Celebrating 40 years
Worcester - Gloucester - Malvern - Bromsgrove - Droitwich

Taijutsu Kai

Schools of Jujutsu

A Complete System

Self-defence classes and Sports Jujutsu (MMA) for all ages, both Children from age 5 upwards and Adults with seperate classes and syllabus for Adults.
At Taijutsu Kai we welcome you into a safe & structured environment where students from 5 upwards can learn the enriching martial art of Jujutsu. Supported by fully qualified and engaging teachers, the students learn to work individually and collectively to access the very best that martial arts has to offer.


We empower students to take control & stay safe.
Practical, reality based self defence classes for all ages.

Sport Jujutsu

Students can compete in various types of competitions. Sport Jujutsu (Kumite) - Grappling and Submission - Grapple & Strike (MMA)



TJK has been in operation for over 40 years and is held in high regard in the world of martial arts.

The President is Sensei Ross Iannoccaro who holds an 8th degree black belt in Jujutsu and teaches extensively throughout the UK and Europe.

We have traditional links with Japan through Soke Tanaka who holds a number of Soke positions in Japanese schools of martial arts.


We carry public and personal injury insurance for all of our students. All instructors meet exceptionally high levels of professional competence and satisfy strictly observed principles having a duty of care & respect for our students. All instructors are CRB/police checked.

We keep up to date with the latest self defence techniques and work closely with the Police. With numerous Police officers as students and insturctors.
Jujutsu gives our students greater confidence & the ability to defend themselves if confronted or attacked. Moreover, the classes channel active children in a structured and positive manner.

Our success is driven by a simple philosophy –

‘We empower students to take control & stay safe’


Starting from age 5 upwards we have classes for children and adults of all ages.


Across Worcestershire and Gloucestershire teaching self-defence and Jujutsu.


TJK has taught 1000's of students. Including professional fighters and police officers.


Taijutsu Kai Schools of Jujutsu founded in 1980 celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020!

News + Articles

April 7, 2022
Weapon Defence Seminar

TJK Syllabus Seminar Masterclass with National Coach Tasshi Ross lannoccaro, assisted by Senior TJK coaches. 8th of May 2022. Learning how to defend against weapons is essential for self-defence. The TJK syllabus has many practical and effective skills that can be used against all types of weapon attacks. This workshop will address all areas of […]

March 20, 2022
Headlock Self-defence Seminar

An in-depth seminar covering self-defence headlock escapes taught by Sensei Lee Iannoccaro. Held at St Johns Sports Center, Worcester, March 2022.

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Free trial class for all students!
  • No obligation free trial for all first time students of all ages
  • Fully qualified and experienced coaches
  • Comprehensive and structured syllabus with guided personal development
  • Traditional formal roots to develop discipline and respect
  • Countless learning and competitive opportunities
  • Professional expertise from leading experts in police and self defence
  • All coaches are DBS checked & safeguarding trained
  • Builds self-confidence & resilience in young people
  • Structured, challenging and fun learning environment
  • Teaching children to detect danger, defuse difficult situations, and physically defend themselves in an appropriate manner
  • All the best elements of the martial arts. Striking, throwing and ground techniques. Whatever skill is required it will be found in our Jujutsu syllabus
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