NATIONAL DELEGATES

Association: Belgium Lesgevers
Country of Residence: Belgium
Position within the UNJJ: National Delegate
Grade: 9’th Dan

Association: Danish Ju Jitsu Federation
Country of Residence: Denmark
Position within the UNJJ: Chairman UNJJ
Founder Member
Grade: 9’th Dan

Sensei Hans Demant began Judo And Ju Jitsu in 1962 and achieved his 6’th Dan in Ju Jitsu. Since his former years, Sensei Hans Demant has opened five Ju Jitsu Clubs under the name of Juku Ryu Ju Jitsu Clubs, and was amongst the founders of the Danish Ju Jitsu Federation, which was formed in 1992.
Sensei Hans Demant is the leader of the Danish Ju Jitsu Federation, and the Founders Members of UNJJ, and the Danish Representative of the UNJJ. He was elected as chairman of UNJJ at the 2013 congress in South Africa.

Association: Masters of Martial Arts
Country of Residence: United Kingdom
Position within the UNJJ: Founder Member
Grade: 9’th Dan
Other Positions/Qualifications
held in Ju-Jitsu: Chairman BJJAGB

Originally founded in 1981 by Master Martin Dixon 8th Dan teaching a system called Goshin Kempo Ju Jitsu.

Master Martin Dixon who started his Martial Arts Training at the age of 12 has in the last 43 years travelled the world extensively learning under some of the great masters in Japan Europe and the USA. Continually searching for new and innovative ideas that he could pass on to his students to keep them at the top of their knowledge tree.

Having gone from Strength to Strength over those years using Master Dixon’s 43 years of expertise he felt it was time to encompass what the schools had become and the was “Masters of Martial Arts”.

We are honoured to be full members of The British Ju Jitsu Association GB The National Governing Body for Ju Jitsu in the UK. The United Nations of Ju Jitsu a friendship body that expands across Europe. Affiliated to the JJIF which is the World Governing Body for Ju Jitsu. Member of The Martial Arts Industry Association who has over 2,500 professional Instructors registered with them.

With all this expertise behind us You can be assured of what we believe to be the finest instruction available.

Association: German Jiu Jitsu Federation (DJJB)
Country of Residence: Germany
Position within the UNJJ: Founder Member & National Delegate
Grade: 10’th Dan
Other Positions/Qualifications
held in Ju-Jitsu: Honorary President of the German Jiu Jitsu Federation

* 14.08.1942, married, one child
Profession: Heilpraktiker, Masseur, Physiotherapeuth

1952 started with Judo
1962 1. Dan Judo
1968 1.Dan Jiu-Jitsu
1969 2.Dan JJ
1970 3.Dan JJ by Erich Rahn / Berlin
1972 4.Dan JJ by Erich Rahn / Berlin
1975 5.Dan JJ by Erich Rahn and Robert Tobler / Berlin
1977 6.Dan JJ by Robert Tobler/ Schweiz (with examination, too)
1979 7.Dan JJ by Robert Tobler/ Schweiz (with examination, too)
1983 8.Dan JJ by Hans Gerd Niederstein / M?lheim
1985 9.Dan JJ by Hans Gerd Niederstein (testamentary)
1996 10.Dan JJ by Paul Belous / K?ln and UNJJ

Association: Black Belt School Italy
Country of Residence: Italy
Position within the UNJJ: National Delegate
Grade: 5’th Dan

Association: Jikishin Ju-Jitsu International
Country of Residence: South Africa
Position within the UNJJ: National Delegate
Grade: 7’th Dan

Sensei Sam Tonkin started his Ju-Jitsu at the age of four under his father Professor Samuel Tonkin. Sam graded for his black belt in 1978 and his 1st Dan in 1981. He was awarded his 7th Dan at the last UNJJ congress hosted in Sun City, South Africa in 2006. 
Sam is the Technical Advisor of Jikishin Ju-Jitsu International and is head of the organisation in South Africa. He is Vice President of the South African Ju-Jitsu Council and the UNJJ representative for South Africa. He is actively involved in promoting Ju-Jitsu in South Africa and reaching into other African countries. Sam was instrumental in the establishment of the Mauritius Jikishin Ju-Jitsu Association in March 2006.

Association: Shinsei Ju Jitsu Association NI
Country of Residence: Ireland
Position within the UNJJ: National Delegate
Grade: 6’th Dan

Chief Instructor Founder (2006) Shinsei Ju Jitsu Association NI approx 375 members in 10 clubs, NI Representative & Ju Jitsu Technical Committee for UK Bugei Organisation and Kilohana Europe. Training for over 27 years and Black belt from March 1992, awarded 6th Dan May 2015. Have been in various technical committes both local and nationally. Involved in teaching on and organising several events for charity and International Congress’s and many coaching courses at different levels.

Association: Gibraltar Jujitsu Academy
Country of Residence: Gibraltar
Position within the UNJJ: National Delegate
Grade: 7’th Dan

Association: Tikan Ju-Jitsu
Country of Residence: USA Mid west
Position within the
UNJJ
: National Delegate
Grade: 6’th Dan

Sensei Abdul Trained under Shihan Tonkin in Benoni South Africa at Tonkinkan Ju-jitsu where he attained his black belt (1994). During his training he received various accolades and medals at club, regional, national and International levels, including being a member of the South African National Ju-jitsu team that Traveled and competed in the United Kingdom in 1994. In 1995 Sensei Abdul Pioneered Tikan Ju-jitsu in Zimbabwe, starting in his home town of Mutare, and then in the Capital city of Harare. He ran these two Dojo’s (clubs) for 5 years till the time of his immigration to the USA in 1999. Sensei Abdul also worked with the ZRP and Security companies to develop Self-defense programs and train employees. Sensei Abdul is currently the UNJJ USA Mid-West Representative now based in Omaha Nebraska where he currently runs 5 Dojo’s and is also a Fitness instructor and Photographer.

Association: World Ju Jitsu Australia HQ
Country of Residence: Australia
Position within the
UNJJ
: National Delegate
Grade: 9’th Dan

Alan Campbell, National Coach began his training at the age of 10 under Soke Robert Clark who founded WJJF UK LTD in 1976. At the age of 20, Alan was made Captain of the WJJF Junior Display Team and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, promoting Ju-Jitsu and WJJF.

Alan Campbell was commissioned by Soke Robert Clark to establish WJJF Aus in 2003 and retains the title of National Coach. Prior to that, Alan Campbell was the co-director, National Coach and part Shareholder of WJJF UK LTD from 1993-2003 and successfully ran the organization alongside his teacher, mentor, colleague and friend the late Soke Robert Clark.

Alan having over 50 years of experience in Ju-Jitsu is now more determined than ever to rebuild Soke Clark’s legacy of Credible, non-political Ju-Jitsu Organisation, by following his ideals of developing WJJF worldwide.

COUNTRY ASSISTANTS

Association: German Jiu Jitsu Federation (DJJB)
Country of Residence: Germany
Position within the UNJJ: Country Assistant
Director of Competitions
Grade: 4’th Dan

14.02.1961 married, two children
Profession: Engineer (Dipl. Ing.), Manager tech.Sale and marketing

1972 Started with Judo
1977 Green belt

1977 Started Jiu-Jitsu
1983 1.DAN
1998 2.DAN
2009 3.DAN
2016 4.DAN

1983 Started Shotokan Karate
1988 Brown belt

1983 Started sport-shooting
1984 Fachübungsleiter Jiu-Jitsu /Deutscher Sportbund
1986 Licence shooting-trainer
1993 Licence int. practical shooting
1990 Jugendleiter /Deutscher Sportbund
1994 Übungsleiter C /Deutscher Sportbund
2003 Trainer Kara-T-Robics
2004 Jungentrainer /Landessportbund NW
2007 Reality Based Instructor Level 1
2010 Reality Based Knife-Instructor
2011 Reality Based Instructor Level 2

Association
Country of Residence: Italy
Position within the UNJJ
Grade

Association: Gibraltar Jujitsu Academy
Country of Residence: Gibraltar
Position within the UNJJ: Country Assistant
Grade: 1’st Dan

HONORABLE MEMBERS

Association: FBRJJ / BOJJF
Country of Residence: Belgium
Position within the UNJJ: Founder Member
Grade: 10’th Dan

Gino Lo Gioco arrived in belgium in 1965 at the age of 17 where he began his studies of Jiu Jitsu under professor Gulliaume Tastenoy and later Sensei Roger Decraemer.Sensei Gino Lo Gioco was awarded his 1st Dan in 1974 and his second in 1976.
Sensei Gino Lo Gioco was then awarded his 3rd Dan and decided that because of his love of the sport he would open his own dojo called Kwanzetsu Ganshoren. Gino Lo Gioco then became a member of the WJJF in 1978 as a representative of Belgium.
His 4th Dan was awarded to him in 1980 in Liverpool and two years later he was given his 5th Dan in Belgium by Prof. L.V.Ott.
The Belgian Federation FBRJJ/BOJJF then taught sensei Gino’s sylabus.
Sensei is a founder member of the United Nations of Ju Jitsu and represents Belgium whit Sensei Jean De Greef.
Soke Gino Lo Gioco he obtained his 10th Dan at the Annual Congress BENIDORM (SPAIN) in 2016.

Association: FBRJJ/BOJJF
Country of Residence: Belgium
Position within the UNJJ: Founder Member
Grade: 7’th Dan

Jean de Greef started his martial arts training with judo in 1958 and graduated 1dan in 1964. His training with ju-jitsu began in 1980 at gino lo gioco’s club in brussels and in addition spent 2 years training with the special police ju jitsu section in brussels.
Jean de greef is a founder member of the belgian fbrjj/bojjf federation with Gino Lo Gioco he has filed many functions under the auspices of the fbrjj/bojjf namely secretary general, vice-president and foreign affairs officer as a founder member of the international adssociation unjj in september 191 in chiny, belgiumm, jean has been president till 1999, then again from 2000 till 2004. Jean acquired his 1st dan ju jitsu in liverpool in 1985.

Association: Founder Member BJJA(GB)
Founder Jikishin Ju-Jitsu Assoc. & Jikishin Ju-Jitsu International
Country of Residence: United Kingdom
Position within the UNJJ: Founder Member
Grade: 10’th Dan

Terry has been practising martial arts now for in excess of 50years and is still actively involved in promoting Ju-Jitsu both in England and abroad.

Terry began his martial arts journey in Korea & Japan in the 1950’s and has been personally responsible for teaching many thousands of students worldwide, bringing many of them through to become some of the highest recognised Ju-Jitsu Instructors within the governing body of Great Britain.

He has also trained many of the teams who have represented Great Britain in competitions worldwide, with much success.  Terry is also a National Grading Officer & Coach Tutor within the U.K.

Association: Founder Member of BJJA(GB)
Co-Founder Jikishin Ju-Jitsu Assoc. & Jikishin Ju-Jitsu International
Country of Residence: United Kingdom
Position within the UNJJ: Founder Member
Grade: 7’th Dan

Janet had been practising Ju-Jitsu in excess of 25years and during those years was a great assistance to her husband Terry in promoting Ju-Jitsu both at home and abroad. In her own right Janet was personally responsible for training many teams for competition worldwide, with great success.

Janet like her husband Terry was a National Grading Officer & Coach Tutor within Great Britain and was the first woman to hold the position of Chairperson within the UNJJ.

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