Welcome to Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Firstly, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Fight City Gym is focused on teaching both the techniques of the disciple. During your classes you will further benefit from a series of aerobic exercise, which work together to optimize the student’s performance in the sport. Secondly, our classes are not only ideal to lose weight and improve fitness, but also help build confidence in all aspects of your life.
Our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches at Fight City. Black belts and highly respected Alain Guerro Pozo (Head Coach) and Sarah Merriner. Brown Belts Tommy Yip one of the UK’s most exciting competitors and Mateusz Flaga from Poland. And finally purple belt Hesham Ali.
Our professional coach, Alain Pozo (head coach) is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 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. Here he developed some of England’s most promising jiu-jitsu competitors, such as Taylor Pearlman, James Costa, Janis Rietskins, to name a few.
Sarah Merriner is another amazing coach at Fight City Gym. Prior to finding Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu , Sarah spent 5 years training in Traditional Jujitsu. During this time 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.
BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU FOCUSES ON FITNESS, SELF-DEFENSE, AND A PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Beginners
Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes focus on the basic techniques which makes it the perfect class for those members who are completely new to the sport. Our beginners Brazilian jiu-jitsu fitness classes are also great for experienced member who want to go over the basics again. Lastly, we structure each session by grouping members into pairs, giving you the opportunity to learn specific movements. Our professional trainers will guide you and give tips which you can take away and apply to other Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Kids
We have 2 BJJ classes each week for kids in Balham. Thursdays at 5pm and Saturday morning 10:30am. Suitable for children from 5 up to 15 to come in and practice 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.
Check out our class timetables and book your class with us today.