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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport based on ground fighting and submission holds. It focuses on the skill of taking an opponent to the ground, controlling one’s opponent, gaining a dominant position and using a number of techniques to force them into submission via joint locks or chokeholds.

Our club has been based in Chichester for over 10 years, with members coming from many different backgrounds and disciplines. We are an affiliate of One Jiu-Jitsu which is lead under our head coach Ivam Maciel. Classes are taught by our senior instructors who have been all been training under professor Ivan for many years.

We encourage a relaxed atmosphere in our club, practicing a range of rule sets and styles. Our classes are split between Gi and NoGi Jiu Jitsu. We collectively complete frequently with our members winning medals in regional, national and international competitions.

We are always welcoming to new beginners and returning practitioners. Many of our members have train with other clubs and gyms. Not just in the UK but around the world, with members even training in Brazil learning under Jiu-Jitsu legends such as Ricardo De La Riva and Eduardo Brigadeiro