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October 3rd 2019 - Free Introductory class

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About Us

Club Info and Instructor


Newbury BJJ is a proud member of the Paraestra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu family under head instructor Sensei Yuki Nakai in Tokyo. 

Newbury BJJ is an affiliate of Basingstoke School of Martial Arts under Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Kevin Hall and an associate of Paraestra UK under head coach Jeff 'Ippon' Lawson.

Newbury bjj currently offers three weekly classes of the worlds most effective self defense and fighting art. Head instructor and club owner Steve Byrne is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt under black belts Kevin Hall, Jeff Lawson and Yuki Nakai. He has over seventeen years experience of training in a variety of martial arts disciplines and as a school teacher he knows how to deliver focused, enjoyable classes.



"Stephen is a brilliant teacher, loads of patience and adapts so well to those with lots of experience and newbies. Great classes if you want to learn a new discipline to challenge your body and mind this is perfect for you." -  Amy Phillips PT

"Great instructor, great group of guys. If you want to train in BJJ this is the place to go." - Dave Giddings Martial Arts Instructor & Hall of Fame inductee.

 "Fantastic training, friendly and knowledgeable. Great instructors and welcoming training partners. The only place in Newbury to learn to grapple." - Scott Davis

"Great sessions, really informative with a friendly bunch of people. Highly recommended." -  Jenny McCowie

Classes & Philosophy


Four weekly classes of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Newbury taught in a friendly, respectful environment. 

Tuesday class focuses on developing Brazilian jiu jitsu specific movements alongside technical acquisition and drilling. 

Thursday class is open practice.

Saturday class focuses on fitness, techniques and live sparring (rolling).

Friday morning class is invite only no-gi.

The primary aim of martial arts training at Newburybjj is to teach students to learn and apply Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques in a safe, respectful and ego free environment. 

To discover

To practice

To develop

To create

To share


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Newbury Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

11 Poplar Place, Newbury, West Berkshire, England RG14 1NA, United Kingdom





Tuesday 8.15pm - 9.30pm (Shaolin Tigers)

Thursday 6.00pm - 7.00pm (Newbury Judo Club)

Friday 06.30am - 07.30am (Newbury Judo Club)

Saturday 09.30am- 11.00am (Newbury Judo Club)

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