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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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Will Robards will be awarded his hakama tonight at the BFC from 7.30. Hakama are worn by instructors in our style, and it’s got me thinking of the large number of instructor grades that the club has produced over the … Continue reading
UCL has been nominated for The Jitsu Foundation Club of the Year. The actual winner will be announced at the summer ball. Here’s the bit from our nomination Club of the Year University College London The club won the Jitsu … Continue reading