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Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Lee Simpson

Lee Simpson is the top ranked adult MALE BLACK belt for 2018. He is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Lee!Name: Lee Simpson Club: Team SukataNotable achievements: Heavy weight and open weight British Open blackbelt...

Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Andzelika Glapiak

Andzelika Glapiak is the top ranked adult female white belt for 2018. She is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Andzelika!Name: Andzelika Glapiak Club: De Souza Dojo Notable achievements: English Open Nogi Champion...

Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Sean Coates

Sean Coates is the top ranked adult MALE BROWN belt for 2018. He is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Sean!Name: Sean Coates Club: Gracie Barra NottinghamNotable achievements: 3 times world medallist. ADCC trials...

Top Ranked Athlete 2018 – Emma Pursey

Emma Pursey is the top ranked adult female blue belt for 2018. She is the winner of £500 sponsorship to compete at the 2019 Europeans in Lisbon. Good luck Emma! Name: Emma Jayne PurseyClub: CF24 Jiu JitsuNickname: Yogi (not very original, but my coach called me Yogi...

UKBJJA Junior Development Programme 2018

UKBJJA Junior Development Programme 2018

Introduction from Jimmy Johnstone, UKBJJA Youth Development Officer The UKBJJA is planning a monthly get together for our young BJJ players aged 17 and under. These sessions would be held at a different academy each month and in different towns to ensure that the...

UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery

UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery

UK Women Show Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mastery A report on the IBJJF World Masters Championships By Jolie Boyle, UKBJJA Women’s Officer This year made history in women’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The start of the year saw a petition circling the social media pages that was...

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