Ishigaki LGBT+ Martial Arts Club
Ishigaki is the UK’s largest LGBT+ martial arts club. Since 1994, we train people of all sexualities and genders in Ju-Jitsu. We have 25 black belts, and 75 members at all levels of proficiency. Our mission is to teach and promote Ju-Jitsu (and Ju-Jitsu-based self-defence courses) to and among the LGBT+ community.
What is the goal / dream for your club?
"Our goal is to fight homophobia one punch, kick and throw at at a time."
It is pride month so we want to know what you are most proud of about your club?
What makes a good teammate for your club?
Why do you think it is important for there to be LGBTIQ+ specific sports clubs/groups?
Do you have an LGBTIQ+ sporting hero?
How do you think sport can benefit the LGBTIQ+ community?
“Our goal is to fight homophobia one punch, kick and throw at at a time.”