Our Mission

We are the official National Governing Body for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the UK. Our mission is to preserve and protect the integrity of BJJ as a performance based martial art and to promote and encourage wider participation in all areas of the sport.

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We offer our members discounts on a range of learning opportunities, including

  • referee courses
  • safeguarding training
  • first aid
  • coaching skills

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Benefits include liability insurance for gyms, instructors and individuals, discounted courses, training and competition, UKBJJA ranking points and more!

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There has never been a better time to get involved in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Follow the links below and start your journey!

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We offer membership for individuals, instructors and academies. All memberships include £5m public and member to member liability insurance


Check out our ranked events. £8000 annual prize fund for top ranked athletes. All UKBJJA ranked events meet the highest standards.

NEW! UKBJJA INTERNATIONAL OPEN competition with £20k prize fund!


With over 300 clubs nationwide, there is sure to be one local to you. Click here to view our interactive club finder

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The UKBJJA offers a programme of top quality tournaments and discounted courses for members.

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Parliament has its first BJJ black belt!

Parliament has its first BJJ black belt!

Huge congratulations to Will Stone on being elected as MP for Swindon North - Parliament has its first BJJ black belt! Will Stone is the head instructor at 10th Planet Swindon 10th planet Swindon and has been training BJJ since 2009.  The UKBJJA wish Will the very...

UKBJJA Welcomes Gareth Wynn Morgan As a New Non-Executive Director

UKBJJA Welcomes Gareth Wynn Morgan As a New Non-Executive Director

The UKBJJA would like to welcome Gareth Wynn Morgan to his new post as a non-executive director.  Gareth has a deep understanding of UK politics and media and expertise in helping leading organisations shape policy. He has over 20 years’ experience providing strategic...

Inaugural Police BJJ Nationals

Inaugural Police BJJ Nationals

A Resounding Success for Team Police BJJ and the UKBJJA Emergency Services Committee. On Saturday, June 3rd, a ground-breaking event took place in the UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) community as TeamPolice BJJ hosted the first-ever national championships. This momentous...