Ladies self defence classes will begin mid January 2016, the class will have a female Instructor who has been personally taught by Grand Master Den Butler. Get in quick Ladies as places are limited, Tel 07903 445336 to confirm your place on the 6 week course.

Cost is £30.00 p.p.

Also starting is an Anti Bullying program for 10-17 year olds, same number as above to book a place.

Den Butler awarded 10th Dan

On 21st March Den together with Master Trevor Roberts 5th Dan and Sensei Tom Pottinger 3rd Dan travelled to Denton, Manchester where Grandmaster Den Butler was promoted to 10th Dan Ju Jitsu. This is the first 10th Dan to be awarded by Cobra Martial Arts, who have 50,000 plus members, Dens promotion was presented by Master Andrew Morrell, President of the CMAA.

On the same day Master Trevor Roberts was presented with his 6th Dan Ju Jitsu, this had been arranged by Den and came as a complete surprise to Trevor who had expected to get his certificate presented to him at the Melksham Dojo.

Senior gradings at Melksham

Sunday 15th February 2015, location Melksham Dojo.

4 senior students who were eligible to try for their next belt began their exam at 12 mid day. first up was Greg Dodds followed by Steve `Seasick` Morris,then Jon Reeves then last but not least was Pete Mantova.

The results of the gradings were……..

Greg Dodds promoted to Green Belt

Steve `Seasick` Morris promoted to Red Belt

Jon Reeves promoted to Green Belt

Pete Mantova promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt

New Dan Grade for Melksham

Congratulations to Gavin Pressler, after several weeks of being scrutinised during his lessons Gavin did his final testing on Wednesday 16 July 2014 and was awarded his 1st Degree Black Belt in Genshin Ju Jitsu.

Well done Gavin from everyone at the Melksham Dojo.

On the same day Pete Mantova was awarded his 1st Kyu, well done mate.

Cross training pays off for Abigail

Abigail Pickavance has been training in Ju Jitsu for some time now and has obtained the grade of Blue Belt.
On Sunday Abby took her Black Belt exams in TKD and was awarded her 1st Degree Black Belt