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7-5-3 Code

753 Code, Rectitude

Rectitude, Under standing the order of the 753 Code   Rectitude is the first and upmost important of all the 7 (The Spirit of the Warrior). Each virtue is in order as seen in the picture below, for example, Rectitude is first and Loyalty is last.   The meaning of Rectitude   To understand the … Continued

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753 code

The 753 Code By Pedro Valente Of Valente Brothers   The 753 code consists of three parts, Spirit, Body and Mind. This is to guide you in life as you start out your Jiu jitsu journey. Pedro Valente always speaks about why philosophy is the most important part of the five elements of Jiu jitsu. Jiu … Continued

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fighting foundations

                      The Beginning of fighting foundations   Since the day I started training at Valente Brothers, their beginners class has alway been named Valente Brothers Fundamentals. Although the fundamentals class isn’t a beginners class but for all, no matter the rank. People tend to think … Continued

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Venus Restaurant

Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu’s annual dinner December 2018   All of us at Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu would like to thank everyone that came and joined us at our 2018 annual dinner, held at the Venus Restaurant, Dinnington. Another year is about to pass us by, and once again, Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu has grown to another level. Chesterfield Jiu jitsu would like to take … Continued

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Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu

Chesterfield Jiu Jitsu at Valente Brothers Headquarters in Miami   On November 5th Christopher Charalambous, and four others, made there way to Miami to train at the famous Valente Brothers school of Jujutsu (jiu jitsu). Christopher, Maria Gomez, Lucy Needham, Dominic Bagley and Daniel Gore, all made the trip. Most of us trained every day … Continued

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Christopher brown belt

Christopher’s Charalambous family story   Where do we start? Well, lets start from the beginning before Christopher Charalambous Started his Jiu jitsu Journey. Christopher was born in Dewberry, west Yorkshire, England. At the age of around 4 years old, Christopher’s family moved to Sheffield, England on a new business adventure. Christopher’s farther & uncles, Costa … Continued

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Chesterfield’s Christopher highest ranked Valente Brothers Jiu jitsu in UK   In December 2017, Christopher Charalambous from Chesterfield, received the rank of brown belt under the Valente Brothers Jujutsu (jiu jitsu) system. Christopher Charalambous attended the winter belt ceremony over in Miami, Florida at Valente Brothers Headquarters. Also attending this ceremony were the likes of … Continued

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Women's self defence

Women’s Self Defence program Chesterfield   Click to watch Jiu Jitsu We at Chesterfield Self-Defence, have a unique and realistic Women’s Self-defence program for all ages of women. Over one million women in the United Kingdom alone are victims to domestic violence each year, and these are the ones that have been reported, many more … Continued

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