CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 OFFICIAL GUIDANCE SUMMARY

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 OFFICIAL GUIDANCE SUMMARY

UPDATED 19 JULY 2021 This page lists the most recent guidelines for practising BJJ in the UK. Please check back regularly. Clubs and gyms affected by coronavirus restrictions should check whether they can claim any support funding - we have produced a guide to...

RETURNING TO THE MATS – Stage 4 easing of restrictions in England

RETURNING TO THE MATS – Stage 4 easing of restrictions in England

Today we attended a very positive meeting with the Sport England Return to Play team. Following the meeting (and subject to confirmation by DCMS later this week), we are very pleased to announce that all current restrictions on BJJ (and sports in general) will be...

Covid-19 Financial and Business Support

compiled by Lesley Harrisonupdated 19 January 2021 Financial and Business Support During Covid-19 Gym owners and self-employed instructors may be eligible for some support from the government as we head into another national lockdown. Support is limited and there are...

Welsh Director Election January 2021

UPDATE 9 January 2021: BALLOTS HAVE BEEN SENT OUT - If you think you are eligible to vote and have not received yours, please contact ceo @ ukbjja.org We are holding elections for the vacant position of Regional Director, Wales - to be voted on at a virtual EGM...

Vacancy – Regional Director Wales

We are looking for a new Director to represent Wales on the Board of Directors of the UKBJJA. This is an elected position, with candidates voted on by UKBJJA member clubs at an EGM to be called on in January 2021 (date TBC). The successful candidate will hold the post...

Team Police BJJ in association with the UKBJJA

Team Police BJJ in association with the UKBJJA

Evening All! We would like to take this opportunity to let the BJJ community know about the UK's first national Police BJJ association - TeamPolice BJJ. TeamPolice BJJ is the product of nearly 20 years' work bringing Police Officers and Police Forces from across the...

SCOTLAND – RETURN TO SPORT UPDATED GUIDANCE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

UPDATE: The Scottish First Minister has just announced that indoor contact sport for over 12's in Scotland will now NOT resume on 14 September, a new indicative date of 5th of October has been given. We will provide more news as soon as we can. Juniors under the age...

ENGLAND – GUIDANCE ON INDOOR GATHERINGS 9 SEPTEMBER 2020

Sport England have received confirmation from the government that the upcoming ban in England on social gatherings larger than 6 people does NOT apply to gyms and organised sports that have appropriate Covid-19 mitigation measures in place....

Jude Samuel

Jude Samuel

Jude Samuel is currently the European Head of Talent Relations for Bellator MMA and 4th Degree Black Belt in Brazilian JiuJitsu, earning his BJJ Black Belt in 2005 from Mauricio Gomes along with Prof Marc Walder and Prof Rick Young. As Principal Council Officer, Jude...

SCOTLAND – RETURN TO SPORT UPDATED GUIDANCE 20 AUGUST 2020

We have some potential good news for grapplers in Scotland: on 20 August, the Scottish Government published a Phase 3 update on its "Route Map Through And Out Of The Crisis". In summary: 31 August: indoor gyms may re-open. Juniors (<12 years) may resume full...

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