Shorinji Kan Jiu Jitsu in the city of York

Welcome to YorkJitsu the web site about Jiu Jitsu Clubs in the beautiful and historic city of York. The web site features a wealth of information about the ancient Samurai fighting art known as Jiu Jitsu and about the clubs in and around the city.

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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...

Latest News


CITY: Traffic Management

Road access changes are in effect for 4 to 15 March 2019 around the Bootham area in York. this will affect access for the city centre club sessions.

CITY: Half Term Training

During the October/November 2018 half term there will be an alternative access route for the school where the city centre club trains.

CITY: May Training Restrictions

Due to instructor availability and bank holidays, there will be a couple of changes to the May 2018 training schedule at the city centre club.