We are Carpe Diem Bjj London

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We are Carpe Diem Bjj London! Director/Black Belt Tsuyoshi Tamaki Instructor/Purple Belt Oliver Lee Instructor/Brown Belt Alexandre Avakiants Photo by shezimanezi

Let jiu jitsu complement your life

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Our classes are open to everyone and your first trial class is free! Just drop in for a session if you live around Elephant and Castle tube. Come train with us and let jiu jitsu complement your life!

Why I Love Jiu-Jitsu

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I often like to muse over why I love jiu-jitsu so much. For those of us who have let the sport enter into our lives, we are only too aware that it can quickly become a huge part of it. For many, it can become all of it. Perhaps it fills a hole that we weren’t aware even existed. It … Read More


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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is one of the fastest growing martial arts in the world today. The vibe in BJJ is different to a classic martial art (such as karate or aikido). Its style and culture make it feel more like a street sport, such as skateboarding or surfing, but with the added benefit of being one of the most efficient … Read More

Small details can make big differences

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Small details can make big differences. I just taught some simple attacks from the closed guard. Hope you guys enjoyed them and keep on drilling them efficiently.

CDBJJ LONDON 1st class

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That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for us at Carpe Diem BJJ London! It’s been one of the most pleasing moments since I’ve moved to London. Thanks for coming to our class. See you guys at again at 7pm on Thursday!


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Tomorrow at 7pm we’ll start our first class at LSBU Sports Centre (Google map) which is within walking distance from Borough, Southwark and Elephant and Castle tube stations. The class is open for visitors or anyone looking to join us permanently. All belt levels are welcome. We’ll give one free class to visitors who are London residents. From the second … Read More

Carpe Diem Bjj got 1st place at All Japan

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Carpe Diem BJJ achieved 1st place as an academy at the All Japan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship. In addition the CD boyz conquered their divisions. Their hard work has paid off. Great job and congrats!! The Asian IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship will be the next big event in Japan. Carpe Diem BJJ is going to hold a training camp in preparation for … Read More

ALL JAPAN Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship

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CD boyz are going to compete at ALL JAPAN Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship this weekend. The event will be broadcasted on FRESH. You can watch it for free. Don’t miss their fights!