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Events

Referee Course L3 (introductory) – Cardiff

Referee Course L3 (introductory) – Cardiff

This course is perfect for anyone wishing to referee at BJJ tournaments, competitors or anyone simply wishing to improve their knowledge of IBJJF rules. Those attending will have the option to take a theory exam to attain a Level 3 refereeing qualification. The course...

First Aid for BJJ – one day certified course – Burton upon Trent

First Aid for BJJ – one day certified course – Burton upon Trent

A fully certified one-day first aid course leading to the QA Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work certification A fully certified one-day first aid course based on the QA Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work certification, with adaptations to make it BJJ specific. This...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Referee Course Level 3 (intro) – Southampton

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Referee Course Level 3 (intro) – Southampton

This exclusive event is being offered by the UKBJJA in partnership with Enyo, Women's Submission Only Jiu Jitsu. Women play an important role in the UK BJJ community across every facet of the sport, this training course is part of the UKBJJA's commitment to empowering...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Referee Training – L2 (practical) – Cardiff

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Referee Training – L2 (practical) – Cardiff

This is an opportunity to put your referee skills into practise in a live environment. Supervised by our Head Referee, you will referee match(es) at the UKBJJA Welsh Nationals 2022 A successful pass mark will qualify you to referee, unsupervised, up to your own belt...

News

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...

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...

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