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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...

UKBJJA elects new Welsh Director

UKBJJA elects new Welsh Director

The United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association elected a new Regional Director, Wales at an EGM held on Zoom on Sunday 17 January 2021. Following a tally of all eligible votes submitted electronically and additional votes registered via a show of hands at the EGM,...

Welsh Director Election January 2021

UPDATE 9 January 2021: BALLOTS HAVE BEEN SENT OUT - If you think you are eligible to vote and have not received yours, please contact ceo @ ukbjja.org We are holding elections for the vacant position of Regional Director, Wales - to be voted on at a virtual EGM...

Vacancy – Regional Director Wales

We are looking for a new Director to represent Wales on the Board of Directors of the UKBJJA. This is an elected position, with candidates voted on by UKBJJA member clubs at an EGM to be called on in January 2021 (date TBC). The successful candidate will hold the post...

Team Police BJJ in association with the UKBJJA

Team Police BJJ in association with the UKBJJA

Evening All! We would like to take this opportunity to let the BJJ community know about the UK's first national Police BJJ association - TeamPolice BJJ. TeamPolice BJJ is the product of nearly 20 years' work bringing Police Officers and Police Forces from across the...

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Vacancy – Regional Director Wales

We are looking for a new Director to represent Wales on the Board of Directors of the UKBJJA. This is an elected position, with candidates voted on by UKBJJA member clubs at an EGM to be called on in January 2021 (date TBC). The successful candidate will hold the post...

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Jude Samuel

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...

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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...

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BJJ Community questions answered 24 JULY 2020

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...

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Coronavirus Covid-19 UPDATE 14 JULY 2020

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...

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