JIU JITSU AT ICHIBAN

Traditional Japanese Jiu Jitsu

Jitsu is a martial art based on the traditional styles of Jiu Jitsu that originated and developed in medieval Japan.

The style we practice is Shorinjikan Jiu Jitsu, often referred to simply as Jitsu.

It is a progressive martial art that offers a means of personal and physical development, as well as an effective system of self-defence. We teaches the modern and unique Shorinji Kan system of Jiu Jitsu.

With over 3000 active members and several hundred instructors - including specialists in modern sport forms, traditional forms, weapons training, first Aid and Shiatsu, The Jitsu Foundation is the largest single-style Jiu Jitsu organisation in Britain.

JIU JITSU CLASSES

JUNIOR JIU JITSU

We offer jiu jitsu classes to children from age 4 years+. 


Our junior jitsu classes focus on developing the important foundation blocks for further study of jiu jitsu.

Classes are fun, physical and help beuild confidence in young people.  

Our junior classes are held on Wednesdays 17:30-18:30. 

SENIOR JIU JITSU

Our adults jiu jitsu classes take place on Monday evenings 20:00-21:30. 

Beginners are always welcome to these sessions, which are specifically non-intimidating and welcoming. 

Regular training can help to improve strength, fitness, flexibility, co-ordination and posture.

Moreover, most people find over time that Jitsu improves their self-esteem and self-confidence.

 

ABOUT JAPANESE JIU JITSU

Jitsu is a martial art based on the traditional styles of Jiu Jitsu that originated and developed in medieval Japan.

It is a progressive martial art that offers a means of personal and physical development, as well as an effective system of self-defence. We teaches the modern and unique Shorinji Kan system of Jiu Jitsu.

With over 3000 active members and several hundred instructors - including specialists in modern sport forms, traditional forms, weapons training, first Aid and Shiatsu, The Jitsu Foundation is the largest single-style Jiu Jitsu organisation in Britain.

Based on the principal of using an aggressor’s energy to their own disadvantage, Jitsu skills can be used by men, women and children to counter aggressive situations ranging from unwanted harassment to armed physical assault.

The core of the art comprises a system of throws, joint locks and strikes. Many of the techniques do not require much physical strength to be efficient

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

3rd Dan Senior Instructor

RAJ SOREN

34 Years Tarining in Jiu jitsu Tertiary fellow, Director Jitsu Foundation Juniors Instructor and examiner, plus 7 Years training in Aikido 

 

Rajset up the Bradford Jitsu club in 2001. We have clubs in 5 different venues based in schools and community centre and have lots of fun as a family and now expanding classes in Leeds  

Raj started training back in 1984 at Manchester Polytechnic, under Sensei Jeff Thompson, and over the years won a number of competitions and ran a number of university clubs including Manchester, Salford Nottingham and Loughborough. 

It’s a great feeling to be able to see juniors and seniors develop their skills in ju jitsu and pass gradings. We have managed to have win 15 junior national and international competitions and trained in Canada, USA, Amsterdam and South Africa.

Bob Jones 07793 487098

332a Meanwood Rd, Leeds LS7 2JF, UK

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