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 provides the key liaison...

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BRITISH ARMED FORCES GO BRAZILIAN

London 2nd November – British Armed Forces have selected Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as its newest combat training discipline, the first to be added to its roster in decades. The selection has been made with the help and support of the sport’s governing body elect, the UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu...

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BJJ in Universities 2

UKBJJA University BJJ League The UKBJJA is co-ordinating a university wide university league for all currents student and staff at UK universities. Individuals can compete for their institution at annual events and at the end of the year the university team topping the league will win a prize, as...

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UKBJJA Charity Seminar

Black belt Oli Geddes is running his second charity seminar at Gracie Barra Preston in November. All proceeds will be given to support BJJ players in the UK that for whatever reason need financial support to attend the big competitions. Oli will be selecting the fighters. The cost is only £20, and...

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BJJ in Universities

In response to requests from members of the BJJ community about forming university BJJ clubs, and in support of some excellent projects that already exist, the UKBJJA will be leading a campaign to co-ordinate these university clubs in the hope that we can get BUCS (British University and College...

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