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Shuai Jiao Schools

Shuai Jiao Schools in the United Kingdom

Please note that schools that are registered with the British Shuai Jiao Union (BSJU) must comply with our coaching, equalities, and safeguarding standards, to be officially recognised.

Only officially recognised schools are authorised to use the BSJU logo on their website and publicity materials.

All BSJU registred school are expected to attain the Sport England Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts, and are recognised by Sport England on the martial arts map.

The schools that teach Shuai Jiao in the United Kingdom, and are recognised by th BSJU and Sport England, can be located through the Sport England Martial Arts Map.

The principal school in the United Kingdom and host for Team GB (Shuai Jiao) training, is the Institute for Chinese Martial Arts (ICMA) based in Luton, Bedfordshire, and partner school with Bedfordshire Shuai Jiao.

If you are either uncertain about a Coach's (Instructor's) credentials or that the school is compliant with BSJU coaching, equalities, and/or safeguarding standards, then please contact us.

BSJU Member Services

  • Apply for Membership
    You can apply for membership of the BSJU, if you are a Shuai Jiao practictioner and an exponenet of one (or more) of the five principle styles, or if you practice Shuai Jiao as a component of your martial arts system (including wrestling, grappling, and throwing). On registration you will then become part of a global family with a history spanning some 4,000 years; and access to national and international events.

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  • Safeguarding Standards
    The BSJU recognise that everyone has a responsiblity to keep themselves and others safe, and people involved in Shuai Jiao should know what to do if they have any concerns. The BSJU are working to support our members, parents, carers, and volunteers to safeguard children and adults at risk. The BSJU is committed to maintaining safeguarding best practice, reflecting our corporate responsibility to keep children and adults at risk safe.

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  • Renew Your Membership
    You need to renew your BSJU membership annually to remain a member. It is important that you do not allow your membership to expire, as you are expected to be insured and licensed as a requirement of participaion in Shuai Jiao practice. The parctice of Shuai Jiao carries with it inherent risks of personal injury and it is necessary for all participants to have adequate insurance through our insurance providers.

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  • Coaching Standards
    The BSJU recognise that Coaches (Instructors) play a critical role in the development of any sport or activity, and in the lives of the people they coach. Good coaches ensure that participantion in Shuai Jiao is a positive experience and to ensure a high quality and safe approach to training. The BSJU coaching programme is delivered online and face-to-face, and designed for both ‘participation’ and ‘performance development’.

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  • DBS Check Service
    You can apply for a DBS check as part of the martial arts workforce through our partner organisation SCiMA Education Limited (SCiMA). Enhanced DBS check are required as a conditon of membership for all Heads of Association, Coaches (Instructors), and Designated Safeguarding Officers (DSOs). The parctice of Shuai Jiao will involve physical contact and it is essential that ALL participants are appropriately safeguarded.

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  • Policies and Guidance
    The BSJU policies and guidance reflect our key objectives to support participation and excellence in Shuai Jiao. Our policies comply with British legislation and regulations regarding safeguarding, diversity and inclusion. Our strategy redefines participation in Shuai Jiao, with a focus on five key outcomes: physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development, and economic development.

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