Southern Tribes Taranaki Academy

Teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (of the Gracie Barra lineage), Submission Grappling, Self Defense & Mixed Martial Arts under the direction Head Instructor Pina Simpson (BJJ Black Belt).

Contact: Pina Simpson, 027 GRAPPLE (027 4727753) 


Location: New Plymouth Wrestling Club (behind St James Church), 24b Lawry Street, Moturoa.

Training timetable: Adults 

Training timetable: Kids 

Chief Instructor: Pina Simpson, BJJ Black Belt.

Instructor: Carl Moke, BJJ Black Belt, NZJJF R3 Grappling Referee.

About: We teach in a friendly, Whanau-orientated environment where self-confidence, self-awareness & self-respect flourish. Southern Tribes instructors are experienced competitors and coaches in both national & international competition. Whether you wish to train for fun, for self defence, for cardio or for competition, our team can help.