Master Royler Gracie UK Visit

It is with Great honour and pleasure that we can announce the Legendary Royler Gracie Head instructor of Gracie Humatia will be teaching a seminar at,

Eddie Kone Academy of jiu-jitsu Headquarters on

Saturday 19th May 2018.

This 1 day only event which we invite everyone from the jiu-jitsu community who wishes to learn from Grandmaster Helio Gracie’s Son who is considered to be the most technical of all the Gracie’s.

Reserve your space here or by emailing

This seminar is open to everyone in the jiu-jitsu community who wishes to attend,

we look forward to seeing you on our mats.

Date: 28.05.2016

Time: 13:00

Location – Eddie Kone Academy of jiu-jitsu HQ.



And New – Bamma Welter Weight world champion.

This weekend saw the rise of BAMMA’s new crowned world champion Terry Brazier who has enjoyed a remarkable rise, having climbed to the top of BAMMA’s welterweight division in just his third year as a professional. BAMMA 34 marked Brazier’s eighth straight victory, just as significantly he snapped Alex Lahore’s ten fight win streak, which included two world championship bouts.

Professor Eddie Kone who is part of Terry braziers coaching team overseeing the jiu-jitsu elements for the fighters couldn’t be happier.

Everyone at the Eddie Kone Academy of jiu-jitsu wishes to congratulate Terry and his team on this amazing victory and look forward to the future as Terry continues to push forward in 2018.




It is with great pleasure we can now offer ALL Potential students of our Introduction adult classes for Gracie jiu-jitsu.

Every Tuesday & Thursday at 630pm till 730pm.

Prospective students wishing to start their journey in jiu-jitsu will be allocated their own jiu-jitsu instructor to guide them through the early stages of their journey.

Classes will be 1hr long and the course will cost £70 for the first 6 weeks.

Regardless of age or experience, we welcome all students from all backgrounds.

Those wishing to enrol please contact us.

We look forward to meeting you and seeing you at our academy.

Please let all of your friends and family know.





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students have to travel 1 hour or more to attend group classes or work in a shift pattern and as a result, they have trouble
 attending classes more than once a week.

Private lessons are ideal in this situation since they will ensure that the student 
maximises their time on the mat and the student can benefit at a reasonable rate.

Private Lessons with a Black Belt instructor also means students who wish to rectify problem areas / weaker areas of their jiu-jitsu
 can use private lessons to focus solely on this.

Sometimes, however, a student has some type of learning disability which 
prevents them from fully benefiting from the Group Classes in which case, the Private Classes may work much better.


If you simply want a more personal tuition and want to spread the cost bring a friend.

are for groups of up to a maximum of 4 people.

Register your interest at


Closed Guard Seminar



We would like to cordially invite all Jiu-Jitsu students regardless of belt colour or affiliation, to our
Closed Guard Attack & Defend 2-day course.
This course will cover
Dealing with a striking opponent.
Dealing with an opponent who tries to open the closed guard.
Breaking & controlling posture.
Grip fighting.
Beating your opponent’s grips.
Attacks & sweeps from closed guard.

Finding safe zones within the closed guard.

The course has been carefully designed to be a positive learning experience which will allow students wishing to learn & understand these applications and strategies in a fight.
This opportunity will assist students to learn and make the necessary adjustment’s in their jiu-jitsu.
This will also be a time to correct and question the techniques being taught & to rectify any troubled areas students may have.
This event also provides our students with an opportunity to build confidence that will last a lifetime.
 Location:                          EK HeadquartersDate:                                  Saturday March 10th & 11th 2018
Starts promptly:            1pm 

Ends                                  3pm

Please Note.

 at or for additional information.

We look forward to seeing you all at this event.

We would like to extend our best wishes to all participants for a memorable experience.


3 New Black belts at the Academy Hq

On Sunday the 26th of November 2017, The Eddie Kone academy of Jiu-Jitsu had its winter belt ceremony with over 50 students in attendance.

Professor Eddie Kone and his panel of black belts and assistants tested Mr Liam Wandi, Mr Shukie Lok and Mr Shaun Escoffery on both the technical, philosophical and mental aspects of jiu-jitsu. ( The Black Belt Exam).

At the end of the exam which lasted 5, hours all 3 students were promoted to the rank of Black Belt.

Also promoted were,

Mr James Gregory was promoted to the rank of red bar on his black belt.

Mr Zaid Williams was promoted to the rank of Brown Belt.

other academy students were also promoted to both the rank of Purple and Blue Belts.

To us at the Eddie Kone academy of jiu-jitsu, the coveted Black Belt symbolizes much more than a belt change, it symbolizes friendship, hard work, and our commitment to upholding the values of jiu-jitsu.

Congratulations to everyone who was promoted Your success is a reflection of your hard work and daily dedication to your study of jiu-Jitsu, its values & its philosophy.

Big thank you to Black belt Mark Bottom who travelled to assist us with the examination process.

and also thank you to Mr Seymour Yang ( Meerkatsu) & Mr Miad nadjafi who were also in attendance.

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Academy Winter Belt Graduation



This year we will be celebrating our 6th Annual winter belt promotion which takes place  Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November 2017

This event is open to all students of our association.
Your presence is very important to us.
Family and friends are welcome to spectate and are encouraged to attend the event.
Classes will be in session throughout the day with Black belt instructors teaching.
Our schedule.

Saturday: 12:00 – 5:00 pm

  • Introduction
  • Belt Graduation and testing (up to Brown Belt)
  • Team Evening Meal -7pm if you wish to attend please RSVP (

Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 pm

  • Academy Black Belt testing
  • Ceremony and belt promotions
  • The Exam and testing procedure has been carefully designed to be a positive learning experience and to allow all students the opportunity to exhibit their skills in an atmosphere of co-operation and respect for fellow participants.
  • Kimonos – Students must wear white kimono with association patch.
  • Those students wishing to attend please email to reserve your place.

For those travelling to London, the Academy Post Code is: E17 6BU