As part of the British Ju Jitsu Association National Governing Body the club trains competitors for both national and international competitions. The World Governing Body JJIF Rules are used for all our International Squad selection programme.
All competitions arranged by the BJJA(GB) are designed to follow rules and regulations which safe-guard the welfare of the students taking part in them. Safety is considered the primary concern at all competitions.
Types of competition
- Ground Fighting
- Kumite (Sparring)
- Single Man, Empty Handed Kata
- Single Man, Weapons Kata
- Random Attack
- Pairs Demonstration, Empty Handed
- Pairs Demonstration, with Weapons
Qualified Coaches, Qualified Referees
Bedford Jujitsu has Level 4 Senior Coach qualified instructors (full list of registered coaches can be found on the BJJA website here).
The club has instructors qualified on the BJJA referees course and we are currently in the process of obtaining JJIF qualifications too.
One of our female competitors has been asked by the BJJA to compete in the World Championships, following her successful title defence in 2010 as British Gold Medallist – women’s Kumite (sparring).