BJJ School Belfast
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BJJ School Belfast is led by expert Black Belt coaches with over 40 years experience practising Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The club is run by its members, for its members. Join us, and learn self defence and sport jiu-jitsu in a friendly, welcoming environment, under the watchful eye of fully qualified coaches.
Our Beginners' Programme is open to people of all ages and abilities, and will help you get started on your BJJ journey, while our Advanced classes cater for the more experienced practitioner, delving deeper into the strategies, grips and takedowns of modern Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Train with Irish and British champions!
Our Kids' Programme offers many benefits. Whether your son or daughter is there to learn self-defence, or if they are also eager to compete, they will develop significant life skills through studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu including fitness, self-discipline, respect and self-confidence. Classes are taught by dedicated coaches who have years of experience developing kids through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and our coaches pride themselves on having produced Irish and European junior champions.
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BJJ School News
The club had a brilliant time at the 2019 Irish BJJ Open in Dublin (September 2019). Whether our students win, lose or draw we are very proud of them. Stepping up, putting it on the line and competing takes guts. We’re looking forward to the next competition and the opportunity to better our skills. Congrats Read more about New Irish Champions for BJJ School Belfast[…]
BJJ School Belfast is pleased to host BJJ Brown Belt Ryan McCartney for a seminar on 14 November 2019 at Lough Moss Leisure Centre, Carryduff. Ryan is an accomplished competitor and currently trains with John Danaher at the Renzo Gracie Academy, New York. As part of our £10 seminar series we are bringing quality, talented Read more about Ryan McCartney No-gi seminar 14 November 2019[…]
Congrats to Gary Mac, Paul Bruke and ronnie Malone for their recent perfromances at the British Open. BJJ School had the following results: Gary Mac – Gold Paul Bruke- Gold Ronnie Malone – Bronze Gary followed this up with a bronze medal at the IBJJF Irish Nationals.
BJJ School Belfast is pleased to host BJJ Black Belt Tom King for a seminar on 1st June 2019 at Lough Moss Leisure Centre, Carryduff. Tom is an accomplished competitor and has medalled in numerous IBJJF competitions, the Europeans, British and Irish Open. He is head instructor at Team KF, Swords, Dublin. You must pre-register. Read more about Tom King Spider Guard + Knee Ride Seminar 1 June 2019[…]
Great performance from two BJJ School Belfast students on March 3rd 2019 at the Trident Grappling Championships. Peter Shaw took gold in his division while Brendan Kearney took a well deserved bronze medal in the stacked Adult Middleweight division, winning 5/6 fights. Awesome team support at the venue.
Congrats to BJJ School Belfast purple belt Luke Buchanan for an impressive win via footlock over a very tough opponent, Steven Moore (EFR), at Heat MMA Charity Fight Night in Antrim on March 2nd 2019.
Congrats to Michal Lelek for taking silver at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in London in March 2019. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam – London is part of the UAEJJF World Ranking and Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Qualifying Series. The silver medal comes after Michal’s gold medal in the European Championships.
After the success of our very first and second courses in August and December 2018 we are delighted to announce our third beginners’ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 8-week course! Enrol now, and benefit from: 8 weeks of beginner Jiu Jitsu classes (Monday, Thursday and Saturday) plus Open Mat (Wednesday). That’s over 24 classes worth £144! Tatami Read more about *Sold Out* 8-Week Beginners’ BJJ Course with Gi + Black Belt instructors *limited to 10 spaces* #3[…]
On Saturday 9th February 2019 BJJ School Belfast were delighted to host Team Torres Derry head coach Martin McLaughlin for a guard passing seminar. Covering the over/under position, made famous by Bernardo Faria, Martin delivered a fantastic seminar looking at entrys and common problems associated with the position. Over the next few weeks our Advanced Read more about Seminar Report: Martin McLaughlin[…]
Huge news! Congrats to blue belt Michal Lelek who won gold at the European Championships in Lisbon on January 17th 2019. Read more about New European Champion for BJJ School Belfast!