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Junior BJJ in Newbury

Classes for 7-14 year olds every Thursday from 5.15pm-6pm. First class is always FREE.

Building little champions on and off the mat through self confidence, self awareness, self control and self defence.

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 four 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. 

Monday evening class is taught in the gi and focuses on technical acquisition.

Thursday evening class is open practice.

Friday morning class is no-gi submission grappling.

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

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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Sensei Yuki Nakai

Head of Paraestra in Tokyo, Sensei Yuki  Nakai talking about martial arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

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Newbury Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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






6.15pm - 7.15pm  (Adults)


5.15pm - 6.00pm  (Kids Class 7-14)

6.00pm - 7.00pm  (Adults)


 6.30am - 7.30am  (Adults)


 09.30am- 11.00am  (Adults) 

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