Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
We offer the very best coaching and instruction in Brazilian Jiujitsu (BJJ) and NoGi Jiujitsu / Submission Wrestling. Our classes for adults and children are taken by the first and only BJJ black belt in the area Professor Neil Williams and Brown belt national champion Russell Evans. Our systematic approach to the grappling art of BJJ ensures our adults and children students learn the fundamentals of Jiujitsu and are supported step by step through their development in the sport andart.
Brazilian Jiujitsu is the fastest growing combat sport and art in the world and the most effective martial art of modern times.
We have an unrivalled junior and adult Judo programme with the highest level of experienced coaching available in the area. Head of Dragons Judo academy Stephen Abberley is a former national team professional judo competitor and assistant national team coach. Prior to his success of coaching judo players at national and international level Stephen himself was a highly decorated Judoka representing Wales and Great Britain. In additional to his impressive accolades at Judo Stephen is a Brazilian Jiujitsu Brown belt and British Champion.
We have a successful mixed martial arts team led by professional fighter Brad Evans. Brad is a skilled striking coach having previously trained in many striking arts and sports before transitioning to Mixed martial arts (MMA). In addition to his striking coaching skills Brad is an experienced NoGi grappler and holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu. Brad is an active competitor on the national pro MMA circuit and has a fantastic reputation of bringing through new talent into UK Mixed Martial Arts.
Our kickboxing classes are fantastic for both women and men. We are part of the WCKA (Welsh Contact Kickboxing association) and offer pad work, semi and full contact kickboxing to suit all needs and abilities. Kickboxing is a fantastic opportunity to get fit and learn an effective striking art and sport in a fun environment and our female and male black belt instructors Richard Lewis and Mandy Lewis support and cater for all abilities and experience.