Back again in September

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.

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Judo National Champions 2015

judo nationals 2015I’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 five atemi style comps.  Whatever the number, it’s a lot, and it’s a sign that the club is thriving.  Well done to all who took part.

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Welcome Freshers!

ateminationalsimageTerm 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 us for free introductory self defence classes this week.  And beer.  Most definitely in that order.

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Training is back on!

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.

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August Closure

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&region=London

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Summer Training Times

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.

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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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