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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 forms of self-defence in the world.

BJJ will take you on a journey. There will be highs and lows as you constantly challenge both your body and mind. It is a sport that forms close bonds with its practitioners and where the benefits of living a healthier lifestyle are encouraged and rewarded.Our aim at Carpe Diem BJJ London is to provide you with a safe and progressive environment that can support you on your journey. Whether your goal is to exercise and get fit, or to train and compete like a pro, we’ll be here for you and we’re sure you’ll have an amazing time.

YOSHI TAMAKI

Carpe Diem BJJ London Director

Why Carpe Diem London?

Carpe Diem BJJ began 10 years ago in Tokyo, Japan and has become one of the most renowned dojos in the country. It has now grown internationally with over 20 academies worldwide. Our head instructor Yoshi Tamaki has been working for Carpe Diem BJJ under Yuki Ishikawa (founder of CDBJJ) for many years and was Head Instructor at the Aoyama dojo prior to moving to the UK. With his extensive knowledge and experience, Tsuyoshi has brought the unique brand of Carpe Diem BJJ to British shores, where students can expect the highest quality of instruction with the class, sophistication and professionalism embedded in his Japanese roots.

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