Jiu-Jitsu International UK - JJI organises national and international events, training camps and the exchange of teachers between affiliated clubs and organisations, all of which are bonded by a commom commitment to serve the traditions of honour, selflessness and contribution to the development of the Art of Jiu-Jitsu and of the wellbeing of others.
Soke Richard Morris - Richard Morris’s first contact with Martial Arts was over 60 years ago when his father and uncle returned from the Burma Campaign. There they learned Martial Arts and passed their knowledge on to Richard. His first real teacher was Prof. Alf Morgan who was a Catch Master and the first man in the UK to be taught Jiu-Jitsu by Sensei Yukio Tani.
Hanshi Olu Bamgbose - Long time student to Soke Morris, Co-Ordinator of Jiu-Jitsu International UK, Instructor, well respected, and above all, a close friend. Hanshi Olu has been Sensei Martin's (and Jeff's) Sensei for 30 years now and long may the relationship continue.
Sensei Martin Westbrook (Head Instructor of Yanagi-no-Ki) - Has over 40 years experience in martial arts, 30 of which are in Jiu-Jitsu, and other arts ranging from Judo, Kung-fu, and various weapons systems amongst others, and is one of only 3 fully qualified Yamabushi-Ryu Kyujutsu instructors in the whole of the UK.
Sensei Jeff Bathurst (Assistant Instructor of Yanagi-no-Ki) - Also a life long friend and himself well versed in Jiu-Jitsu with over 30 years experience.
The Kids are coming!...
Jinsoku Jiu-Jitsu - Sister Jiu-Jitsu club run by Kyoshi Mally Holmes and Sensei Pauline Holmes in Luton and the only other fully qualified Yamabushi-Ryu Kyujutsu qualified instructors in the whole of the UK.
Eastway Jiu-Jitsu - Sister Jiu-Jitsu club formerly in the Eastway Sport Centre, now based in Chingford and runs weekly classes Monday evenings.