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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 - and money raised from the deal will be used to support UK athletes competing on the world stage and UKBJJA's youth development programme.

UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) launches major sponsorship drive

UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) launches major sponsorship drive

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2017 07:30 BST

On 11 May 2017 UKBJJA will unveil a range of commercial rights packages which will be available for sponsorship by brands or companies with an interest in sponsoring the UK’s fast growing martial art. This represents the UKBJJAs first ever major commercial drive to build the brand.

UKBJJA appoints Msgworks as PR and Marketing Partner

UKBJJA appoints Msgworks as PR and Marketing Partner

Press Releases   •   May 10, 2017 08:30 BST

Newcastle based agency Msgworks has been appointed by the United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) as their PR and marketing partner. The appointment comes at an important time for the UKBJJA as it moves towards formal Sport England recognition and launches an important new sponsorship drive.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athlete nominated for Army Sports Personality of the Year 2016

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athlete nominated for Army Sports Personality of the Year 2016

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 11:19 BST

A British Army Major who won a gold medal at the prestigious World Masters Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championship in August has been nominated for the prestigious British Army Sports Personality of the Year award 2016. ​ Major Donald Macintyre of the Intelligence Corps has helped the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu become the most-practiced martial art within the British forces in just a year.

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Mental Health Benefits of BJJ highlighted by Anxiety UK

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.

UKBJJA Athletes Set to Storm European Championships

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.

Teesside kids overcoming hardship thanks to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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.

High stakes for Lancaster’s Martial Arts Entrepreneurs

High stakes for Lancaster’s Martial Arts Entrepreneurs

News   •   Apr 24, 2017 08:00 BST

A former teenage poker prodigy and award-winning young entrepreneur has turned his hand to martial arts, opening Lancaster's newest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) academy. He and his colleagues have been shortlisted for the prestigious University Entrepreneurs Challenge.

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

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

Team UK Athlete Profile: Sean Coates

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

Team UK Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

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

Team UK Athlete Profile: Fiona Middleton

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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UKBJJA University BJJ League 2017: Nottingham University

UKBJJA University BJJ League 2017: Nottingham University

Events   •   Jan 15, 2017 14:28 GMT

Join grapplers from universities across the country in the second UKBJJA University BJJ League! Open to all university students and staff (UKBJJA membership required) Men and women's Gi and No-Gi divisions Cost: £20 for 1, or £30 for both Entries now open, including option for Team entries. Contact universitybjj@ukbjja.org for any questions

Mar 11, 09:00 - 17:00 GMT

University of Nottingham Sports Centre (University Park Campus)

EGM of the UKBJJA

EGM of the UKBJJA

Events   •   Sep 21, 2016 23:09 BST

Oct 22, 16:00 - 18:00 BST

Carlson Gracie London 89 Richford Street London W6 7HJ

2016 AGM of the UKBJJA

2016 AGM of the UKBJJA

Events   •   Apr 04, 2016 17:02 BST

The 2016 AGM of the UKBJJA will be held on the evening of the 14th of May, the weekend of the British Open. All members are invited to attend. and any matters for discussion to be added to the agenda should be emailed to ceo@ukbjja.org. If you wish to attend or order a postal vote please fill in the attendance form. An agenda will be circulated in due course.

May 14, 17:30 - 18:30 BST

Stratus Suite, Ramada Hotel, The Butts, Earlsdon, Coventry, CG1 3GG

Unstoppable Girl seminar with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Helen Currie in Bradford

Unstoppable Girl seminar with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Helen Currie in Bradford

Events   •   Mar 25, 2016 22:23 GMT

On 29 May as part of the UKBJJA's Unstoppable Girl campaign to help promote women's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, black belt Helen Currie deliver a seminar for free at Team Fulinkazan in Bradford. Helen Currie was the first female to get her black belt in the UK and alongside husband Darren, runs Combat Base Gym, Pontefract. This event is designed for women and girls who might never have tried BJJ.

May 29, 14:00 - 16:00 BST

Team Fulinkazan, 114 Sunbridge Road, Bradford, BD1 2NE

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UKBJJA Sponsored Athlete Ashley Bendle

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Kieran O’Brien of Kaizen Academy takes gold at the IBJJF European No-gi Championship in Rome (photo: Laura Jenney Photography)

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24 hour GrappleThon at Artemis BJJ in Bristol for charity One25

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English Open BJJ Championships 2015

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Child Protection Policy

Documents   •   Sep 30, 2016 12:21 BST

Notice of an EGM of the UKBJJA

Notice of an EGM of the UKBJJA

Documents   •   Sep 21, 2016 23:06 BST

UKBJJA Junior and Juvenile Policy

UKBJJA Junior and Juvenile Policy

Documents   •   Aug 12, 2016 21:18 BST

The UKBJJA has released a new policy for Junior and Juvenile BJJ. It is the aim of the UKBJJA Board of Directors and UKBJJA Council that this document acts as a framework and set of guidelines for the development of Junior and Juvenile Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in the UK in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Strength and Conditioning for BJJ - Field Test Battery

A complete set of field tests compiled by Asaf Sitbon (M. Sc.) ad with the UKBJJA Strength and Conditioning Team. This is free for all to use to test their fitness and improve their Strength and Conditioning regime. Please send queries to the team at sandc@ukbjja.org. If the document will not download, try the direct link http://www.ukbjja.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Field-Battery-Test_2.pdf

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