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    The First Class
    The first class is free and gives you a chance to try out a Jiu Jitsu class. You will meet others of a similar age who will help you learn the martial arts techniques and are friendly and welcoming.

    • Fun to learn
    • Leadership
    • Confidence and discipline

    What will I get out of Jiu Jitsu classes?

    • Learn to defend yourself against bullies
    • Become more active and fit in a fun way
    • Make new friends
    • Learn impressive martial arts skills
    • Become a confident leader
    • Develop team spirit
    • Focus, respect, and dedication will pay off

    How much does it cost?
    The first class is free, if you wish to continue then the training suit we use, called a dogi (gi), will cost around £15-£20. There is a yearly licensing fee of just £18. Individual class cost will vary – contact the club to find out more. Click here to find a club near you.

    Regular classes. Anything else?

    • Grading – your chance to show what you’ve learnt and earn the next belt colour
    • Regional training courses
    • National competitions – 2 per year
    • International trips
    • Charity fundraising events
    • Halloween and Christmas Parties
    • Displays at Schools and Fetes

    Who is the instructor?
    All our instructors started off as beginners, from as young as 6. They all volunteer their time to teach so take no fees for themselves, all costs are recycled into the clubs for equipment or group trips. Every instructor is also first aid certified, DBS cleared and National Governing Body (NGB) qualified.

    What to wear?
    We recommend loose clothing, such as jogging bottoms or shorts (no jeans) and a t-shirt. Certain clubs can provide a spare training outfit if they have one available. Shoes are not worn as Jiu Jitsu classes are taught in bare feet.

    More information for Parents and Guardians
    Jiu Jitsu is a defensive martial art – learning it improves situational awareness and self-defence skills.

    We aim to provide a friendly and safe environment where your child will progress as a martial artist and also as a person. We encourage children to respect and eventually teach each other to develop their confidence and leadership skills.

    We at  the Jiu Jitsu Foundation, who are one of the founding member of the National Governing Body (NGB) and are the largest single style in the UK  has something to offer everyone.

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