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Welcome to the British Shuai Jiao Union (BSJU)

The British Shuai Jiao Union (BSJU) is recognised internationally as the governing body for Shuai Jiao (Chinese Wrestling) in the United Kingdom. The European Shuai Jiao Union (ESJU) is the European governing body for Shuia Jiao, of which the BSJU is a member.

The BSJU works in partnership with the British Council for Chinese Martial Arts (BCCMA) as the Sport England recognised National Governing Body (NGB) for Chinese martial arts in Great Britain, to organise the National Championships incorporating the British Shuai Jiao Championships and Team GB selection.

National and International News

Congratulations are in order to British Shuai Jiao Union (BSJU) teachers in the United Kingdom:

Master Robert Simpson (pictured centre) on his apoointment ss Vice Chief Referee at the 2017 World Cup of Shuai Jiao, held in San Francisco, in Decemeber 2017; and to continuing his appointment as Secretary General of the European Shuai Jiao Union (ESJU).

Shifu Michael Nelson-Cole (pictured above second from right) on his appointment to the ESJU Executive Board as the Coaches' Representative. Shifu Neville Seaton (pictured above far right) on his election to Vice President of the BSJU. Shifu Edward Lewis (pictured above first from left) on his appointment as Chief Coach.

Success for Team GB at the 2017 World Cup of Shuai Jiao

Congratulations to Team GB for their success at the 2017 World Cup of Shuai Jiao. In particular to Leon Roberts (pictured far right) for taking the Bronze medal in his World debut. Team GB's success was continued with Shaun Noteman taking the Silver medal and Kit Sinnett (pictured left) taking 6th place after having to withdraw due to injury. Team GB are now in training for the next World event in Russia in 2019. Selections for Team GB take place at the BCCMA National Championships on Sunday 15 July 2018, in Hatfield (details below).

For more information contact us.

Team GB Official Training Sessions

Team GB (Shuai Jiao) Official ‘First Saturday’ Training Sessions organised by Master Robert Simpson (pictured centre) and Coach Edward Lewis (pictured right), by invitation ONLY :

From: Saturday 7 April, 2018
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: St Saviour’s Church Hall
Luton Bedfordshire LU1 5HG

Register for the National Championships

BCCMA National Championships 2018

The British Council for Chinese Martial Arts (BCCMA) National Championships will incorporate the Shuai Jiao National Championships. The Shuai Jiao event is organised in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of Shuai Jiao sanctioned by the ESJU:

Date: Sunday 15 July, 2018
Time: Open from 9:00am
Venue: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Hatfield AL10 9EU

Register for the Seminar

National Referees and Coaches Seminar

Master Robert Simpson (pictured left), President of the BSJU and Secretary General of the ESJU, will host training for National Referees and Coaches as part of CPD:

Date: Saturday 2 June, 2018
Time: 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue: St Saviour’s Church Hall
Luton Bedfordshire LU1 5HG

Governance, Regulations and Policy

The Executive Board are responsible for the achievement and delivery of the BSJU objectives. The BSJU governing instrument is the Constitution supported by Policy Statements.

To ensure the highest standards in coaching Shuai Jiao, the BSJU maintain a Register of Shuai Jiao Coaches and a Register of Shuai Jiao Referees and Judges. To find a recognised club contact us.

The BSJU organise International events and seminars in association with ESJU.

International Chinese Wrestling (Shuai Jiao) Seminar

If you would like to participate as part of the official British contingent then please contact Master Robert Simpson.

Event Details

Date: Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 June, 2018
Venue: Montesilvano, Italy
For more information visit the ESJU website