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Maintained by Peter Smith

Attitude Dance Studio Attitude Dance Studio, 3A Aintree Road, Bootle Merseyside L20 9DL. Phone the Director of Attitude Dance David Heath on 07523 296728 for further information about the venue. This is the location of the main BKJJA dojo. Parking is on street or in the car wash next door to the studio (only to be used if the car wash is closed).
Litherland Sports Park. Boundary Rd Litherland Liverpool L21 7LA. Telephone: 0151 288 6288. This Sefton Council Sports Centre is the training venue for the junior's Saturday class. It is close to Bootle Golf Course. Parking is on site.
Anfield Sports and Community Centre. Lower Breck Rd, Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside L6 0AG. Telephone 0151 263 6186.
Aris Hotel. Rue du Marché aux Herbes 78-80, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium. Telephone +32 2 514 43 00. This hotel is close to the Grand Place.
Aroma Restaurant. 279 Beverley Rd, HULL HU5 2TH. Telephone 01482 448499. This was called the Furama Cantonese Restaurant, now specialises in Chinese, Peking, Szechuan and Cantonese. The restaurant is next door to the Dorchester Hotel.
Arsenal Tram Station, Brussels. Arsenaal or Arsenal Tram Station, Boulevard Général Jacqueslaan 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels. This tram stop is close to Le Chat murals and Etterbeek Sports.
The Atomium. Avenue de l'Atomium, 1020 Bruxelles, Belgium. This venue is a major Belgian tourist attraction. It is well worth a visit.
Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College, Northern Ireland. 2 Castle Park Road, Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland BT20 4TB. This academy is a venue used for ju jitsu in Northern Ireland.
Belfry of Bruges. a major landmark and tourist attraction in Bruges.
Barnstondale Centre. Storeton Lane, Barnston, Wirral CH61 1BX. Telephone 0151 648 1412. This venue is used for sporting events for disadvantaged young people in the wider Merseyside area.
Beechwood Recreation Centre. 18 Beechwood Drive, Beechwood, Wirral CH43 7ZU. Telephone 0151 678 8020. This recreation centre is a venue used by the WIJJF.
Belfast. a city the club visits.
Belfry of Bruges. a major landmark and tourist attraction in Bruges.
Belgium. a favourite place to visit Belgium.
Belvedere Park. Belvedere Rd, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 0RQ. Telephone 01283 531111.The UMA use this venue for their competitions.
Bootle. Just north of Liverpool, It can be reached from the end of the M62 (Rocket Roundabout - Junction 4), then follow the signs towards Bootle (Docks); or the end of the M57 (Junction 7) and the end of the M58 (Switch Island) and follow the signs for Bootle.
Bootle Cricket Club Firwood Bootle Cricket Club Wadham Road, Bootle, Liverpool, Merseyside, L20 2DD. Telephone 0151 922 1442 Fax 0151 922 1442.
Bootle Stadium. Maguire Ave, Bootle, Merseyside L20 9PQ. Telephone 0151 523 4212. Off Southport Rd, near to Stuart Rd playing fields. Parking is available in the stadium grounds. This venue closed to the public in the Spring of 2006.
Broughton Hall High School. Yew Tree Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L12 9HJ. Telephone 0151 228 3622. A school the club provides self defence sessions to.
Bruges. a beautiful Belgian city the club has visited.
Bruges Fleamarket. a market held on Saturdays and Sundays (except in winter) with some interesting bric-a-brac.
Brussels. home city of dojos the club visits.s
Brussels Central Station. Carrefour De L'Europe/Europakruispunt 2, 1000 Brussel, Belgium. The station is where the shuttle for Charleroi airport arrives at.
Brussels Metro Bourse Station. This metro station is close to Hotel St Nicholas.Also known as Beurs station
Brussels Metro De Brouckère Station. This metro station is not far from the Grand Place
Brussels Metro Stuyvenbergh Station. This metro station is close to the Budo Bruxelles dojo. It has statues on the walls of the platform.
Budo Bruxelles. Rue Emile Wauters, 50, 1020 Bruxelles. This venue runs several martial arts clubs including ju jitsu.
Cardinal Heenan School. On Honey's Green Lane at the junction of Blackmoor Drive, not far from Alder Hey Children's Hospital. Parking is in the school grounds or on street. Regular sessions are no longer held at this venue.
Campanile Hotel. Beverley Rd Freetown Way, Kingston upon Hull HU2 9AN. Telephone 01482 325530. The hotel is close to the railway station and city centre.
Carver Road Community Centre. Carver Rd, Horninglow, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire DE13 0GQ. This competition venue is used by the United Martial Alliance (UMA).
Cavendish Dojo. The Cavendish Dojo is in The Club House Community Centre, Elm Avenue, Hull HU8 8PZ. Parking is on street. The Club House was formerly known as the Humberside Police Youth and Community Centre. Training is on Tuesdays 730pm to 930pm, Thursdays 6pm to 730pm and Saturdays 1pm to 3pm
Charleroi Airport. Rue d'Heppignies 6043, Ransart, Belgium. This airport is close to Brussels.
Christ Church WIJJF Dojo. WIJJF - Eagle Ju Jitsu Dojo, Sports Hall, Brattan Road, Birkenhead CH41 2US. This sports hall is the venue for Eagle Ju Jitsu.
Clark Centre. WJJF HQ Barlows Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, Merseyside L9 9EH. Phone 0151 523 9611. This venue has open mat sessions. Ju jitsu students and dan grades from other groups, clubs and affiliations are welcome at their open mat sessions. Contact the centre for details.
Club Isis. Stonedale Retail Park, East Lancashire Rd, Liverpool L11 9BZ. Telephone 0151 545 4800. Club Isis was sometimes used as a venue for competitions. Parking is on site. The venue is close to the Showcase Cinema.
Colne. Close to Burnley, has a sports centre used by students based in Lancashire. Found at the end of the M65 (Junction 14).
Crosby. About six miles north of Liverpool (follow the A565). It can be reached from the end of the M57 (Junction 7) and the end of the M58 (Switch Island) and at Copy Lane Police Station turn right into the Northern Perimeter Rd (A5207), then left into the A565 and follow the signs for Crosby.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel. St. Nicholas Place Princes Dock Pier Dock, Liverpool L3 1QW, Telephone 0151 243 8000 Fax 0151 243 8111. Email This hotel is located near to the Liver Buildings.
Dorchester Hotel. 273-277, Beverley Road, Kingston upon Hull, HU5 2TH. Telephone 01482 343276, Fax 01482 444924. The hotel is close to The Pearson Hotel and the Aroma (was Furama) Restaurant.
Edward's Chinese Restaurant. 20, Great Georges Rd, Waterloo, Liverpool L22 1RD. Telephone 0151 949 0935.
Etterbeek Sports, Brussels. Rue des Champs 69/71 Veldstraat 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels. This sports centre is used by ju jitsu exponents from Budo Bruxelles.
Eve's Guest House. 101, Orrell Lane, Liverpool L9 8BL. Telephone 0151 474 8000. Local B&B used by visitors to Merseyside.
Fairfield's Police Club. The Merseyside Police Sports and Social Club, Prescot Rd, Fairfield. L7 OJD. Telephone 0151 228 2352. Near to the Slaughterhouse Pub. The venue is now closed.
Fearns Sports and Leisure Centre. Fearns Moss, Stacksteads, Bacup, Lancashire OL13 0TG. This venue is used by Sai Martial Arts. Car parking is on site.
Free State Kitchen. 1 Maryland St, Liverpool L1 9DE. This American restaurant is off Hope Street, near the city's cathedrals. Telephone 0151 708 5005.
Genting Casino. Queen Square, Whitechapel, Liverpool L1 1RH. This Casino Club has a restaurant facility. Telephone 0151 702 7610.
Ghent. a beautiful Belgian city the club has visited.
Gilson Hotel. Anlaby Rd, Kingston upon Hull HU1 2PJ. This three star 59 room hotel was called the Stop Inn and before that was a Comfort Inn. Telephone 01482 323299.
Golden Harvest Chinese Restaurant. 11 Litherland Road, Bootle, Merseyside L20 3BY. Telephone 0151 944 2338. This restaurant is run by the same family that run Edward's Restaurant in Waterloo
Goose at the Queens. Derby Square Liverpool L2 7NU. Now renamed All Bar One. A city centre pub near to the Victoria monument
Graslei. This is a beautiful area in Ghent, Belgium.
Greenbank Sports Academy. Greenbank Lane, Liverpool L17 1AG. Telephone 0151 280 7757. This venue was used by students from St Vincent's School for Actionnaires sessions.
Herberg Vlissinghe. Blekersstraat 2, 8000 Brugge, Belgium. A welcoming bar and eatery in Bruges. This pub was founded in the year 1515
Hereford Leisure Centre. Holmer Rd, Hereford HR4 9UD. This venue is used by the The Combat Academy for competitions.
Holiday Inn Hull. Hull Marina, Castle Street, Hull HU1 2BX. Telephone 01482 386341. This hotel is close to Hull's town centre and the marina.
Hotel Windsor. Place Rouppe 13, Brussels 1000, Belgium. Telephone +32(0) 2 511 20 14. This two star hotel is close to the Grand Place.
Hull. (or 'Kingston upon Hull') large scale map, follow the A63 from the east end of the M62. About 130 miles from Liverpool.
Ian Robinson Sports Centre - Merchant Taylors. Liverpool Road Crosby L23 0QP. Telephone 0151 949 9355. This venue is part of the facilities at a Crosby school.
Jeanneke Pis. Impasse de la Fidélité 10-12, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium. This statue is the female version of the Mannekin Pis.
Kensington Community Sports Centre. Jubilee Drive, Kensington, LIVERPOOL L7 8SG. Telephone 0151 261 9598, Fax 0151 261 9849.
Kokob. 10 Rue des Grands Carmes, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium. Telephone +32 2 512 30 77. This Ethiopian Restaurant does not have forks or knives, located a short walk from the Mannekin Pis statue.
Le Cercueil. Rue des Harengs 10-12, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium. Telephone +32 2 511 19 50. This bar has coffins as tables and is close to the Grand Place.
Le Chat Murals. Chaussée de Wavre 550 – 1050 Brussels – Belgium. This wall of murals is part of The Comic Strip Route in Brussels and is not far from Etterbeek Sports.
Liverpool. Large scale map, at the west end of the M62 (Rocket Roundabout). To get to the M62, use Junction 21A of the M6 and go west.
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral St James’ Mount, Liverpool L1 7AZ. Telephone: 0151 709 6271. Liverpool Cathedral is close to the university campus. Parking is on site and also on street.
Liverpool Community College. This link takes you to the home page of the college. It has several venues dotted around the city.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Liverpool L24 1YD. This airport is the closest to the BKJJA dojos.
Liverpool Marriott Hotel. One Queen Square, Liverpool, L1 1RH. Telephone: 0151 476 8000, Fax: 0151 474 5000. A 143 bedroom, 3 Penthouse suite hotel in Liverpool City Centre, part of Marriott International, Inc.
Liverpool University. Maps for the university are found by clicking here.
Manchester Airport. Manchester M90 1QX. This airport is sometimes used by club members.
Manneken Pis. located at the junction of Rue de l'Étuve/Stoofstraat and Rue du Chêne/Eikstraat. This statue is close to the tavern named after it.
Marlborough Hotel.21 Crosby Rd South, Waterloo, LIVERPOOL L22 1RG. Telephone 0151 928 7709, Fax 0151 949 0699. A 17 room bed and breakfast hotel with a licensed bar.
Masonic Hall.22 Hope Street, LIVERPOOL L1 9BY. Telephone 0151 709 2506. This city centre venue is near to the Everyman Theatre. Telephone 0151 709 2506 or 0151 709 2458.
Merton Public House. Merton Rd, Bootle, Merseyside L20 3BW. Telephone 0151 922 3145. At the junction of Stanley Rd and Merton Rd, Bootle L20 3BW
Merseyside Mountaineering Club Hut. Cae'r Fran, Llanberis, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 4SS. You can book the hut by contacting the Merseyside Mountaineering Club.
Middleton Arena. LCpl Joel Halliwell VC Way, Middleton M24 1AG. Telephone: 0161 662 4000. This venue is used for events organised by Katana Jiu Jitsu Club.
MMA Gym Liverpool. 37/39 Great Howard Street Liverpool L3 7AN. Telephone 07981 980 711. This gym is close to the Toy-R-Us shop by the Pier Head.
Molly Rigby's 17-19 Mill Street, Padiham Burnley BB12 8EX. Telephone 01282 778997. This is a private members club in Padiham.
Mushin Martial Arts Academy. 2 Utting Ave E, Liverpool L11 1JS. This venue is the HQ of Muga Mushin Ryu, the venue welcomes BKJJA members. The venue runs classes in several styles of martial arts including ju jitsu.
Netherton Activity Centre. Glovers Lane, Bootle, Merseyside L30 3TL. Telephone 0151 525 5106. Found at the junction of Glovers Lane and Eden Vale, near to Marian Square. The building the club trained at has been replaced.
Netherton Pub Restaurant. Church Road | Netherton, Liverpool L21 5HF. Telephone 0151 928 3657. A pub found close to Bootle Golf Course and Netherton Way.
New Ferry Village Hall Grove St, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5AZ. Telephone: 0151 643 1393. A venue used by Wirral Shotokan Karate Club. Free parking is on site and also on street.
Next Generation MMA Gym. 8A, Oriel Street, LIVERPOOL L3 6DU. This gym was where extra practice was once held.
Next Generation MMA Gym Liverpool. 1, Mount Pleasant, LIVERPOOL L3 5SX. Telephone 07921 645 835 - 07725 673 827.
Nicola's Ristorante. 30 South Rd, Waterloo, Liverpool L22 5PQ. Telephone 0151 928 2862. This Italian Restaurant is near to Waterloo train station.
Oasis Hotel. Oasis Hotel 2 Hart Road, Old Harlow, Harlow, CM17 0HL. Telephone 01279 418411. The venue has two restaurants - The Essence of India and The Old Cathay
Orrell Park Hotel. 109, Orrell Lane, Orrell Park, Liverpool L9 8BL. Telephone or Fax 0151 525 4018. Local hotel used by visitors to Merseyside.
Orrell Park Ballroom. Moss Lane, Orrell Park, Liverpool L9 8AW. Telephone 0151 525 4982. Located near to Orrell Park Railway Station on the Liverpool to Ormskirk railway line.
Padiham. Padiham is about 55 miles from Liverpool city centre, off Junction 8 of the M65.
Padiham Town Hall Burnley Road Padiham Burnley Lancashire BB12 8BS. The Town Hall can be booked for events.
Paradigm Martial Arts Centre Paradigm Martial Arts Centre, 100 Sefton Lane, Maghull Liverpool L31 8BT. This is the location of a former BKJJA dojo. There is free parking on site.
Paringdon Sports and Social Club. Sports and Social Club Paringdon Road, Great Parndon, Harlow, Essex CM19 4QT. Telephone 01279 418411. Has the dojo of Shinseikyu Karate Harlow.
Park House Guest House. Haigh Road, Waterloo, Liverpool L22 3XS. Telephone 0151 928 4343, Fax 0151 949 0947. A guest house run by Augustinian Sisters.
Pearson Park Hotel. 70-72, Pearson Park, Hull HU5 2TQ. Telephone 01482 343043. A 28 room hotel used when visiting the Cavendish Dojo. It is close to the Dorchester Hotel and Aroma Restaurant.
Pendle Martial Arts Academy. 18-26 Colne Rd, Brierfield BB9 5NS. This venue is located above the Co-Op and is off Junction 12 of the M65. This venue is used by Gracie Barra Manchester for competitions.
Portland Hotel. This hotel was in Paragon Street, Hull, England, HU1 3JP and is now closed.
The Purple Rose. Rue Marché aux Herbes 97, Brussels 1000, Belgium. Telephone +32 473 12 95 62. This Tapas Bar and Restaurant is a short walk from the Grand Place.
Queens Dock. Norfolk St Liverpool L1 0BE. Venue for the Liverpool Triathlon.
Queens Picture House - Wetherspoons. 47-49 South Road, Waterloo, Merseyside L22 5PE. Telephone: 0151 949 2070. A Wetherspoon's pub serving food near to Waterloo train station
Royal Hotel.Marine Terrace, Waterloo, LIVERPOOL L22 5PR. Telephone 0151 928 2332, Fax 0151 949 0320. A 25 room hotel with a licensed bar and restaurant.
Royal Toby Hotel, Rochdale. Manchester Road, Castleton, Rochdale, Lancashire OL11 3HF. Telephone: 01706 861861. This hotel is used for events organised by Katana Jiu Jitsu Club.
Shorefield Technology College. Dingle Vale, Liverpool, L8 9SJ. Telephone: 0151 727 1387. This school has sports facilities available for hire.
Springwell Park Community Primary School. Menai Road, Bootle L20 6PG. Telephone 0151 2886054, Fax: 0151 9224517. This school has been used for some training sessions in the community.
St Nicolas Hotel. Rue du Marché aux Poulets 32, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium. Telephone +32 2 219 04 40. This hotel is close to the Grand Place.
St Mary's Fitness Rooms The Fitness Rooms at St Mary's College, 104 Liverpool Rd, Crosby, MERSEYSIDE L23 5TG. Telephone 0151 924 3700. The venue is no longer open to the public. This is a location once used by the BKJJA dojo. Parking is in a local school (The Mount) next to Claremont Rd, though there is limited on street parking in Claremont Rd or Endbutt Lane. This is a link to a hand drawn map. A Handout produced when the club first moved to the Crosby venue has some information about the venue and some other larger (and better drawn) maps.
St Vincent's School. Yew Tree Lane, West Derby, Liverpool L12 9HN. Telephone 0151 280 7757.
Stretford Leisure Centre. Greatstone Road, Stretford, Manchester M32 0ZS. Telephone 0161 875 1414. This Leisure Centre is one of the venues used for sessions with youngsters helped by 'Action for Blind People'.
Sugden Sports Centre Manchester University. 114, Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL. Telephone 0161 200 4026. This venue is used by Manchester University Ju Jitsu Club.
Sunnybank Hotel. This former B&B's address is 12-16, Sunny Bank, Hymers Ave, Spring Bank West, Hull HU3 1LH
Switch Island Leisure Park. has a Picture House and Pub - Switch Island Leisure Park, Dunningsbridge Rd, Bootle, Merseyside L30 6TQ. Found off Dunningsbridge Rd, near to Switch Island (the end of the M57 and M58 motorways).
Titans Gym. Luna House, 3 Thomas St, Birkenhead CH41 5DD. Telephone 0151 647 7870. This gym is a venue used by the WIJJF.
Trend Community Transport. Formerly the Trust for Regeneration and Enterprise Developmet (TREND), Netherton Enterprise Centre, 3, Bridle Way, Bootle, Merseyside L30 4UA. Telephone 0151 285 6115. Located near the Giro (now Santander) site in Bootle. This was a community transport service that has now closed.
Two Brothers Muay Thai Gym. Sandford St, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 1AZ. Telephone 07816972453. 2 Brothers Muay Thai gym is a venue used by the WIJJF.
Walton Sports Centre. Walton Hall Avenue, Liverpool L4 9XP. This venue was used as our secondary training dojo.
Wirral Tennis and Sports Centre. Valley Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 7EJ. Telephone 0151 606 2010. This tennis centre is a venue used by the WIJJF.
Woodlands Private Guest House.10 Haigh Road, Waterloo, LIVERPOOL L22 3XP. Telephone 0151 920 5373.
Woodchurch High School. Carr Bridge Rd, Woodchurch CH49 7NG. Telephone 0151 677 5257, Fax: 0151 678 1906. This school has been used by BKJJA for events.
Woodford Leisure Centre, Hull. This sports centre's address is East Park, Holderness Rd, Hull, HU8 8JU
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