Empire Grappling Joins the UKBJJA Ranked Competition Roster

Empire Grappling Joins the UKBJJA Ranked Competition Roster

Empire Grappling joins a host of other elite competitions and becomes a UKBJJA ranked event. As the UKBJJA remains committed to further growing Jiu-jitsu in the north, it welcomes Empire Grappling, the prestigious BJJ and Submission Grappling Organisation as an...

Excitement Grows Ahead of First UKBJJA Scottish Nationals

Excitement Grows Ahead of First UKBJJA Scottish Nationals

One of the largest UK BJJ competitions is launched, offering athletes a further opportunity to compete at an elite level in the UK. The first-ever UKBJJA Scottish National competition will take place in Lanarkshire this April. The county is no stranger to nurturing...

UKBJJA Appoints Two New Independent Directors

UKBJJA, the official National Governing Body for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the UK has appointed two new Independent Directors to its Board.   David Hart is a performance lead in elite sport, currently employed by the English Institute of Sport as Head of Performance...

Scotland – training restrictions return 26 December 2021

Scotland – training restrictions return 26 December 2021

Following this afternoons announcement by the First Minister we regret to announce that from Boxing day indoor contact training will have to stop for up to 3 weeks. Non contact training e.g dummy classes & conditioning classes can still take place but gyms must...

Welsh BJJ club first to secure funding via Sports Council Grant

Welsh BJJ club first to secure funding via Sports Council Grant

Valley Academy BJJ, based in Swansea have become the first UKBJJA member club to successfully apply for Sports Council funding since the UKBJJA’s recognition as the official National Governing Body for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the UK. Valley Academy BJJ owners Ash...

Sports Council Recognition – Statement from our Chair

Sports Council Recognition – Statement from our Chair

24th September 2021.  I’m delighted to announce that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is now recognised by the Sports Councils of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and the UKBJJA is the recognised National Governing Body for the sport across the UK.  The process of...

UKBJJA Elections 2021 Official Candidate List

UKBJJA Elections 2021 Official Candidate List

At the UKBJJA Annual General Meeting scheduled for 23 October 2021, we will be electing new members to our Board of Directors and Council, in accordance with our Constitution and Sport England Code of Sports Governance. In addition to new Board members, we will also...

UKBJJA Board & Council Elections 2021 – Call for nominations​​

UKBJJA Board & Council Elections 2021 – Call for nominations​​

Could you lead the UKBJJA as it moves into the next stage of growth? We are holding elections for the Board of Directors and the UKBJJA Council. Positions that are up for election include: For the Board of Directors: Chairman Secretary Treasurer Regional Director –...

NOTICE OF AN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE UKBJJA

NOTICE OF AN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE UKBJJA

Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Date: 23 October 2021 This will be a virtual meeting held on Zoom Free to attend for all UKBJJA members AGENDA: Previous AGM minutes Chairman’s Update CEO’s Update ELECTION TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION TO UKBJJA COUNCIL Other business TBA For any...

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