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Josh is the owner and head instructor of Saru Ju Jitsu Academy. He is a 3rd Dan Black Belt and has been studying Ju-Jitsu since 1998. He was awarded his black belt in 2009 and 3rd Dan in 2014 and has been teaching since 2007. Josh is also a brown belt in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu under the Chris Rees Academy and a purple belt in Kickboxing. Josh has a level 3 coaching course qualification under the bjjagb.

 

Notable Accomplishments -

British Open: Bronze - Purple Belt

Manchester BJJ 24/7 Open 2017: Double Gold - Purple Belt

Dorest and Hants BJJ Open 2017: Triple Gold - Purple belt

Zurich International Open: Gold Gi - Purple belt

2-0 Amateur MMA

Naga Elite Champion

Aaron has been training Ju-Jitsu since 2000 and was awarded his black belt in 2010 and 2nd Dan in 2015.

He has been teaching since 2010 and now runs his own Saru Ju Jitsu classes in affiliates, West Cross, Morriston and Penlan. He is also a blue belt in BJJ.

 

Notable Accomplishments

British Champion 2016

Dorset&Hants BJJ Open 2017: Double Gold - Blue Belt

Grip Grappling: Bronze - Blue Belt

Joshua Williams

Head Instructor, Owner, Founder

Aaron Vickery

Head Instructor

(West Cross, Morriston And Penlan)

Tomas Tovey

Head Instructor (Bridgend)

Tom has been training with Saru Ju Jitsu since 2005 and was awarded his black belt in 2016. He assists Josh in teaching every class as well as being the head coach for the 8-11 year old classes. He also runs his own full time affiliate academy in Bridgend founded in 2018. He is also a blue belt in BJJ.

 

Notable Accomplishments

Hereford Open 2017: Silver - Blue Belt

Newquay BJJ Open 2017: Silver + Gold 2017 - Blue Belt

1-0 Amateur MMA

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Cai Vickery

Instructor (West Cross)

Cai has been training with Saru Ju-Jitsu since 2005 and was awarded his Brown Belt in 2016.  He has been assisting Aaron in West Cross since 2014 and started teaching on his own in 2016.

Chris Thyer

Head Instructor (llanelli)

Chris has been training with Saru Ju Jitsu since 2010 and was awarded his brown belt in 2017. He now runs his own full time academy in Llanelli which was founded in 2017.

 

Notable Accomplishments

National Masters 2017: Gold

Bristol Open 2017: Gold

Manchester BJJ 24/7 Open: Gold

Gloucester BJJ Open: Gold

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Wesley May

Head Instructor (Birchgrove)

Wes has been training with Saru Ju Jitsu since 2015 and was awarded his brown belt in 2017. He is the head of the age 4-7 year old program and assists in all classes as well as running his own affiliate in Birchgrove. He is also a Blue belt in Btazilian Ju-Jitsu promoted in 2017 and is hoping to open his own full time affiliate gym sometime soon.

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Ants Wilson

Assistant Instructor (Llanelli)

Adam has been training since 2011 and was awarded his brown belt in 2017. He is also a yellow/black belt in BJJ and assists in Cutie Capuchins and Little Lemurs classes. He is also a member of our Elite Squad and has been training with the adults since 2017.

Notable Accomplishments

European Champion in Gi, Bronze in No-Gi

Newquay BJJ Open 2018: Adults Double Gold

Adam Evans

Assistant Instructor (YMCA)

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Tomas Ayers

Assistant Instructor (YMCA)

Jamie Dicks

Instructor

Jamie has been training with Saru Ju Jitsu since 2016 and was awarded his purple belt in 2017. He began coaching just a few months after starting as he progressed so quickly. He assists in all classes and is head of the 2-3 year old program. He is also in charge of running the 4-8 year old competition team. He assists Tom in coaching classes in Bridgend and was awarded his BJJ Blue Belt in 2017.

 

Notable Accomplishments

Cheltenham BJJ Open: Gold

Newquay BJJ Open: Double Gold

Hereford BJJ Open: Gold

Welsh Sub Only: Gold

Grip Grappling: Silver - Blue Belt

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Ants started training with Saru Ju-Jitsu in 2017 and due to his background, started assisting with coaching in Llanelli soon after. He is a 1st Dan black belt in Kickboxing awarded in 2017. He is a Orange/Green belt in Ju-Jitsu, awarded 2017.

 

Notable Accomplishments

Light Contact WOMMA Wales: 2nd place

Light Contact British Open: 2nd place

Hereford BJJ Open: Bronze

Sebastian Alferez

Instructor (YMCA)

Seb started Ju-Jitsu in 2002 and was awarded his traditional  black belt in 2013. He was then awarded his 2nd dan in 2017. In 2011 he started coaching and regularly teaches our BJJ classes. He is also a 2 tag Blue Belt in BJJ promoted 2016.

 

Notable Accomplishments

British Open 2016: Bronze

Dorset&Hants 2016: Gold - Blue Belt

Newquay BJJ Open 2016: Double Gold - Blue Belt

Newquay BJJ Open 2017: Gold - Blue Belt

Dorset&Hants 2017: Triple Gold - Blue Belt

Roll Models 2017: Gold - Blue Belt

Sub//Zero 2017: Gold - Blue Belt

1-0-1 Amateur MMA

Tom started training with Saru Ju-Jitsu in 2011 and was awarded his traditional purple belt in 2017. He began coaching and training with the adults in 2017. He was promoted to a BJJ Yellow Belt in 2017 and did his first adults competition in 2018 at age 15 winning a Silver and Bronze. He is also a member of our Elite Squad.

Notable Accomplishments

European Champion: Gi and No Gi

Newquay BJJ Open 2018: Adults Silver and Bronze

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*All coaches are DBS checked and First Aid trained.