NI BJJ Clubs Map – BJJ Clubs in Northern Ireland

Map of every Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in Northern Ireland (Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Derry/Londonderry, Tyrone)

This website provides a map of BJJ Clubs in Northern Ireland, and a table listing every Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) academy with a BJJ blue belt and above instructor, for counties Antrim, Armagh, Derry/Londonderry, Down, Tyrone and Fermanagh. The information presented here is intended, solely, for the purpose of helping prospective students find a nearby Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy, whether they be in Belfast or Derry, Newry of Armagh. If you have any corrections or additions, then please contact the site admin.

Northern Ireland BJJ Clubs Map

BJJ Clubs in Northern Ireland

Town or CityAcademy NameCountyAddress (Click to open map)Head InstructorEmailTelephoneWebsiteSocial Media
BelfastQUB BJJ De La RivaAntrimQUB De La Riva, Queen’s University Belfast Physical Education Centre, Botanic Gardens, Belfast, BT9 5EXWaqar Ahmed EmailFacebook
BelfastGracie Barra BelfastAntrimUnit 3 Prince Regent Trade Centre, Prince Regent Rd, Belfast, BT5 6QRProfessor Graham Keys - Black BeltEmailWebsiteFacebook
BelfastKyoujin Fight AcademyAntrimFrames Complex, 2-14 Little Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2JDProfessor Peter Lavery - Black BeltEmailWebsiteFacebook
BelfastSBG BelfastAntrimCentaur Gym, 19 Arthur St, Belfast, BT1 4GADamien MulgraveEmail07788 963026Facebook
Next Generation / Gracie BarraAntrim24, George Street, Ballymena, County Antrim BT43 5AP Rodney Moore Email07708 713494WebsiteFacebook
BelfastJiu-Jitsu Brotherhood BelfastAntrim45 Ravenhill Road - Unit 3
BT6 8DQ Belfast
Cole Porter028 9031 2377Facebook
RMNU IrelandAntrimRMNU Ireland, 51 Mallusk Rd, Newtownabbey BT36 4PX
Justin McGibbonEmail07340 707859WebsiteFacebook
LisburnTeam Torres LisburnAntrim
Team Torres Lisburn, Unit 213, Enterprise Crescent, Lisburn
Ryan McCartaine
Ballymoney/BallycastleKyoujin Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Ballymoney & BallycastleAntrim
Kyoujin Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Ballymoney
Silversprings Shopping Centre
Market St
BT53 6EB
David O'NeillEmail
CraigavonKyoujin/BJJ Revolution CraigavonArmaghKyoujin/BJJ Revolution Craigavon, Craigavon Leisure Centre, Brownlow Road,
Craigavon BT65 6DL
DerryTeam Torres DerryDerry/LondonderryRobinson Enterprise Park, 4, Pennyburn Industrial Estate, Londonderry BT48 0LU
Professor Martin McLaughlin - Black Belt 07835 635306Facebook
DerryTeam Evolve / Team Ryano BJJ Revolution TeamDerry/LondonderryTeam Evolve, Unit 6, 1st Floor, Orchard Business Park, Pennyburn Industrial Estate, Derry, BT48 0LUJason McCabe 078 1237 7469WebsiteFacebook
Causeway Combatives Brazilian Jiu JitsuDerry/LondonderryUnits C, 5 Hillmans Way, Ballycastle Road, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 2DFEmail07882 498001Facebook
Team Torres Limavady
26c Catherine Street, Limavady, BT499DB
MagherafeltYodha Martial ArtsDerry/Londonderry
40 Airfield Road, Magherafelt, Northern Ireland
Ryan Roddy07821230873Website
NewryTeam Torres NewryDownCompound Martial Arts and Fitness Centre, 25 Win Industrial Estate, Newry, BT35 6PHProfessor Sebastian Torres - Black Belt07754665215WebsiteFacebook
Carryduff/BelfastBJJ School BelfastDown
BJJ School Belfast (BJJS Verso Fitness Unit 5 McKibbin House, Eastbank Rd, Carryduff, Belfast BT8 8BD
Professor Alan Lowry - Black Belt
Professor Eddie Salisbury - Black Belt
Professor Ciaran Toal - Black Belt
EnniskillenTeam Torres Fermanagh
FermanaghBody Works Gym, Tempo Rd, Enniskillen.Bodyworks Gym Enniskillen
Unit 1a, Business Park Tempo Rd, Enniskillen BT74 6HR
07955 351818Facebook
SBG Strabane
TyroneRiverside Leisure Centre, 2 Lisnafin Park, Strabane BT82 9DQ
Garath Vaughan
+353 87 928 2358
DungannonBlack Dragon Brazilian JitsuTyroneDungannon Leisure Centre, Circular Rd, Dungannon,
BT71 6BH

Ray ColemanFacebook
HolywoodForge GrapplingDownForge Grappling, A17 Harbour View, Heron Road, BT3 9LE Belfast Mike Summers
BelfastTrickster BJJAntrimTrickster BJJ. 44-46 Corporation Street 2nd floor Child, Belfast BT1 3DEWaqar AhmedTrickster BJJ
BelfastNew Ground Jiu Jitsu AcademyAntrim New Ground Jiu Jitsu Academy, 2-6 Union St, Belfast BT1 2JF

Simon HutchinsonNew Ground

BallymenaRMNU BallymenaAntrimKinetic BJJ Ballymena, 22 Bog Rd, Ballymena BT42 4HHKinetic BJJ

BJJ Clubs in Northern Ireland represented at the recent 2016 NI BJJ Open, held at the Valley Leisure Centre, Northern Ireland

BJJ in Northern Ireland

The history of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in Northern Ireland starts in the late 1990s.  As of 2018 there are eight black belts from Northern Ireland, they are:

  1. Graham Keys (2012)
  2. Paul McVeigh (2013)
  3. Alan Lowry (2015)
  4. Peter Lavery (2015)
  5. Martin McLaughlin (2015)
  6. Ciaran Toal (2016)
  7. Edward Salisbury (2016)
  8. John McTasney (2018)
  9. Conor Dunbar (2018)
  10. Seamie Strain (2019)
  11. Robert Cullinan (2019)
  12. Waqar Ahmend (2019)
  13. Justin McGibbon (2021)*

Note: Sebastian Torres teaches and trains in Northern Ireland, but he is from Brazil.

*Note: Justin is South African.