Kokoro Kai Ju-jitsu Association

HarrowLodge Leisure Centre, Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 1JU.

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Equality & Diversity

We’re thrilled to announce that Mark and Claire Fitzgerald, esteemed members of the BJJAGB Board, have renewed and successfully completed their Equality and Diversity program! ūüĆü This achievement underscores their dedication to fostering an inclusive and equitable environment within our ju jitsu community. Their commitment to promoting diversity enriches our organisation and ensures that everyone

June Gradings

The weekend of June 15 & 16 is when we held our Jnr and Senior Kyu grading’s.¬† we had students from our¬† Barking, Hornchurch& Rainham clubs testing out their skills to great success on the 15th..¬† Followed¬† by the Seniors from Kokoro Kai and Wakarishin having their turn too shine the following day.¬† A great

Kokoro Kai & Wakarishin 16th Course & Championships

So many photos and happy memories being shared right now following our annual Southend International Course & Championships at the weekend. Thanks to all our highly experienced and exceptional instructors for their dedication to Ju-Jutsu, their teaching and to all students who took part. Also, appreciation and thanks to spectators and parents for their continued

Armed Forces Coaching Course

Sensei Mike Holden and Mark Fitzgerald Lead British Ju Jitsu Coaching Course for British Armed Forces at Colchester Barracks   In a landmark collaboration between British Ju Jitsu coaching officers ¬†and the esteemed British Armed Forces, Sensei Mike Holden and Mark Fitzgerald recently spearheaded a comprehensive coaching course at the Colchester Barracks. The course aimed

BJJAGB Referee & Officials Course 2024

National Governing Body Referee and Officials Course Produces Outstanding Performers**   13/14th April 2024   In a remarkable display of dedication and skill, participants of the National Governing Body Referee and Officials Course have emerged as shining stars, showcasing their brilliance in officiating Ju Jitsu Rules and regulations requirements. The course, held at Walsall ¬†saw

March Kyu Gradings Juniors & Seniors

Our first gradings of this year took place on March 2nd & 3rd .  First up it was the Junior Classes from Barking, Hornchurch and Rainham. Who showed all the skills they had learnt in the build up to the grading.  Then on the 3rd it was time for the snrs to show of their

2023 Dan Gradings

December 9th 2023 was the date for this years Dan Gradings.  whith students giving it their all Kokoro Kai is proud to have,  Jnr Black Belts :- Milo Bayuagi, Elliot Crawford, Fraser Crawford.  1st Dan :- Holly Cook.  Second Dan:-Max Peaty, Anthony King.  Third Dan:- Edward Peaty, Harry Fitz-Gerald. A great result for all the students

November Gradings

The weekend of November 4th & 5th were when we held our last gradings of this year.  The 4th had our Juniors from the Barking, Hornchurch and Rainham clubs testing out their skills to great success.  Followed on the 5th by the Seniors from Kokoro Kai and Wakarishin having their turn too shine.  A great

British Ju-Jitsu Association GB National Championships 2023

On Saturday 2nd September 2023, eighteen students from Kokoro Kai took part in this year’s British Championships. The venue was the Walsall Sports Centre in the grounds of Wolverhampton University. Some members of the team arrived on the Friday evening to enjoy the comforts of the Park Inn Hotel in Walsall.  Here they soaked up the exciting atmosphere