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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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.
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
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.
Can a small person really throw a bigger one? That’s the question raised by the story of Edith Garrud, small, slight jiu jitsu instructor to the suffragette bodyguard. It’s an amazing story, and you can read about it here. In … Continue reading
We are back training from next Tuesday, 29 April, as usual — Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 – 10 at Astor College, 99 Charlotte Street. Beginners are of course welcome any time, but as we’ve all had a month off, … Continue reading
We’ve been talking about having a big party where everyone who’s ever trained at the club can get back together and relive the joys of UCL. It’s also a chance to toast Davis, who is leaving for South Africa. We’ll … Continue reading
Congrats to the glorious team of dudes who took part in the nationals — outstanding work as usual. Also, an update on upcoming courses this term from Rosie: Breakfaling course 13:00 – 17:00, also at LNS. Lead Instructor: Matthew Shepherd Sat … Continue reading
Here’s a video doing the rounds at the moment, a good tutorial for those new to forward rolls.