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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

BJJ FOR BEGINNERS - Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm 

If you have never trained in BJJ before, we provide the perfect structure for you to learn the basics and progress.  Our BJJ Syllabus classes take you through the belt programme appropriate for you so that you can learn the essential positions, techniques and rules to BJJ. This programme is on a rotation so that you can experience all areas of this training several times in order to become proficient at them.  As you progress, you will be awarded stripes that will lead you to your next belt.  Once you have achieved your blue belt, you will be able to include the BJJ Drilling and Sparring classes and Competition BJJ in your training schedule. 

BJJ Drilling and Sparring - Monday and Wednesday at 7pm

For people who have been training for a few months and understand the movement and principles of BJJ, these sessions allow you to practice the techniques you have learned live. 

BJJ Competition Training - Saturday 10am - 12pm

Whether you are aiming to compete or not, this class takes your training to the next level and will help you understand the application of your techniques better. The class is intense and will also improve your conditioning. It is essential training for those hoping to enter a competition and also great if you want to continue improving your BJJ and just support your fellow teammates. 

Mixed BJJ Training Thursday 1pm - 2pm

This lunchtime session will stay within the theme of the week but will be taught as a mixed group. Suitable for all levels. 

What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

BJJ is a martial art that uses leverage to out position and ultimately submit your opponent in a variety of ways such as chokes holds, arm bars, shoulder locks and more.

It is said, 9 in 10 fights end with either one strike or go to the ground, it is an absolute must to have some ground training that can be applied to a self defence scenario.

We have a great community feel in our classes and have students from all walks of life including doctors in physics, solicitors, web designers, bankers, teachers, policemen and students.

Fighting Fit Martial Arts is the premier facility to practise BJJ in Manchester boasting two highly skilled and experienced black belt instructors: actively competing black belt and Paris IBJJF Open Bronze medallist, Martyn Cahill and 2 time IBJJF European Champion at brown belt and silver medallist at black belt, Anna Mayne.

"Jiu-jitsu is personal efficiency to protect the weaker, which anyone can do. It is the force of leverage against brute force."
~Helio Gracie

Class Information


Start End Class
18:00 19:00 Syllabus BJJ
18:00 19:00 Syllabus BJJ
19:00 20:00 Advanced BJJ
10:00 12:00 Competition BJJ
13:00 14:00 BJJ
19:00 20:00 No Gi
13:00 14:00 No Gi Submission Grappling
19:00 20:00 Foundation No Gi Submission Grappling
18:00 19:00 Syllabus BJJ
19:00 20:00 Advanced BJJ
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