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UKBJJA Junior, Juveniles and Youth Strategy for 2016

News   •   Nov 18, 2015 16:46 GMT

The UKBJJA are happy to announce some of the good work we are doing with Kids and Junior Jiu Jitsu in the UK in 2016.

- Top UKBJJA ranked child at each belt will get FREE entry to UKBJJA ranked events in 2016

- Top UKBJJA Junior athlete 2015 will get £300 towards any UKBJJA approved competitions in 2016 (including IBJJF Kids Pan American Championships)

- Prizes for top boys and girls over and under 40kg at regional leagues thanks to our sponsors

- University League to develop teens and young adults' BJJ throughout the UK

- Schools development strategy

- Kids and Youths Strength & Conditioning and nutrition programmes by industry professionals

- Expansion of Juvenile divisions within regional leagues

- Letters of recommendation for regional sports awards

- Junior Development Commission including individuals such Greg Creel, Warren Berry, Vikki Todd and Neil Williams

- Child protection policies developed by James McIntyre