CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 OFFICIAL GUIDANCE SUMMARY

This page summarises the current restrictions on training BJJ. Although we do our best to provide  the latest information, it is very important that you take the time to read and understand the latest government advice (links below) as it can change at short notice. We are continuing to push for a...

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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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Covid-19 Local Restrictions Update

On 30 July, the government announced additional, local coronavirus/covid-19 restrictions. Clubs in these areas are advised that no indoor training should take place, until the government or local authority gives the go ahead. The affected areas are (list updated 31 July 2020): Greater Manchester:...

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BJJ Community questions answered 24 JULY 2020

The UKBJJA as an organisation is dedicated to supporting its members and committed to working hard in all areas that benefit and progress this sport. In order to progress and evolve, we always welcome questions and discussion with the BJJ community. In response to a recent Q&A session on...

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Coronavirus Covid-19 UPDATE 14 JULY 2020

Dear UKBJJA members, On 9 July 2020, the UK Government published its latest update on the phased return to sport and recreation – which included the provision for indoor gyms to re-open under certain conditions on 25 July. The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association (UKBJJA) has been taking...

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Coronavirus Covid-19 UPDATE 16 MAY 2020

Dear UKBJJA members, Here follows our updated guidance regarding the Coronavirus / Covid-19 Pandemic. On 12 May, the Government published its Covid-19 Recovery Strategy and announced a limited review of lockdown measures. The devolved regions (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) have published...

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