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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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What are you waiting for? Your BJJ journey starts now!

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UKBJJA ranked events run across the country. £30,000 prize fund for top ranked athletes!

Our Mission

UKBJJA is a non-profit organisation. 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.

What we do

The UKBJJA is democratic, non profit and represents the UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community. See some of the projects we are working on.

Courses & Education

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

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

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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!

Join the UKBJJA

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

Compete

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!

TRAIN

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

UKBJJA announces 2nd International Open BJJ Tournament - 6 October 2019 - Cardiff, Wales

The UKBJJA is delighted to present the 2019 UKBJJA International Open Tournament of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), held on 6 October 2019 at the National Indoor Athletics Centre in Cardiff, Wales.

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University League 2019 - Nottingham Trent University

The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) has unveiled a new series of training programmes for its members and instructors, including certified First Aid, Safeguarding, Refereeing and Coaching Skills.

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UKBJJA announces new series of training courses

The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) has unveiled a new series of training programmes for its members and instructors, including certified First Aid, Safeguarding, Refereeing and Coaching Skills.

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Poland's Adam Wardzinksi on his way to gold at the UKBJJA International Open 2018

Building the future: 1st UKBJJA Junior Development Camp

On March 16, close to 100 junior athletes from across the country gathered at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff for the first UKBJJA Junior Development Day.

The event was free to UKBJJA members and gave the kids the chance to learn from British freestyle wrestling champion and Commonwealth games Silver medallist, Kane Charig – as well as BJJ Black Belts

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

What is BJJ?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a performance based martial art and combat sport that was developed in Brazil in the 20th century . With roots in Judo and Japanese Jiu Jitsu it has been developed and refined into a unique grappling art.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is suitable for all ages, men and women, boys and girls. Whether you want to get fit, learn self defence or compete, jiu jitsu is for everyone. With a network of over 300 member clubs across the country, there has never been a better time to train BJJ.

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ABOUT THE UKBJJA...

The UKBJJA is a not-for profit organisation which aims to provide a governance structure for the martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, that promotes and develops the sport while allowing individual clubs and practitioners the space and freedom to practice the martial art in the way they enjoy .

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Benefits include liability insurance for clubs and individuals, discounted instructor insurance, national athlete rankings & prize fund, discounted entry to UKBJJA events, training in first aid, safeguarding, refereeing, DBS checks and more...