You live in the Bridport area and you like to start martial arts training? Ichinen Bridport is the right address for you. Master Horst D. Lindenau, qualified sports teacher , black belt in various style and a teacher for Jiu-Jitsu for 30 years runs the school.
We are a friendly bunch of people and always welcome beginner at any time. Here are some FAQ and answers for you:
Can I have a look at the session before joining?
Yes, we have an open door policy and anybody is welcome to watch our classes.
When can I start as a total beginner?
You can start at any time. The lessons at Ichinen Bridport are structured to your needs and capabilities.
Are my previous experiences in other martial arts recognized?
We welcome martial artists from any discipline. As Jiu-Jitsu is an all style system every skill will add to the whole. And we offer Anti Terror Combat too.
What do I wear to start with?
Wear something loose and comfortable. A T-shirt and a tracksuit bottom, or any Gi from previous practice other the martial arts will do.
How much does it cost to train Jiu-Jitsu?
The first two lessons at Ichinen Bridport are £ 10. This is for 1.5 hours training each session. After that you chose a tariff which suits your personal needs.
Do I need to be fit before start?
You can join our Bridport school at any level, as long there are no real medical issues they stop you. Fitness should be no barrier to start Jiu-Jitsu. We make you fit.
What about age? Does it matter?
No, it does not matter at all. We run classes for children (6-14) and adults (14-65 at present) and there is no age limit.
Is Jiu-Jitsu suitable for women?
Yes of cause it is. There is no difference.
Do you do grading?
Yes we do. Belts are used as an indicator of progress, knowledge and experience. Look at our syllabus. You can become a black belt yourself!