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The club's Instagram account is @budokaijutitsu


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Thu 21 Dec 2023

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The NORAD Santa tracker is doing its job again this year. Check it out now to bookmark it for Christmas Eve to see where Santa is

Mon 13 Nov 2023


A collage of some of the pictures from the club's 25th Anniversary celebration in Nicola's on Saturday 11th November. More pictures can be seen in the blog

Wed 1 Nov 2023

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Litherland Sports Park hosts anti-bullying and self defence sessions for ages 4 to 16 on Saturdays at 12pm.

The session is in the first floor studio - the first session is free!

Sat 16 Sep 2023


The newest addition to the club's flag collection

Fri 15 Sep 2023

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Junior Kumite Competition Saturday 9 September 2023 at Litherland Sports Park.
Well done to those that participated in bouts. 
Congratulations to all the medal winners!
Videos of some of the bouts are on YouTube, they're in a playlist 

Mon 4 Sep 2023

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The club is running a Kumite (karate sparring) event for its juniors. The fighters entry fee is £5 each. Spectators are welcome, there is no entry fee for spectators. The event is at 12pm on Saturday 9th September in the 1st floor studio in Litherland Sports Park. Please contact a coach to book your place

Tue 24 Aug 2023

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The junior sparring competition is in about 2 weeks. It replaces the usual Saturday session in Litherland Sports Park at 12pm. Each fighter will have at least 2 bouts. Fighter's entry fee is £5, spectators are free. Contact a coach to book your place

Tue 15 Aug 2023


Another event to celebrate our 25th anniversary is being held in Litherland Sports Park on Sat 9 Sep at 12pm. The Facebook event is here Please contact a coach to confirm a fighter's place

Thu 3 Aug 2023

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Ten days to go to the junior groundwork competition. Contact a coach to book your place

Thu 20 Jul 2023

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As part of the club's celebrations for its 25th anniversary of founding a groundwork competition is taking place on Sunday 13th July in the Bootle Dojo. Details can be found in this Facebook event.
Contact a coach to book your place or for more information

Mon 17 Jul 2023

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The link to the Facebook event for Paul Sheridan's visit on Sunday 23rd JulyThe link to the Facebook event for Paul Sheridan's visit on Sunday 23rd July

Tue 11 Jun 2023

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The club now has a presence on Threads.

Tue 4 Apr 2023

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One of our young students is raising money for homeless veterans of The British Armed Forces.
This links to an article in the Liverpool Echo SchoolGirl 8
You can donate via a Facebook page
Good Luck Angel! 

Sat 11 Mar 2023

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One of our young students is taking part in a Royal British Legion fund raiser to help homeless veterans, This involves sleeping outside their home.
More information can be found at this link
You can sponsor Angel by seeing her at a class on a Saturday.
If you want to you can pass funds at other training sessions, you can pass the money to a coach.
If you are unable to make a session you can pass funds to Angel via club accounts. Please contact a coach if you do not have details of our club accounts.
Good Luck Angel!

Fri 20 Jan 2023


Gong Hei Fat Choy!
Happy Chinese New Year!
Gong Xi Fa Cai!
2023 is the Chinese Year of The Rabbit.
The oldest Chinese community in Europe is celebrating the new year over the weekend of Friday 20 January to Sunday 22 January.
More information is at this link
Enjoy the celebrations!

Fri 7 Nov 2022


A lorry has damaged the pedestrian bridge at the junction of Dunningsbridge Road and Park Lane (The Park Hotel junction). I understand it needs to be dismantled and the work will be done over the weekend, closing Dunningsbridge Road. This would also affect Park Lane. If you are travelling to Litherland Sports Park for the session tomorrow please check your route

Thu 23 Nov 2021

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The club coaches wish BKJJA students, their family and friends of the club a very Merry Christmas. We hope you get everything you wish for.

To help us know when our gifts are arriving this is a link to the NORAD Santa tracker

Have a brilliant Christmas everyone!

Tue 30 Nov 2021

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Our governing body, NAKMAS, has issued new information regarding mask use being compulsory from today (Tuesday 30 Nov) in England. You can see the article here

If you have any queries or issues please contact a club coach

Tue 23 Nov 2021

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Government advice is changing regarding Covid in the run up to Christmas. We should test before we go to 'high risk' situations. you can get free tests by using this webpage

Thu 4 Nov 2021

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On Wednesday 10 November we have a guest coach. All ages of students are welcome to attend.

Thu 4 Nov 2021

Interior of Nicola's restaurant

The club annuals awards meal is on Saturday 27 November at 7pm in Nicola's Restaurant, South Road, Waterloo. If you wish to book a place please contact a coach

Sat 17 Jul 2021

Stomach Throw

Tue 15 Jun 2021

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England stays in Step 3 of lockdown from Monday 21 June. Some changes are being made, none of the changes from 21 June affect any of the club's hygiene protocols. More information is on this webpage
There are no changes to the Return To Play status. Those under 18 are in phase 3, where contact is allowed - keeping risks to a minimum. Adults are in phase 2 - no contact, working with pads, bags etc.
Where kit is shared it must be cleaned between use.
Social distancing is required.
Masks must be worn, they are not needed during exercise or by seated spectators. When holding bags or pads for under 18s adults must wear a mask

Wed 9 Jun 2021

Schools Out album cover

Some of our students are in year 11. They are moving to 6th form or higher education.

Fri 14 May 2021

Anthony McCarty Missing Poster

A club member has a family member who has been reported missing.

The BKJJA's blog has a picture and contact details if you should sight or know the whereabouts of Anthony McCarty.

Please feel free to share the link

Tue 27 Apr 2021

The club's Chest Badge

Parents, family and family friends need to stay aware that child abduction is active in the UK. Information about protecting children is available at this website
A recent incident with a student that trains with the BKJJA makes it imperative

Wed 31 Mar 2021

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The club is starting outdoor sessions on from Easter Saturday 3rd April.
Check the image's alt text to see the club's message about the requirements

The alt text is as follows

The club is starting outdoor sessions on from Easter Saturday 3rd April. Adult students and parents and guardians of under 18 students need to be aware of the precautions the club is taking to keep students, spectators and coaches safe before, during and after classes.

Please review this web page


The club is running sessions outdoors as follows:

* Outdoor sessions require students and spectators to wear appropriate clothing for the weather; participants must take precautions including hats and sun creams to protect from the sun


* Participants and spectators must self-assess before coming to any activities – being aware of any symptoms and staying away as necessary. If you feel ill with Covid like symptoms or have been in contact with someone with Covid please do not attend a session


*Temperature checks will be done prior to a session starting. Those that the equipment identifies as having a high temperature cannot train or spectate. A person identified by the club as having a high temperature will be advised to seek medical advice

* Spectators and participants must be prepared to continue to adhere to legal gathering limits before and after any activities, acting responsibly and limiting transmission risk wherever possible.

* Participants are choosing to take part in a modified version of the BKJJA syllabus and lesson plans, including any relevant Covid-19 measures, and will comply with these measures as a condition of participation.

* All members need to ensure membership/insurance are up to date to be able to participate in sessions

* Spectators are only allowed for the supervision of U-18s (for safeguarding) and that they must remain socially distanced from other households


* Where any fees are due they should be made using contactless methods whenever possible. Cash is accepted and is best presented using an envelope with details of the fee on the outer of the envelope. The BKJJA's payment register must be correctly completed


* A register to help with NHS Track and Trace must be completed. A QR code will allow people to advise they have attended or spectated using the NHS app. Contact details for each party at the session must be placed on the register .


* Adult students – one coach with five adults


* Adults are able to do pad and kick shield work work (masks to be worn by the adult holding the pads etc.)


* Under 18 students – one coach with up to fifteen students


* Adult and junior students can be at the same session (no mixing unless they are in the same household)


* Under 18 students can do pad work and some limited contact work


* Club equipment will be available. Any BKJJA equipment used during a session will be correctly cleaned before and after a session. Any club items which are shared must correctly cleaned between use. Club equipment that is used may change between sessions to help with lesson plans. Grappling dummies, focus pads and kick shields will be at each session


* Personal equipment can be used. Personal items must not be shared


* Students need to bring a towel and drinking water. These items must not be shared


* The BKJJA is following the NAKMAS document 'Return To Training Plan' v1 March 2020 and any updates to it that are published. Requirements may change as part of government, Sport England or NAKMAS actions. If any compliance items need to be changed or added they will be undertaken as promptly as possible and publicised using BKJJA's usual contact methods

Sun 21 Mar 2021

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Our first outdoor session post lockdown is confirmed. Easter Saturday 3rd April, 12pm at Brook Vale Recreation Grounds L23 3YB. Outdoor seesions can be cancelled at short notice because of poor weather. Places are limited and safety protocols will be in place. Please contact me to book a place.,-3.0176593,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x487b247a8c6daaab:0x9c60e66ac77c5069!8m2!3d53.4726179!4d-3.0154706

Sat 13 Mar 2021

Peter wearing a red nose

Another event we have to make up for when we can meet face to face again! I was given the nose in advance of this year's Red Nose Day - Friday 19 March

Mon 8 Mar 2021

Gi bottoms showing it's string ties

If only someone had shown me this years ago - my gi bottom threading would've been reduced to minutes rather than hours

Sat 6 Mar 2021

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For those of that don't have school age children in our lives a short summary of Step 1 Part 1 of the government's roadmap. From Monday 8 March: Schools open, school sports indoor and outdoor allowed. Care homes can have a single visitor. People can meet 1 to 1 outside to socialise or exercise; As it's a summary more information can be found on the government's website:

Thu 25 Feb 2021

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NAKMAS corona virus update

Fri 12 Feb 2021

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The latest addition to the club's collection of flags. Let me know which nation this is the flag of. Club juniors may get a surprise


Max and Vicky accurately identified the flag.

Wed 27 Jan 2021

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I've updated the club's YouTube channel. If there's items you'd like to see on there please let me know

Fri 15 Jan 2021

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If you are missing Ju Jitsu please check our social media and the club website. The club's YouTube channel has some videos that may help until we're back training face to face
If club members would like videos uploaded related to a personal preference please let me know

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