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Welcome to BJJ Chelmsford

Are Looking for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes in Chelmsford? Then BJJ Chelmsford is For YOU!

Part of Laurence Sandum’s Black Belt Martial Arts Academy, BJJ Chelmsford is Chelmsford’s longest running Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) club. Please take a look around the site, where you will find the latest BJJ NewsPhotos, and Videos.

Proper Technique, Every Time

At BJJ Chelmsford, attention is paid to correct technique and body mechanics, meaning maximum effectiveness and safe training.

Get Fit and Learn to Defend Yourself with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

With our BJJ classes you will feel better and feel more capable at the academy and at home, whilst learning a time-proven martial art.

Top Affiliation

BJJ Chelmsford is affiliated to the United Kingdom Martial Arts Self Defence Association(UK MASDA).

What now?

BJJ Chelmsford is enrolling new members each and every week, including absolute beginners,helping them to better themselves by learning a martial art that is effective in both competition and self defence, in a safe and fun environment.

Latest Posts

Rener Gracie on the Philosophy of Gracie Jiu Jitsu

A great video of Rener Gracie discussing the philosophy of Gracie Jiu Jitsu

Dave Birkett Armbar Mastery Seminar at BJJ Chelmsford in February 2014

Returning for his first seminar this year at Laurence Sandum’s Black Belt Martial Arts Academy, Dave Birkett gave an excellent armbar mastery seminar. The three hour session started off with some armbars from the Gracie Jiu Jitsu self defence syllabus. Attention then switched the floor. Using his layered approach to learning, Dave broke down progressions of the… Click To Read More

First Essex Submission Only BJJ Competition – Results

The official results for the 1st Essex Submission Only Competition, held on 25th January 2014 are as follows: White Belt <70kg Gold Simon Kag Mauricio Gomes Origin BJJ Team Silver Jakub Szolek Team Harper   <80kg Gold Thomas Davies Mauricio Gomes Origin BJJ Team Silver Bryan Munce SD Martial Arts   <90kg Gold Damian Szudra… Click To Read More

Jon Hegan Teaches Cross Body at BJJ Chelmsford in January 2014

Fresh off his promotion to Black Belt under Royce Gracie at the Valente Brothers Winter Belt Ceremony in Miami, we at BJJ Chelmsford were lucky enough to have Jon Hegan come in to teach aspects of the cross body position. Jon spent time to explain the different type of pressures and controls that can be… Click To Read More

Mark Phillips Seminar at BJJ Chelmsford in November 2013

Continuing the series of outstanding Gracie Jiu Jitsu seminars held at the academy in 2013, BJJ Chelmsford members were in for a treat when Mark Phillips gave his seminar in November. Mark Philips, a GJJ Black Belt under Marc Walder, spent the session focusing on aspects of the guard and ways to deal with somebody… Click To Read More