide a governance structure for the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, that promotes and develops the sport while allowing individual clubs and practitioners the space and freedom to practice the martial art in the way they enjoy. The UKBJJA is currently in the final stages of submitting a full application for assessment to be recognised by Sport England as the governing body for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the UK. 

The UKBJJA was formed in 2013, and the association’s goal is to foster the development of BJJ at elite, community and grassroots levels, raising the profile of the sport but also providing pathways for development and involvement across communities in the UK. Visit UKBJJA at www.ukbjja.org or follow us on  Facebook and Twitter @ukbjja.

​The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association today announced a new sponsorship deal with Simply Collect. The deal will allow UKBJJA member clubs discounted access to Simply Collect's Martial Arts membership collection and management solutions - and money raised from the deal will be used to support UK athletes competing on the world stage and UKBJJA's youth development programme.

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Teesside kids overcoming hardship thanks to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

News   •   Jun 17, 2017 10:00 BST

​A Teesside charity that helps support disadvantaged kids through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is in the running to win a £5000 prize, courtesy of Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation.

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Team UK Athlete Profile: Fiona Middleton

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2017 13:09 BST

The World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2017 will be taking place in Long Beach, California from May 31st to June 4th. As always, there will be a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes heading out to win some medals for the UK. In the run up to the competition, we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete Profile: Fiona Middleton

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Team UK Athlete Profile: Balraj Bhatti

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2017 09:25 BST

The World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2017 will be taking place in Long Beach, California from May 31st to June 4th. As always, there will be a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes heading out to win some medals for the UK. In the run up to the competition, we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete Profile: Balraj Bhatti

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Team UK Athlete Profile: Thomas Bracher

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2017 13:15 BST

​The World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship 2017 will be taking place in Long Beach, California from May 31st to June 4th. As always, there will be a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes heading out to win some medals for the UK. In the run up to the competition, we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete Profile: Thomas Bracher

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About UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association

The UKBJJA is a not-for profit organisation which aims to provide a governance structure for BJJ and promote the sport at all levels

The UKBJJA is a not-for profit organisation which aims to provide a governance structure for the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, that promotes and develops the sport while allowing individual clubs and practitioners the space and freedom to practice the martial art in the way they enjoy. The UKBJJA is currently under assessment to be recognised by Sport England as the governing body for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the UK. The UKBJJA was formed in 2013, and the association’s goal is to foster the development of BJJ at elite, community and grassroots levels, raising the profile of the sport but also providing pathways for development and involvement across communities in the UK.

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