WelcomeBased in central London, UCLU jiu jitsu is a martial arts club teaching realistic self defence techniques in a friendly environment. Beginners are welcome at any session. Just wear something loose and comfortable -- and be prepared to join us for a frosty beverage in the pub after training. It's a yin and yang thing.
Where and when?Mondays and Thursdays from 8 - 10 pm
AndFridays from 7.30 - 9.45
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Join the club officially through the union. http://uclu.org/clubs-societies/jitsu-club There is a £5 membership fee that we have to charge, but we’ll refund it in free training or beer. Joining the Jiu Jitsu Foundation costs £25 – this is your insurance, … Continue reading
Minor annoyance with the YMCA (they don’t like martial arts and hadn’t realised we were a martial art) so we are relocating our Thursday sessions — watch this space! We are still training on Tuesdays at Astor from 8 – … Continue reading
Good to see so many training hard last night. Our focus is on street self defence, techniques that enable us to overcome bigger, faster people, multiple attackers, armed or otherwise. We’ll work on using momentum, balance and movement, managing distance, … Continue reading
It’s that glorious time of year when a lot of new faces take up jiu jitsu for the first time. If you’re considering it, have a look at our frequently asked questions, join or ask a question on our Facebook … Continue reading
We are training again at Astor College Gym from 7 – 9 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. BFC sessions tbc when term starts, but looking like Fridays are back on then too.
I’m happy to say that the UCLU Jiu Jitsu Club has, once again, won the National Randori Competition hosted by the Jitsu Foundation. I think this is the 16th national competition the club has won — eleven judo comps and … Continue reading
Term times are back on as from now, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 – 10 pm, Astor College Basement Gym, 99 Charlotte Street, near BT Tower, and Friday nights from 7.30 – 9.45 in the dojo, Bloomsbury Fitness Centre. Join … Continue reading
We’re training at Astor College from 7 – 9 on Tues and Thurs, as from right now until term starts and we go back to our usual time of 8 – 10. All welcome.
Our dojo is closed for repairs, so we’re temporarily out of action until 28 August, when we’ll be training at Astor from 7 – 9 pm. If you’re looking for somewhere to train, meanwhile, here’s this: http://www.jitsufoundation.org/jujitsu.asp?Page=jujitsu®ion=London
Our termly sessions at Astor College and the BFC are now finished. We are back at Astor College from 7 – 9 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 July. See you for some Summer Hardship Training then.