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Why Al Ansaar Sunnah Sports

Al Ansaar’s instructors have many years of experience in teaching these sunnah sports. All teachers are qualified and have the requisites for working with children and adults alike.

What will you learn in the Al Ansaar Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Club?

  • an understanding of the core movements of Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ)
  • how to escape from comprising positions (such as being pinned or trapped by a person)
  • a selection of basic ways to cause an opponent to submit, effective for real life situations
  • improved mental strength and concentration


ages 16+

£5 a week fee (payment taken at the class)

Limited places




Frequently Asked Questions

No, there are no prerequisites for joining this course.

If it’s been a while since you’ve exercised or you have health issues or concerns, it’s a good idea to talk to your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.

Students will need to be wearing the appropriate clothing: a Gi and rash guards (top and bottoms).

Below are some links from which you can purchase a Gi and rash guards. For Gi’s, use the size charts provided by the link to find your size.


Gi’s vary in cost, depending on brand, quality, and workmanship. You can expect to pay between £50 to £60 for a basic Gi, with higher quality ones often costing more. The following are some recommendations:

Please note: some Gi’s are sold without a white belt. If so, please ensure you purchase a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belt separately. BJJ belts have an area of black cloth (called a ‘bar’), approx 7 cm long, rectangle in shape, that wraps around one end of the belt.

Rash guards

In completing this 8 week introductory course on Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ), students can expect an improvement in their overall fitness in addition to a familiarisation with the core movements of BJJ.

BJJ is arguably one of the most effective self defence systems developed in recent times. It is practical. It provides excellent strength, agility, and other health benefits. And, like all true arts, it trains one to defeat the ego before trying to defeat the opponent.