Sensei's Burogu - What A Year!
We’ve been open now for 12 months and what a year it’s been. Time has flown by and to say the club goes from strength to strength is an understatement.
Since opening in October 2017, we’ve
Held our annual junior awards night recognising 90 students for their achievements
Entered a team of 43 students in our annual Masters of Martial Arts Competitions in Whalley
Won 34 medals at that event
Achieved over 11,500 individual student attendances in the last 12 months!
Have nearly doubled the number of students
We’re now open 5 days a week
Have 25 different classes per week
Started our new Dragon Tots programme for 3 year olds
Have a successful ladies only class
Now have a weekly junior and adult competition class
Entered a team of 10 students in the national British Ju Jitsu Competitions
Won 5 medals at that event with two juniors medalling at their first visit
Introduced our Star Student of the Month awards chosen by five Sensei’s to recognise student efforts.
Fundraised & donated now towards 15 defibrillators for Blackburn Primary Schools
Successfully applied for Community Amateur Sports Club Status
Held our second annual general meeting of the sports club
Welcomed students from our Audley Club who have joined us
Have organised our own Academy competitions with 54 entrants
Have appointed a parent/student director
Our own website www.mmablackburn.co.uk is now regularly ranking 2nd for martial arts in Blackburn
Masters of Martial Arts Academy is set up to provide opportunities for, and to promote participation in Ju Jitsu in our own Blackburn town centre full time venue.
We couldn't have done any of this without the support of you - the students and the parents.
For that we thank you all
Keigu (Kind Regards)