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Announcing new resource to support BJJ clubs during Covid-19 lockdown

Announcing new resource to support BJJ clubs during Covid-19 lockdown

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2020 07:00 BST

​The UKBJJA, in collaboration with Rescue Global and Kernow BJJ announces the launch of BJJ Support Network. This new website provides support and resources to help clubs survive the Coronavirus/Covid-19 lockdown and, crucially, retain their paying members.

The biggest event in UK Jiu Jitsu Comes to Cardiff on 6 October!

The biggest event in UK Jiu Jitsu Comes to Cardiff on 6 October!

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2019 07:24 BST

On Sunday 6 October, 2019, The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) brings its annual International Open tournament to the National Indoor Athletics Centre in Cardiff. The event will see some of the best athletes from around the world take on top local talent to win a share of the £20,000 prize fund. The event is also pleased to be raising money for Ty Hafan Children's Charity

UKBJJA working with UK Anti Doping to ensure clean, safe Jiu Jitsu

UKBJJA working with UK Anti Doping to ensure clean, safe Jiu Jitsu

Press releases   •   Sep 24, 2019 21:14 BST

The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) is pleased to announce that it is working with UK Anti Doping (UKAD) to fully implement UKAD’s anti-doping policies and education for all Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes in the UK.

UKBJJA in fundraising drive for Ty Hafan Welsh Children's Hospice

UKBJJA in fundraising drive for Ty Hafan Welsh Children's Hospice

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 07:31 BST

The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association has announced that this year's nominated charity for the UKBJJA International Open Tournament is Tŷ Hafan, a leading Welsh children’s charity which provides comfort, care and support to children with life-limiting conditions, along with their families. The UKBJJA International Open Tournament takes place on 6 October 2019 in Cardiff.

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Corona Virus / Covid-19 and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu UPDATE

Corona Virus / Covid-19 and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu UPDATE

News   •   Mar 17, 2020 14:14 GMT

United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) updated advice for individuals: ​Following the prime minister's announcement on 16 March that all non-essential contact be avoided, we advise all of our members to stop training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu until further notice.

Corona Virus / Covid-19 guidance for BJJ practitioners

Corona Virus / Covid-19 guidance for BJJ practitioners

News   •   Mar 11, 2020 15:23 GMT

Official statement from the United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) on the Corona Virus / Covid-19 epidemic. This will be regularly updated as the situation develops. LATEST UPDATE: 14 March 2020

Future jiu jitsu stars taught by world champion at 2nd UKBJJA Junior Development Day

Future jiu jitsu stars taught by world champion at 2nd UKBJJA Junior Development Day

News   •   Jul 10, 2019 10:37 BST

​On Saturday 6 July 2019, the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff played host to the second UKBJJA Junior Development Day. This free event brought nearly 100 young athletes from across the UK together to train and learn from black belt coaches, including Wales’s first female world champion, Ffion Davies.

University League 2019 - Nottingham Trent University

University League 2019 - Nottingham Trent University

News   •   Apr 04, 2019 12:23 BST

The second leg of the 2018/19 UKBJJA University League was the biggest university BJJ competition yet, with 150 competitors taking to the mats in gi and no-gi divisions. Running since 2016, the University League is open to students and staff from all UK universities and gives them the chance to compete in a friendly, open competition. Recent innovations include a beginners division for freshers

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UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery

UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery

Blog posts   •   Sep 07, 2018 16:48 BST

A report on the IBJJF World Masters Championships By Jolie Boyle, UKBJJA Women’s Officer This year made history in women’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Following a successful petition to get the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation to add Master 2-7 age categories to the World Masters competition in Nevada, a team of UK women athletes flew out and competed with huge success.

Team UK Athlete Profile: Balraj Bhatti

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

Team UK Athlete Profile: Thomas Bracher

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

Team UK Athlete Profile: Shay Montague

Team UK Athlete Profile: Shay Montague

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2017 09:30 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: Shay Montague

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Ffion Davies coaching kids at Sport Wales Centre, Cardiff

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Welsh BJJ world champion black belt Ffion Davies coaches youngsters at the 2nd UKBJJA Junior Development Day

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UKBJJA International Open 2018 - Samantha Cook

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UK's Samantha Cook on her way to a bronze medal, women's black belt absolute division.

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UKBJJA International Open 2018 Adam Wardzinksi

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Poland's Adam Wardzinksi on his way to a gold medal, adult male black belt absolute division

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UKBJJA International Open 2018

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Action from the 1st UKBJJA International Open Tournament, 16 December 2018, Motherwell Scotland

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