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1st Lesson free

No joining fees!

No membership fees!

No Contracts!

What is BCJJA Ju-Jitsu?

The Barry Cook Ju-Jitsu Academy is an authentic, traditional Japanese Ju-Jitsu Dojo. We have no interest in impressing anyone, nor do we train to put on a show, we train for health, knowledge and defence.

Are you a Governing Body?

We run as an independent Japanese Ju-Jitsu Dojo, but we also hold a selected membership of national and international governing body in order to maintain knowledge, further development and to create lasting friendships. We are registered members of the I.M.A.F. Europe.

Are the Instructors well trained?

Yes. We ensure that all instructors have the highest Ju-Jitsu Qualifications available. We have a uniquely comprehensive Instructor training program that utilizes formal RQF teaching qualifications registered with Ofqual.

What shall I wear for the class?

You can come to your first class in normal sports clothing, (T-Shirt and Tracksuit Pants), and when you join we will give you a FREE Ju-Jitsu uniform and the BCJJA and I.M.A.F. Europe UK patches.

At what age can I join?

We accept students from 5 years old and have no upper age limit. We believe that Ju-Jitsu is for everyone who is willing to learn.