Mind Body Spirit Martial Arts

Raincliffe House, Barker Lane, Brampton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1DU.

What we do

A few weeks ago, on an evening out in Chesterfield, I saw an old colleague from my previous life in the Mining Industry. After our initial hello’s the question always arises ‘What are you doing now?’ I answered I’m teaching Ju-Jitsu full time, what are you doing?, he answered and at that point the conversation

Defibrillator Presentation

Our 1st Defribrillator has been presented to Newbold Church School. Sensei Michael gave the students a background of the reasons for our fund raising & donation of AED’s to local primary schools and then showed pictures of the walk up Ben Nevis with Sensei Ian to give them an idea of how the money was

Cadet Black Belt Grading

It was a special day at Mind Body Spirit Martial Arts Academy on the occasion of our Cadet Black Belt Grading Our long serving Junior students who have worked extremely hard in preparation for the grading were all successful and duly received their promotions in Rank from Head Coach, Shihan Michael Holden. Well Done &

Dan Grading December 18

It was a great day at Mind Body Spirit on the occasion of our Senior Dan Grading. The grading panel were BJJAGB Ratification Officer, Professor Kenny Blundell 9th Dan, Head Coach Sensei Michael Holden 7th Dan and mat man Sensei Dave Bramwell 3rd Dan Pictured are the successful candidates who were awarded the following promotions

Junior Coaching Course

Great day at Mind Body Spirit on Saturday 24th November holding a BJJAGB Junior Coaching Course with our friends from Okami & Doncaster Ju-Jitsu. This course is part of the Continuing Professional Development for our Cadet Black Belts and is an important step in their journey to becoming Club Coaches within the BJJAGB family. Well

Competition October 2018

On Saturday 20th October we held our Annual Random Attack & Weapons Kata Competition. This tournament is for students who wish to represent the TEAM MBS in next year’s Southend International & the BJJAGB National Championships. The students who entered were a mix of abilities and experience, but all gave their best, and 100% effort

UNJJ Congress Gibraltar

Had a great week in Gibraltar at the UNJJ Congress pictured are the members of TEAM GB from Mind Body Spirit. Thank you to our great parents for supporting the event and to our students for their excellent performances both on & off the mat. You all embodied the Spirit of the BJJAGB, UNJJ and

Ju-Jitsu for Women

Ju-Jitsu for Women can help empower women, allow them to feel fitter, improve their confidence and learn valuable personal safety skills. Self Defence Skills Our Ju-Jitsu for Women classes teach both physical and mental skills, as being mentally prepared to defend yourself is just as important as being prepared physically. During classes you will learn

Boost your Brain Power

We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects of specific types of exercise? Researchers have already shown that jogging can increase life expectancy, for example, while yoga makes us happy. However, there is one activity that goes beyond