Dedicated beginners BJJ lessons – Mondays and Thursdays every week – 7 – 8 pm. All seven lessons during the week are open to beginners. We will lend you a clean Gi for the first few lessons. Learning BJJ brings many benefits: good physical health, fun, friendship, practical skills, confidence, promotes a healthy mind. We have lessons on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights – also Saturday mornings – open to all belt levels. We’re two minutes walk from Kingston bridge.
Our adult beginners BJJ lessons focus on the following:
- A basic takedown
- The closed guard
- How to escape if someone is sitting on your chest
- How to escape if someone is laying across you
- How to stay on top of someone to control them
- How to control someone from the side – side control
- Two basic submissions used when underneath someone
- Two basic submissions used when on top of someone
- A way of reversing someone if you have them in your guard
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Our BJJ for beginners lessons are designed to give people with absolutely no Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience, a good understanding of the fundamentals of the art. The lessons are self-defence based – and are suitable for men and women that would like to try BJJ to gain some valuable skills.
Lessons are led by Diccon Lynes – who has extensive teaching experience.
Your first week of training is free.
Our beginners Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu lessons take place on Monday and Thursday nights from 7 – 8 pm. Other training sessions available to beginners, intermediates and the advanced, take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights. We also train on No-Gi on Saturday mornings.
The team benefits from the extensive experience of Leo Negao – 28 years Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience, 18 years as a black belt and widely regarded as one of the very best black belts in the UK.