Introduction and club history

Want to increase fitness, improve confidence, start self defence classes or just learn Jiu Jistu?

What does a typical season involve?

As well as weekly training sessions, the club participates in competitions and events, and organises social activities. If you are interested to know more, please get in touch using the email address below.


The club organises two training sessions a week at the North Merchiston club – on Monday evenings from 18.30-21.00 and Friday evenings from 18.00-20.00.

How do I join the club?

To join the Jiu Jitsu Club, you must first join Oriam and also pay an additional £40 per three months. You can pay memberships online on the Oriam website.

Contact information

For more information or if you have any queries, please contact William MacIntosh-Smith at