Author Archives: Mind Body Spirit

CEO, Founder and Safeguarding Lead Mind Body Spirit Martial Arts Academy 7th Dan Ju-Jitsu, Level 4 BJJAGB Coach Head of BJJAGB Anti-Doping

UKAD Clean Sport Forum 19

UKAD Clean Sport Forum 2019 Edgbaston Cricket Ground Tuesday 8th October 2019 Integrity, Anti-Doping & the Athlete Experience After the introduction by the host Anne-Marie Baston (Sports Journalist and Broadcaster), the Chair of UK Anti-Doping, Sir Trevor Pearce CBE gave his opening remarks to the conference. Subject covered were as follows: Integrity across the Sporting […]

Clean Sport Insight Forum

Our Head of Anti-Doping Michael Holden, along with Katherine Cooke who is one of our Accredited Educators The Forum brought together athletes, policy-makers and anti-doping researchers to discuss a range of issues within anti-doping, particularly around supporting athletes and promoting a clean sport environment. The event produced fascinating conversations on the latest trends and considerations […]

UKAD Outreach

As part of British Ju-Jitsu Association’s partnership with UKAD, 2 of their National Trainers joined us at the National Championships on Saturday 24th August This visit enabled us to enhance our anti-doping and clean sport message to our athletes, coaches and asp’s at our annual showcase event, Dee & Ailish reported that they were impressed […]

UKAD Educator Forum

The BJJAGB Head of Anti-Doping attended the UKAD Educator Forum ‘Looking Ahead Together’ at Doncaster Racecourse on Tuesday 14th May This was another great event covering aspects of Anti-Doping including the new Quality Assurance Framework for Educators, how all the TEAM GB Athletes for the Tokyo Olympic Games will receive Anti-Doping Education and best practice […]

British Armed Forces Jiu-Jitsu Association

The British Armed Forces Jiu Jitsu Association who have recently joined the BJJAGB National Governing Body attended the National Coaching Course held at Aldershot Combat Centre barracks. The course was delivered by National Tutor Coaches Prof. Dixon, Prof Pape and Head of Anti-Doping, Sensei Michael Holden who presented the 100%ME Anti-Doping Workshop which is a […]

UKAD Clean Sport Forum 2018

Report on UKAD Clean Sport Forum 2018 Date: Tuesday 6th November Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff The Annual Clean Sport Forum offers those within the world of sport the opportunity to network with leading figures, keep up to date and discuss the most relevant subjects within Anti-Doping. The aim being, to enable a successful and unified […]

WADA Prohibited List 2019

WADA Prohibited List 2019: What you need to know The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and the British Ju-Jitsu Association GB wants to ensure you know all the key details before it comes into effect on 1st January. Whether you’re a competitor, coach, parent, physio, or doctor, […]

UKAD Clean Sport Forum

Clean Sport Forum, Tuesday 06 November, 2018 at The Principality Stadium Cardiff Topics to be covered include: Potential changes to the WADA code and what this means for us Examining the relationship between mental health and doping Case study on successful partnership working to combat Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs An update from the King’s College […]

UKAD Focus Group

Report: UKAD Focus Group on the Pilot Phase of the Quality Assurance Framework Date: Friday 12th October Venue: Loughborough University The BJJAGB was represented by Michael Holden the BJJAGB Anti-Doping Officer, also present were five National Trainers  – who delivered the training – and a range of Educators, from Rowing, Cycling, Volleyball, Triathlon & Loughborough […]