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History of UCL Jitsu instructor grades

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

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Jiu Jitsu Club of the Year

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

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June pregrading

The next pregrading is happening Saturday, 8 June.  This event is required for those hoping to grade, and excellent training for everyone else.  Novices and yellows should arrive at 9.44, oranges and above from 12.29.  The cost is £10, and … Continue reading

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Jitsu International Event

Here’s a memo from the Jitsu Foundation about the upcoming Internationals.  There are details of all the instructors and events on the International Jitsu Facebook page too. With Instructors from 8 different countries, including 6 members of the Tertiary Board, … Continue reading

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Street clothes session

We’re planning a session at UCL on 16 May dedicated to Jitsu in street clothing.  How different is a throw when done in tight jeans, a skirt, a mankini, a smoking jacket or high heels?  What goes wrong when we cannot … Continue reading

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Purple & Blue Course

The next course for purples and blues will be on 27th April 2013 from 1100 – 1400 in the Gymnasium, London Nautical School 61 Stamford Street Blackfriars London SE1 9NA Festivities will be taken by Gareth Horgan, Mary Bishop, Simon … Continue reading

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Jitsu returns!

We are back on the mat and training after the Easter break this Tuesday 23 April at Astor College Gym at 8 pm.  It will be an opportunity for those who graded before the break to finally celebrate properly. Bring … Continue reading

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