About Us

The Instructor
Daniel Carruthers

Daniel Carruthers is a Brazilian Jujitsu Brown belt under Dicki Martin, the IBJJF Black belt world master Jujitsu champion 2014. Daniel has over 25 years of martial arts experience and has been the British heavyweight Combat Jujitsu champion 5 times.

Daniel also holds:

4th Dan in Functional Jujitsu

3rd Dan in Combat Jujitsu

1st Dan in Anglo Japanese Jujitsu

Black belt in Baron Omidis Kick Fighting

Daniel and his BJJ club represent and fight under the Carlson Gracie team. Daniel is also a member of the MAAS organisation run by Soki Brian Dossit. Both he and his students are insured by MAAS.

Our classes

In addition to the anti-bullying schools programme, Daniel also runs combat Jujitsu and MMA classes at The Indian Gymkhana, Thornbury Avenue, TW7 4NQ. These classes are for age 16+ and students can compete in Jujitsu competitions and enter amateur MMA events.

MMA Kickboxing/Striking and Gi Grappling:

Every Tuesday
19.00 – 21.00

No Gi Grappling:

Every Friday
19.00 – 20.30

General martial arts etiquette

Demonstrating the correct martial arts etiquette is considered one of the optimum levels of practice in the arts, and shows the training of a student’s mind, body and spirit. An instructor who teaches etiquette within their class is considered a singular teacher who cares for the students at a higher level. Etiquette tests in Mind-Body-Spirit Martial Arts are part of the process for testing higher grades and ranks.

Displaying appropriate etiquette shows refinement and elegance within the art but also demonstrates how martial artists can transform a negative situation into a positive one.

Most martial arts disciplines follow similar ethics and guidelines for respect for oneself, others, nature and the arts. These are rarely written down. Instead they are passed down verbally from one generation to the next. These codes of polite behaviour are a crucial aspect of the arts because, as martial artists, we are always striving to improve our mind, body and spirit.

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