Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Jordan Kirk

Jordan Kirk is the top ranked adult MALE PURPLE belt for 2018.He is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Jordan! Name: Jordan KirkClub: Fightworx AcademyNotable achievements:British open – Gold; London warrior cup –...

Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Lee Simpson

Lee Simpson is the top ranked adult MALE BLACK belt for 2018. He is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Lee!Name: Lee Simpson Club: Team SukataNotable achievements: Heavy weight and open weight British Open blackbelt...

Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Andzelika Glapiak

Andzelika Glapiak is the top ranked adult female white belt for 2018. She is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Andzelika!Name: Andzelika Glapiak Club: De Souza Dojo Notable achievements: English Open Nogi Champion...

Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Sean Coates

Sean Coates is the top ranked adult MALE BROWN belt for 2018. He is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Sean!Name: Sean Coates Club: Gracie Barra NottinghamNotable achievements: 3 times world medallist. ADCC trials...

Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Emma Pursey

Emma Pursey is the top ranked adult female blue belt for 2018. She is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Emma! Name: Emma Jayne PurseyClub: CF24 Jiu JitsuNickname: Yogi (not very original, but my coach called me Yogi...

UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery

UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery

UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery A report on the IBJJF World Masters Championships By Jolie Boyle, UKBJJA Women’s Officer This year made history in women’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The start of the year saw a petition circling the social media pages that was...

Team Uk Athlete Profile: Francesca Renda

Team Uk Athlete Profile: Francesca Renda

Francesca Renda was the UKBJJA no.1 ranked female athlete at white belt in 2017. All top ranked athletes win sponsorship to travel to the Europeans in January. Unfortunately, Francesca was unable to travel in January and so we agreed she could defer her sponsorship to...

Team UK Athlete Profile: Sean Coates

Team UK Athlete Profile: Sean Coates

The European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 are currently taking place in Lisbon, Portugal . As always, there is a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes out to win some medals for the UK. Here we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete...

Team UK Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

Team UK Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

The European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 are currently taking place in Lisbon, Portugal . As always, there is a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes out to win some medals for the UK. Here we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck! Athlete...

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