Tag : Jiu Jitsu

Randori National Tournament: Groundfighting Our Way to Victory

7 months ago / 0 comments

On Friday 23rd February, the LUU Jiu Jitsu Society attended the annual Randori national competition, based in the Benham Sports Arena, Northampton. The Randori nationals consist of training and competing with different Jitsuka from different clubs, where the event is run and taught by the most senior instructors in the … Read More

Toting a medal haul for LUU Jiu Jitsu

2 years ago / 0 comments

The members of the Jiu Jitsu Society arriving in Northampton on Friday 24th February were a bit on the tired side, after a long drive down on the M1. For several members it was their first time going away with the club for the bi-annual Nationals weekend, which was jam-packed … Read More

Why Martial Arts societies kick-ass

4 years ago / 0 comments

Many new members of the University have expressed the interest to start training in a martial art, but it is difficult to decide which is right for you and what makes them all different. Aren’t they all just about fighting? No martial art is better than another, but rather the … Read More

Sport | Five more super sports societies at Leeds University

4 years ago / 0 comments

Last week we brought you five great sports societies at Leeds University, but because there are just so many we decided to bring you even more this week. Take a look at some of the University’s other sports societies below…. Ultimate Frisbee   Ultimate Frisbee is a friendly and sociable … Read More

Sport | BUCS – Once Ippon a time in Jiu Jitsu

5 years ago / 0 comments

Glorious gold may have proved elusive on this occasion but it was still another successful weekend for LUU Jiu Jitsu who came back from The Jitsu Foundation’s Judo Nationals with a fistful of medals. Connor Evans (yellow belt) bagged the first of the club’s five medals winning bronze in his first ever Judo … Read More

Sport | Sport Society Showcase

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union have around 50 sports and martial arts clubs to choose from, and LS Sport have handpicked four of the most unique and exciting on offer. Korfball Korfball is one of the most unique sports around. The society consists of two teams competing in four different leagues and … Read More

Grappling for Gold

6 years ago / 0 comments

Ranvir Singh 1/3/2013 Kalare Judo It’s that time of year again when the world of Jiu Jitsu takes a break from the norm and tries its hand at Judo. Forget about showing off the perfect technique and the ‘gentle art’ at its very best and concentrate on the one-on-one competition … Read More

LUU Jiu Jitsu Crowned National Champions

6 years ago / 0 comments

  2nd at the 2010 Atemi Nationals. 4th in 2011. Good results but not good enough when you know you’re the best. This year was set to be the year that LUU Jiu Jitsu finally took its rightful place at the top of the mountain and that’s exactly what happened. … Read More

Jiu Jitsu lay down Martial Law

6 years ago / 0 comments

It’s called a ‘V’ after the shape that is formed by the attackers you are facing. Does it look intimidating? Good. It’s supposed to. The attackers are about to be sent out in waves, one after the other with a variety of weapons. Make sure you’re ready because you’re about … Read More