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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...

UKBJJA Board & Council Elections 2021 – Call for nominations​​

UKBJJA Board & Council Elections 2021 – Call for nominations​​

Could you lead the UKBJJA as it moves into the next stage of growth? We are holding elections for the Board of Directors and the UKBJJA Council. Positions that are up for election include: For the Board of Directors: Chairman Secretary Treasurer Regional Director –...

NOTICE OF AN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE UKBJJA

NOTICE OF AN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE UKBJJA

Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Date: 23 October 2021 This will be a virtual meeting held on Zoom Free to attend for all UKBJJA members AGENDA: Previous AGM minutes Chairman’s Update CEO’s Update ELECTION TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION TO UKBJJA COUNCIL Other business TBA For any...

Statement regarding Miad Najafi – 30th August 2021

In light of the recent misinformation being disseminated via social media, and with the express consent of Mr Najafi, the UKBJJA makes the following statement. In March 2021, the UKBJJA received a complaint about Mr Najafi, in relation to allegations of serious...

RETURNING TO THE MATS – Stage 4 easing of restrictions in England

RETURNING TO THE MATS – Stage 4 easing of restrictions in England

Today we attended a very positive meeting with the Sport England Return to Play team. Following the meeting (and subject to confirmation by DCMS later this week), we are very pleased to announce that all current restrictions on BJJ (and sports in general) will be...

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CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 OFFICIAL GUIDANCE SUMMARY

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 OFFICIAL GUIDANCE SUMMARY

UPDATED 19 JULY 2021 This page lists the most recent guidelines for practising BJJ in the UK. Please check back regularly. Clubs and gyms affected by coronavirus restrictions should check whether they can claim any support funding - we have produced a guide to...

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Covid-19 Financial and Business Support

compiled by Lesley Harrisonupdated 19 January 2021 Financial and Business Support During Covid-19 Gym owners and self-employed instructors may be eligible for some support from the government as we head into another national lockdown. Support is limited and there are...

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