Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do I need to be fit to start Ju-jitsu ?

No, you can make it as gentle as you like and raise your fitness to whatever level you like. Ju-Jitsu class structure usually starts with a warm up, then Ju-Jitsu techniques. This process inevitably improves general fitness, flexibility and improves stamina which equips you better for the rigours of day-to-day life.

How much does it cost?

Mat fee’s vary on the location of the Bushido clubs. There’s annual insurance cover

How can I be sure that the club is reportable ?

The BJJA structure is designed to ensure that qualified Coaches deliver safe, quality Ju-Jitsu. The Coach award system is widely regarded as being one of the best in the world. All BJJA Clubs are required to have a qualified BJJA Coach who holds a current First Aid Certificate and full personal indemity insurance. The Association has a strict child protection policy and ensures all Coaches complete personal disclosure documents prior to being granted a Club licence.

Do women do Ju-jitsu ?

All our classes cater for both sexes and our Ju-Jitsu techniques are suitable for women.

What is Ju-jitsu ?

Developed in Japan, Ju-Jitsu is a form of martial arts for defeating an opponent without the use of a weapon.
The name translates as “flexible art”, which reflects its emphasis on manipulating an opponent’s own strength against them.

With an emphasis on a wide range of throwing, joint manipulation, blocking and striking techniques and weapon work, the Bushido academy style of Ju-Jitsu has been developed specifically to give you the confidence to defend yourself in the modern world. Ju-jitsu techniques are utilised by police and armed forces worldwide, which is testament to the efficiency of this ancient martial art.