A modern, self-defence based martial art – perfect for anyone, regardless of size, gender or age.
A modern form of traditional Japanese martial art, Jiu Jitsu is a defensive art which uses joint locks, throws and strikes to defend from a variety of different attacks.
Based on the principal of using an aggressor’s energy to their own disadvantage, Jitsu skills can be used by men, women and children to defend from aggressive situations commonly encountered today, from unwanted harassment to armed physical assault.
Each term, you get the opportunity to train at regional events where all the East Midlands club come together. You get to meet all kinds of people and train with all grades. We compete individually at the Atemis Nationals and Randori Nationals which usually take place in Sheffield and Northampton respectively. At these events, we receive the best training from the tertiary panel of The Jiu Jitsu Foundation, with whom we are affiliated.
Coaching will still be run by our Sensei Steve.
Don't be shy to contact us if you have any questions or if you're interested in joining! Read more information about TJJF.
British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS
We compete individually at the BUCS Atemi Nationals, usually around November, and recently won gold in the novice category.
Practice / meeting schedule
We train twice a week at the Dance Studio at the City SU.
Wednesday: 21:15 - 22:15
Friday: 20:15 - 22:15
The club will provide 2 free taster sessions per person and members only after that. You will need to register for these using the NTU Sports app.
How to join
Payment is a one off £80 which covers the whole year and goes toward gradings and competitions. There is a yearly insurance cost of £35 which goes to The Jiu Jitsu Foundation, this is a license.
Sports Kit Information
Training is usually done in a Gi (suit) which, when you're ready, can be purchased through the club. These usually cost around £20.
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