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.

BJJ Clubs in Northern Ireland

Town or CityAcademy NameCountyHead InstructorEmailTelephoneWebsiteSocial Media
BelfastQUB BJJ De La RivaAntrimWaqar Ahmed EmailFacebook
BelfastGracie Barra BelfastAntrimProfessor Graham Keys - Black BeltEmailWebsiteFacebook
BelfastKyoujin Fight AcademyAntrimProfessor Peter Lavery - Black BeltEmailWebsiteFacebook
BelfastSBG BelfastAntrimDamien MulgraveEmail07788 963026Facebook
Next Generation / Gracie BarraAntrimRodney Moore Email07708 713494WebsiteFacebook
BelfastJiu-Jitsu Brotherhood BelfastAntrimCole Porter028 9031 2377Facebook
RMNU IrelandAntrimJustin McGibbonEmail07340 707859WebsiteFacebook
Ballymoney/BallycastleKyoujin Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Ballymoney & BallycastleAntrimDavid O'NeillEmail
CraigavonKyoujin/BJJ Revolution CraigavonArmaghFacebook
DerryTeam Torres DerryDerry/LondonderryProfessor Martin McLaughlin - Black Belt 07835 635306Facebook
DerryTeam Evolve / Team Ryano BJJ Revolution TeamDerry/LondonderryJason McCabe 078 1237 7469WebsiteFacebook
Causeway Combatives Brazilian Jiu JitsuDerry/LondonderryEmail07882 498001Facebook
Team Torres Limavady
MagherafeltYodha Martial ArtsDerry/LondonderryRyan Roddy07821230873Website
NewryTeam Torres NewryDownProfessor Sebastian Torres - Black Belt07754665215WebsiteFacebook
Carryduff/BelfastBJJ School BelfastDownProfessor Alan Lowry - Black Belt
Professor Eddie Salisbury - Black Belt
Professor Ciaran Toal - Black Belt
EnniskillenTeam Torres Fermanagh
Fermanagh07955 351818Facebook
SBG Strabane
TyroneGarath Vaughan
+353 87 928 2358
DungannonBlack Dragon Brazilian JitsuTyroneRay ColemanFacebook
HolywoodForge GrapplingDownMike Summers
BelfastTrickster BJJAntrimWaqar AhmedTrickster BJJ
BelfastNew Ground Jiu Jitsu AcademyAntrimSimon HutchinsonNew Ground

NewtonardsStealth BJJ NIDownKarl CaseyKinetic BJJ

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BallymenaKinetic BJJ AntrimMartin Brammfield / Gavin WhyteKinetic 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. Marty Knocker (2020)
  14. Justin McGibbon (2021)*
  15. Jonny Burrows (2022)
  16. Mark Hance (2022)
  17. Aaron Devin (2022)
  18. Simon Hutchinson (2022)

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

*Note: Justin is South African.