Press releases • Mar 27, 2016 21:39 BST
At a gym in Bristol a group of grapplers spent 24 hours of their Easter weekend on the mats doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the name of charity. Artemis BJJ, a member club of the UKBJJA, hosted a GrappleThon and raised £3000 for local charity One25, which supports vulnerable women, helping them to break free and build new lives away from violence, poverty and addiction.
Press releases • Mar 07, 2016 13:39 GMT
Today, to celebrate International Women’s Day (Tuesday 8th March) the UKBJJA (UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association), is launching a major campaign called “Unstoppable Girl” to get more women involved in the martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The launch coincides with the release of a short film Jiu Jitsu Woman. The event takes place at Carlson Gracie London, 89 Richford Street, London, W6.
Press releases • Feb 24, 2016 12:00 GMT
The UKBJJA (UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association) today made clear its intentions to defend the integrity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a distinct martial art and to challenge the moves by the BJA (British Judo Association) to set up a rival body to govern the sport through a subsidiary organisation, the BJJUKA (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu UK Association).
Press releases • Feb 16, 2016 22:38 GMT
A talented youngster from Beckenham, Nia Blackman took home gold this weekend at the IBJJF Kids Pan Ams, the biggest junior BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) tournament for juniors in the world. In the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach California, Nia, who is one of the top junior yellow belts in the sport in the UKBJJA rankings and trains at New School BJJ Battesea, saw off the opposition in style to win.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2016 23:16 GMT
Dali Hopkins from Hereford, who is a grey belt in BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) and who was named as the UKBJJA’s top junior of 2015, defended her title as Pan American champion at the biggest junior competition in the world, winning gold on her birthday.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2016 18:58 GMT
The UKBJJA's Women's Development Commission tonight released a film entitled 'Jiu Jitsu Woman' designed to promote female involvement and participation in the sport, and encourage more women to take up a martial art which has had such a positive effect on those involved in making the film
Top ranked UKBJJA junior athlete is on her way to America for the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship
Press releases • Feb 09, 2016 22:22 GMT
Top ranked UKBJJA junior athlete Dali Hopkins is on her way to America to fight her way to the top of the podium in the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship. Dali Hopkins became the star of the BJJ kids scene last year, becoming the top ranked UKBJJA junior across all belts, ages and weights and is now on her way to California to compete in the biggest junior BJJ competition in the world.
Press releases • Jan 16, 2016 15:08 GMT
Leoni Munslow is a brown belt from New School BJJ who is determined to bring home a gold medal from The IBJJF European Championships next week following help from the UKBJJA (UK Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association) to get there.
Press releases • Dec 03, 2015 16:08 GMT
An eleven year old girl from Hereford, Dali Hopkins, has been named the top junior BJJ athlete in the UK by the UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA).
Press releases • Nov 29, 2015 19:31 GMT
A west London martial arts gym played host on Saturday November 28 to a filmed BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) training session this weekend to promote sport and martial arts to girls and females.
Press releases • Nov 13, 2015 14:18 GMT
UK BJJ Athletes return home this week from the IBJJF No Gi World Championships in California with a haul of medals.
SPORTS STARS OF THE FUTURE CLAIM GLORY AT THE ENGLISH OPEN BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU CHAMPIONSHIPS IN DARTFORD
Press releases • Nov 05, 2015 11:46 GMT
Dartford Judo Centre in Kent played host to the Junior and Juvenile English Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships at the weekend with more than 250 boys and girls competing for national titles.