Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
We have three BJJ coaches at Fight City, black belts and highly respected Alain Guerro Pozo (Head Coach) and Sarah Merriner. Purple Belt Tommy Yip, one of the UK's most exciting up and coming competitors.
Alain Pozo (head coach) is a BJJ black belt under Wilson Junior of the Carlson Gracie team. One of the first students of the renowned Zé Radiola academy during the late 1990s, Pozo travelled the world settling in the town of Colchester – Essex, England, where he developed some of England’s most promising jiu-jitsu competitors, competitors such as Taylor Pearlman, James Costa, Janis Rietskins, to name a few.
Sarah Merriner. Prior to finding BJJ, Sarah spent 5 years training in Traditional Jujitsu, where she was undefeated in sparring and ground fighting competitions, winning multiple national championships. Sarah then began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in June 2008, achieving the rank of Black belt in 2015. She competes in Gi and No-Gi regularly at both domestic and international tournaments. Sarah has been teaching classes in London and Essex for over 10 years and has proven her ability to develop absolute beginners into successful athletes.
BJJ is FITNESS, SELF-DEFENSE, AND A PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Beginners
experienced and want to go over the basic again. You will practice in pairs specific movements and
given tips to take away with you to set you up for all other BJJ classes.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Kids
techniques. We have children of vary abilities, some as young as 5 who are just getting used to the
environment and the structure of a training session.