Events 2018

UKBJJA Events 2018

Please bookmark this page for details of all UKBJJA courses and ranking events for 2018

This course is perfect for anyone wishing to referee at BJJ tournaments, competitors or anyone simply wishing to improve their knowledge of IBJJF rules.

Those attending will have the option to take a theory exam to attain a Level 3 refereeing qualification.

The course will involve a mixture of theory and practical work. You are not going to be sat down all day listening to a lecture, please be prepared to take an active role on the course. Bring a gi, pens/pencils and notepads/paper.

Please make sure you download and study the IBJJF rulebook before the course!

All grades are very welcome, but only blue belts and above will be able to sit the exam and progress to the qualification.

Instructor: Marcelo Coppa, 3rd degree black belt, IBJJF referee, Head referee of CBJJE.

UKBJJA members get a £20 discount – more than the price of membership!

Past events

This course is perfect for anyone wishing to referee at BJJ tournaments, competitors or anyone simply wishing to improve their knowledge of IBJJF rules.

Those attending will have the option to take a theory exam to attain a Level 3 refereeing qualification.

The course will involve a mixture of theory and practical work. Students on the course will undertake the role of a referee and that of a competitor in simulated contest situations (not sparring!). You are not going to be sat down all day listening to a lecture, please be prepared to take an active role on the course. Bring a gi, pens/pencils and notepads/paper.

All grades are very welcome, but only blue belts and above will be able to sit the exam and progress to the qualification.

Instructor: Marcelo Coppa, 3rd degree black belt, IBJJF referee, Head referee of CBJJE.

UKBJJA members get a £20 discount – more than the price of membership!

This course is perfect for anyone wishing to referee at BJJ tournaments, competitors or anyone simply wishing to improve their knowledge of IBJJF rules.

Those attending will have the option to take a theory exam to attain a Level 3 refereeing qualification.

The course will involve a mixture of theory and practical work. Students on the course will undertake the role of a referee and that of a competitor in simulated contest situations (not sparring!). You are not going to be sat down all day listening to a lecture, please be prepared to take an active role on the course. Bring a gi, pens/pencils and notepads/paper.

All grades are very welcome, but only blue belts and above will be able to sit the exam and progress to the qualification.

Instructor: Marcelo Coppa, 3rd degree black belt, IBJJF referee, Head referee of CBJJE.

UKBJJA members get a £20 discount – more than the price of membership!

2018 University League – Nottingham – 17 March 2018

The 2018 UKBJJA University League kicks off on 17 March at the University of Nottingham

This competition provides an opportunity for all university students and staff to compete in both Gi and No Gi divisions.

With medals, prizes for absolute, a team trophy for the best University and points towards the overall league trophy, it is sure to be an exciting competition.

UKBJJA membership is required.

Referee Course Cardiff – 11 February 2018

This course is perfect for anyone wishing to referee at BJJ tournaments, competitors or anyone simply wishing to  improve their knowledge of IBJJF rules. 

Those attending will have the option to take a theory exam to attain a Level 3 refereeing qualification.

The course will involve a mixture of theory and practical work. Students on the course will undertake the role of a referee and that of a competitor in simulated contest situations (not sparring!). You are not going to be sat down all day listening to a lecture, please be prepared to take an active role on the course. Bring a gi, pens/pencils and notepads/paper.

All grades are very welcome, but only blue belts and above will be able to sit the exam and progress to the qualification.

Instructor: Marcelo Coppa

Referee Course London – 28 January 2018

This course is perfect for anyone wishing to referee at BJJ tournaments, competitors or anyone simply wishing to  improve their knowledge of IBJJF rules. 

Those attending will have the option to take a theory exam to attain a Level 3 refereeing qualification.

The course will involve a mixture of theory and practical work. Students on the course will undertake the role of a referee and that of a competitor in simulated contest situations (not sparring!). You are not going to be sat down all day listening to a lecture, please be prepared to take an active role on the course. Bring a gi, pens/pencils and notepads/paper.

All grades are very welcome, but only blue belts and above will be able to sit the exam and progress to the qualification.

Instructor: Marcelo Coppa

First Aid for BJJ – 27/28 January 2018

A two day, fully certified first aid course taken by David McPherson.

David is the lead first aider at Scottish Grappling comps. David is an experienced paramedic and has been involved in first aid training for many years.

£60 for UKBJJA members / £80 for non members (membership is only £15 so do the maths! You can join the UKBJJA here )

Child Protection for BJJ – 6 January 2018 – Glasgow

Sport Scotland Safeguarding and Protecting Children 1

This three-hour workshop is suitable for coaches and volunteers who may come into contact with children.

The workshop explores the code of conduct for those in contact with children and provides basic information on recognising child abuse and responding to concerns. It is recommended that all coaches and volunteers attend.

THIS COURSE IS ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL FOR ALL COACHES AND INSTRUCTORS. (Scotland only)

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