Coach Joanna

Expertise: BJJ

Joanna is a black belt and the founder of Women’s Self Defense UK, a platform that empowers vulnerable members of the public and offers practical solutions when tackling verbal and physical conflict. Apart from running self-defence workshops, she is a full time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu professor.

Joanna has been training, coaching and competing in a variety of combat sports throughout her life, including kickboxing, submission wrestling, BJJ and judo. She is passionate about guiding people towards a healthier lifestyle. 

Joanna’s achievements include:

  • World champion BJJ 2017
  • European Champion BJJ 2018
  • Grand Slam BJJ champion 2018

You can find Joanna teaching BJJ and BJJ Women’s Only classes. Joanna is available for PT for groups and individuals and will build a tailored plan based on your health, schedule and more importantly, fitness goals. She aims to influence people to make more mindful decisions when it comes to health and fitness.