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Classes are held at:

St Gabriel's Halls,
Churchill Gardens, Pimlico, London SW1V 3AA

Closest access point is Lupus Street, Glasgow Terrace.


Classes are held every:

Adults 16+ yrs: 6:15pm - 8:00pm

And at:

The Ministry of Defence in Whitehall

Invitation Only Classes

6:00pm - 8:30pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Du to the fact that the Whitehall calsses are held at secure premises at the Ministry of Defence, prior clearance must be obtained in order to attend these classes (except for MOD emplyees).

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First 2 Lessons Free

Contact: Sensei Peter McCarney

Tel: 0777 0392 350






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Imperial Jikishin Ju-Jitsu Club is run by
Sensei Peter McCarney- 4th DanSensei Peter McCarney

Imperial Jikishin Ju Jitsu Club has been running since the 1993, and attracts students from all backgrounds.

The club has now been taken in hand by Sensei McCarney who has been training and teaching at Imperial for a number of years, The previous Senseis who successfully ran the club were Sensei Steve Halcrow, 2nd Dan, Sensei Seymour Yang, 2nd Dan and Sensei David Tedora, 2nd Dan who left to teach English in Japan. The club traditions continue today.

Imperial offers students, both novices and those who have previously practised a Martial Art, the chance to learn, fast, effective self defence techniques and applications.

The Imperial Jikishin Ju-Jitsu Club (IJJC) is a friendly place to learn the Japanese martial art of ju-jitsu.? Everyone is welcome regardless of ability or previous experience.?

Ju-jitsu is a practical self-defence oriented martial art based around throws, joint locks, pressure attacks and self-protection applications.? We offer a syllabus-based class where you will learn techniques involving these elements, and many more aspects to this fascinating martial art.

First two lessons free!

If you are interested in learning more, we offer two free taster classes.? All you need is some comfortable, loose-fitting clothes (e.g., t-shirt, jogging bottoms).? No footwear is necessary.?
If you would like to continue training with us after these two classes, all you need to do is complete a membership form to join the Jikishin Ju-Jitsu Association and UKMAGB (membership fee currently ?25 per year)..
Classes are then just ?8 each ? you pay this per class when you can attend.


The following are all practised regularly here.

Jikishin Ju Jitsu Syllabus
Self Defence
Weapons Kata & Applications
Open Hand Kata & Applications

Sensei Peter McCarney:
4th Dan
Level 2 Weapons
DBS (CRB) Registered
Emergency Aid trained
SportsCoach UK Registered.