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Two New Brown Belts

Two New Brown Belts at New School BJJ!!! The front row of our grade order line up has gotten a little bigger! Two of our students, Ryan Graham and Dwayne Ewart, were recently awarded their well deserved brown belts. Everyone who trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) knows that there’s really no room for chasing grades. There are martial arts styles and systems out there where you can earn a black belt after three to four years of dedicated training. Unfortunately, BJJ isn’t one of them. On average, it can take around ten to twelve years to be awarded a BJJ black belt. To earn a brown belt could take seven to eight years and that could entail training four or […]

Australian Bushfire Charity Seminar

Australian Bushfire Charity Seminar On the 24th January 2020, New School BJJ hosted a fundraising seminar in aid of those that have been affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia.  The event was organised by one of our team members, Chris Wodzinski, who is from Australia and felt passionate about doing something to help those who have been affected by this natural disaster.  Chris set up the welcome table with information and photos that showed the devastation that the fires have caused, not only to humans but to wildlife as well.  Rather than have the attendees pay a set fee, they were told that they could just make a small donation that would go towards those that have suffered from […]

Kevin Chan NS Youth Squad Session

Kevin Chan New School Youth Squad Session Sundays are usually a day of rest but not for the New School BJJ Youth Squad!!! After an hour of MMA training, the kids jumped straight into a competition and sparring session run by Kevin Chan, head coach of Kamon BJJ!!! Kevin got the kids to do rounds of specific sparring from guard and

The Lineage

LINEAGE Japan to Brazil to New School BJJ!!! By Jasen Vassoodaven Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is relatively new to the UK, when you compare it to other combat styles and systems, but it has had a huge impact on the martial arts world. Despite its ever-growing popularity, a lot of people who have never heard of it before, can’t understand how a Jiu-Jitsu art is Brazilian, when Jiu-Jitsu is supposed to come from Japan. Furthermore, people who train in traditional martial arts are very proud of having a lineage that they can trace to the founder of their art. This justifies the legitimacy of what they are practicing, in some cases, more than the actual ability to apply what they are learning […]

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