Jui-Jitsu for
EVERYONE

Aspen Drive
Spondon
DE21 7SG
Tel - 07776 148395

About Us

Welcome to Gracie Barra Derby, part of Martin’s Martial Arts.

Our martial arts club established in 1999, and now based in Spondon, is run by father & son Patrick & Stephen Martin.

The club offers classes in Japanese Jujitsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), catering for adults and children alike.

When you train with Martin’s Martial Arts, you can expect:
  • A family club where you learn your martial arts in a non-threatening environment.
  • A clean and well-maintained facility with a 2,000 square foot. mat area
  • Over 45 years of experience across multiple martial arts
  • Additional classes in Ilkeston and Shelton Lock

Our instructors are all experienced martial artists, DBS-checked and first aiders, so you know that you and your children are in safe hands. We aim to make all our classes both fun, engaging, and packed with the right elements to equip you for day-to-day life.

Gracie Barra Derby is also very successful within the competition circuit, competing both domestically and internationally. We have competitors that hold gold both in the European Gi and No Gi, World champions and many more, and our main instructors are all Black belts as awarded by the UK arm of Gracie Barra, the biggest BJJ club in the world.

Be part of the biggest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team in the World!