CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 OFFICIAL GUIDANCE SUMMARY

UPDATED 26 MARCH 2021

This page lists the most recent restrictions and guidelines for practising BJJ in the UK. Please check back regularly.

Clubs and gyms affected by the most recent restrictions should check whether they can claim any support funding – we have produced a guide to available support HERE.

We are continuing to push for a safe return to training and hope to see you all back on the mats soon

ENGLAND:

We have finally had our return to sport framework document approved by DCMS and the Cabinet Office and we are pleased to announce a limited return to training, in phases

DOWNLOAD THE RETURN TO SPORT FRAMEWORK HERE

Key Developments & Dates:

29 March 2021

Juniors (<18) may return to OUTDOOR training with contact, in bubbles of 15
Adults may return to OUTDOOR training using equipment (e.g. padwork, grappling dummies). See framework document for details.

12 April 2021

Juniors (<18) may return to INDOOR training with contact, in bubbles of 15
Adults may return to INDOOR training using equipment (e.g. padwork, grappling dummies), but only on a 1-1 basis (no group classes permitted yet). See framework document for details.

Elite athlete training continues as before, following existing guidelines.

Further restrictions will be announced as soon as confirmed – we anticipate 7 days’ notice of further easing of restrictions. 

LINKS:

National Lockdown FAQs (Sport England)
Coronavirus: what happens next? (Sport England)
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)

WALES:

AWAITING UPDATES

All of Wales at alert level 4: no organised sport activity permitted.

Elite athlete training may continue, following previous guidelines.

LINKS:
Sport Wales Guidance
Welsh Government Guidance FAQs
Alert Levels in Wales
Sport, recreation and leisure: guidance for a phased return (gov.wales)

NORTHERN IRELAND:

AWAITING UPDATES

New restrictions from 26 December: no indoor training permitted.

Elite athlete training may continue, following previous guidelines.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations guidance (nidirect.gov.uk)
Latest guidance for sports (Sport NI)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations guidance: sport, culture and leisure activities (nidirect.gov..uk)
FAQ Guidance (sport NI)