East Coast Jiu Jitsu Academy

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The best way to learn something is to immerse yourself in it.

Enroll in our Beginners Program alongside others new to the sport. Start getting fit and having fun today!

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Who are we?

We are Ireland's most successful Jiu Jitsu Academy. We cater to all ages and skill levels, led by 2nd Degree Black Belt Darragh O Conaill.

ECJJA is home to some of the best BJJ Athletes in Europe, located in Monkstown, South County Dublin.


What will you learn?

Our mission is to teach you the Art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


Upon beginning training with us you will start in our beginners program. Here you will learn the basic techniques and strategies of grappling

As you progress in your journey you will move on to our fundamentals and advanced programs over time.

What if I am out of shape?

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The beautiful thing about Jiu Jitsu is that it requires  no prior experience or level of fitness to get started.

Our beginners program runs in cycles which means that every group starts at the same time, from the same place. You will be in a group of people with the exact same level of experience as you!

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Our program options

Adult Beginners

Our Adult Beginners program runs on an 8 week cycle. In this program we cover the basic techniques of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. When you sign up to the beginners program you will receive a training uniform.

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Adult Advanced

Our Advanced class is where our more experienced students train. ECJJA is a world class academy hosting multiple World and European Champions. In these classes you will get to train alonside top level athletes with expert instruction!

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Kids Program

Our Kids program is structured to introduce children to Jiu Jitsu through fun and games. We cater for ages from 5 - 11 years old. Jiu Jitsu teaches children the principles of discipline while improving their overall health and fitness.

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Teen's Program

Our Teens program is structured similarly to our Adults programs but tailored specifially to for teens. In this program we teach Teens all aspects of Jiu Jitsu as well as giving them the option to compete in Jiu Jitsu tournaments.

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Dave testimonial

“When I was looking to take up Jiu-Jitsu I wanted it all, great facilities, great teammates and most of all an instructor that genuinely cared about the development of his students. Thankfully I found all of that in ECJJA and haven’t looked back since!”

David Phelan

Recruitment Consultant

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