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 safe return to training at the earliest possible date and hope to see you all back on the mats soon.
Here is a summary of the current position (updated 18 September 2020):
ENGLAND AND WALES:
- Non-contact, socially distanced training only. The only exceptions are for members of the same household or social bubble; or athletes registered on our Elite Athlete Programme
Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on the phased return of sport and recreation (gov.uk)
Providers of grassroots sport and gym/leisure facilities (gov.uk)
Coronavirus information and resources (Sport England)
Sport, recreation and leisure: guidance for a phased return (gov.wales)
- Juniors under the age of 12 may train indoors with contact
- Adults and Juniors aged 12+ – as per England & Wales
- Indoor contact-based training permitted, subject to maximum numbers of 30 people.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations guidance: sport, culture and leisure activities (nidirect.gov..uk)
Return to Sport (Sport NI)
- In the case of a local lockdown, please follow relevant advice/instruction from your local authority
- Please observe good hygiene at all times and maintain social distancing whenever possible
- Do not train if you or a member of your household are symptomatic (new persistent cough or high temperature). Please self isolate and follow NHS test and trace procedures
- Do not share equipment and do not linger in enclosed spaces before or after training
- Clubs should adopt pre-booking systems for all classes and limit numbers on site (9m2 per person)
- All clubs, whether permitted to engage in contact training or not, should have a designated Covid-19 officer and complete a full risk assessment before resuming any training
- PLEASE ABIDE BY ALL RELEVANT GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS AND GUIDANCE – FAILURE TO DO SO MAY INVALIDATE YOUR INSURANCE AND COULD RESULT IN OTHER SANCTIONS.