Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Nam Yang Brighton

BJJ Brighton Aaron

Come and learn a fantastic ground fighting martial art.  Proven to be one of the most effective martial arts for self-defense and unarmed combat, BJJ is also one of the most mentally stimulating and physically rewarding activities you can engage in. Brazilian  jiu-jitsu will teach you how to take down, control, and submit your opponent through innovative joint locks, chokes, and strangles.


We at Nam Yang Brighton are delighted to be teaming up with Aaron Pashley, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) brown belt under  black belt professor Rafa Riberio, head instructor at BJJ Exchange . Aaron will be offering BJJ training at our full time centre in Brighton.


Aaron started training in BJJ in 2009 and started training in Judo in 2015. In this time Aaron has trained, competed and taught BJJ to both adults and Juniors. Aaron likes to compete as much as possible and has managed a few medals in the process. Below is his BJJ and Judo record

BJJ Competition record:

  • Southern Open Gi silver
  • Southern Open No Gi silver
  • Southern Open Gi gold
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials Gi silver
  • Southern Open Gi silver
  • Southern Open No Gi siver
  • English Open No Gi bronze
  • MAASIF National Championships silver

Judo Competition Record (Kyu grade events)

  • Kent 2015 bronze
  • Sussex 2016 silver
  • Kent 2016 silver
  • Surrey 2016 silver
  • Kent 2017 silver
  • Surrey 2017 bronze
  • Sussex 2017 gold
  • Surrey 2017 silver

If you want anymore information please feel free to check out his Instagram #bjjatnamyangbrighton