Budokan Ju-Jitsu Club
Based at Hale Youth Centre
                                                                                                

Budokan Ju-Jitsu Club  

Website updated 09.11.17

Professor Jack Britten

Master Grade


Professor Jack Britten started his fighting life as a pro boxer he was fighting all comers , one day a Japanese fighter came to the gym and fought Jack using Ju-Jitsu , fortunately for us Jack lost .

Jack gave up his boxing and asked to be taught by this victor, this happened and Jack got his black sash  / master black belt ,

Professor Jack Britten  started The Alpha Ju-Jitsu Institute in 1924 ,  

He was the grandfather of Ju-Jitsu in the northwest , most high level instructors were taught by him at some point.

until his death he remained a full time instructor teaching the same system he was taught by his first Japanese instructors .

Professor Jack Britten died in 1978 ,