Shorinji Kan Japanese Jiu Jitsu in the city of York UK - First session free!

Japanese Jiu Jitsu encompasses the throws and groundwork of Judo, striking of Karate, and Joint locking techniques of Aikido with a focus on self defense.

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ALL: Next grading - 25th March 2023

At sheffield University

ALL: Instructor Course - Open to All Grades

University of York, 26th February 0930-1400

TOWN: Re-opening after Christmas and New Year Closure

We re-open on Fri. 13th Jan - Come and have a go!


What is Jiu Jitsu?

Jiu Jitsu is the unarmed martial art of the medieval warriors of Japan - the Samurai. To understa...

Club Locations

The jiu jitsu clubs train in different locations to one another. The city centre is based around...

Training Times

The clubs in York train at different times of the week, mostly in the evenings. Training times c...

Beginners Guide

So you want to learn Jiu Jitsu? Well follow our step by step guide to getting started and you wo...

Club History

Our Jiu Jitsu clubs have delivered training to thousands of residents, students and visitors, hav...

Training Costs

The costs around training are kept to an absolute minimum. The clubs are run by volunteer instru...