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Get in Shape
BJJ is a great way to get in shape while learning a valuable skill
BJJ is designed to give a weaker but skilled opponent the advantage in a fight
Learn to manage stress
You will learn the value of staying calm in intense (but safe) situations
Our coaches are dedicated and tested in the most prestigious competitions
Fun for the whole family
We offer kids, teens and adult classes for beginners
Just sign up and make an appointment to start as soon as you wish
About the head coach
Our Head instructor Darragh O Conaill is both Irelands youngest and most decorated Black Belt. Training in Jiu Jitsu for close to 10 years, Darragh has travelled the world (America, Brasil, Austrailia, Europe) for both competition, training and teaching experience. As a competitor Darragh has amassed over 200 matches and more titles than any Irishman, medalling at the Worlds biggest events (European / Pan American Championships).
While as a teacher he has trained at multiple world class academies around the world, gaining valuable insight into the best coaching methods available. Thanks to that he is able to provide arguably the best highest of BJJ in Dublin. Darragh believes Jiu Jitsu can benefit everyones life, whether it’s for fitness, self-defence, confidence or self-improvement, he aims to inspire people to practice the art for the rest of their lives.
Rafael Lovato Jr.
Hear what the 3x World Champion
had to say about ECJJA and his
experience with training BJJ in Dublin.
Do I need to be fit to start martial arts?
Is ECJJA just for “fighters” or “competitors” ?
Does what you teach really work?
I have no experience in training martial arts or i am too old.
Our academy has students from ages 8 to 60! No experience is required to begin! Our classes cater for students of all levels from beginner, to intermediate and advanced! Our classes are structured so that from day one you will be working with others of your own level and with instructors to give you personal attention.