Category Archives: events

Judo National Champions 2015

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

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Suffragette jiu jitsu

Here’s an excerpt from The One Show, with Mary Petty Sensei and UCL’s instructor, James Garvey Sensei, in the unusual role of Bad Cop.  Two good throws at the end, so it’s worth wading through the beard discussion.

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Distance session

There’s talk of different fighting ranges in many martial arts, including jiu jitsu. In this session, we’ll explore how, when and why to move between distances in a fight, as well as coping with changing distances beyond your control during … Continue reading

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Donaghy Sensei at UCL on Thurs

Donaghy Sensei will take the session this Thurs, with an eye on the pregrading at the weekend — syllabus checking, core movement and fighty assessments are promised.  If you aim to grade, you must attend the pregrading, and if you … Continue reading

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Regional Course

This term’s Regional Course is fast approaching — a splendid chance for jitsuka from all London clubs to train together and then get alarmingly hammered in the pub.  It’s an excellent day of training, taken by London’s senior instructors, led … Continue reading

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Upcoming events

Updated version from Rosie: Sat 10 Aug 2013 10:00 – 14:00, SE Brown & Dan Course Venue: The Ballroom, Boland House, Guys Hospital, London SE1 9RT. Lead instructor: Barry Collyer.  Cost: £5 11:00 – 14:00, SE Purple & Blue Course Venue: The Ballroom, … Continue reading

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Jules Robson Sensei

Jules Robson Sensei will be teaching the Tuesday session from 7-9 at Nautical tonight.  All welcome.  Jules just graded to sandan and has been teaching around the country, so he’s definitely on tip top form.  Not one to miss.  

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