21-23rd January 2022

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A large lake with boats on it and mountains surround the edge of the lakes.A beautiful view over the lake district to a hill in the distance.


The Lake District is the UK's largest national park covering an area of 2,362 km². It is home to many different lakes, mountains, grasslands and fells.

There are 16 large lakes and many smaller tarns which are popular places for water based activities. It also contains the only mountains in the England, including the highest, Scafell Pike at 3,200ft tall.

The Lake District is a world renown leisure destination for those looking to walk, hike, climb, swim and take in the stunning natural surroundings it has to offer.

This will be the second location of our Mats in the Mountain martial arts retreats. Picked for it’s gorgeous landscapes, outstanding natural beauty and accessible location.

We are offering you the chance to be a part of this retreat and to join us in making memories that will last a life time, friendships that will stand the tests of time and to learn a variety of martial arts from some of the world’s best instructors.

Join us from the 21st to the 23rd of January for this opportunity of a lifetime and secure a spot at this incredible retreat!

Expert coaching

We have teamed up with some of the best martial arts coaches and experts who will share their knowledge and experience to help take your skills to the next level. The coaches were all handpicked for their varying styles of teaching, differences in techniques and overall knowledge in their chosen area.

Feel free to check out some of the coaches bios below. We are sure you’ll be as impressed as us when you see some of their achievements!

Tickets to this event have now sold out!

The team at Mats in the Mountains would like to express our sincerest gratitude towards those who have purchased tickets to this event.

Our second event has proven as hugely popular as our first and all of the tickets to this event have now been sold.

If you were lucky enough to grab yourself a ticket to this event then we are extremely excited for you and cannot wait to meet you at this event.

To those who didn't manage to get tickets for this event, please sign up to our newsletter. This is the best way to ensure you are kept up-to-date with all the latest news. You will also be the first to know when tickets are on sale for our upcoming events to ensure you get yourself a place!

How to book

Spots are very limited so don’t hesitate. Book your ticket for this retreat now and experience everything this stunning location has to offer.

Please click on the button to purchase a ticket through PayPal. Simply follow the instructions and once purchased you will have secured your spot at our retreat.

Seminars, Activities
& Accommodation


This includes access to all Jiu-Jitsu seminars and other activities including yoga, hikes and anything else included in the timetable, as well as accommodation for the weekend.

Important Information!

Due to recent government restrictions all attendees must provide one of the following:

  • Proof that they have received BOTH vaccinations against Covid-19.
  • Proof of a negative LFT or PCR test within 24 hours of attending the retreat.
  • Proof of a positive anti-bodies test

Our sponsors

Please take a moment to check out our sponsors. Without them, this retreat wouldn't have been possible. We made sure we teamed up with quality brands who offer only the best products to our customers. We'd like to thank them for helping to make this retreat a reality for our members, so please take a look at what they have to offer. You won't be disappointed!


Q. Can I get a refund?

A. Not all payments can be refunded. However, if you cannot attend for whatever reason please e-mail us to discuss the matter and our team will see what they can do.

Important: Please also note that refunds can only be offered up until two weeks before the event. After that the only option is to sell the ticket, in which case you must inform us of the person's details you sold it to so we know who is turning up on the day.

Q. What should I bring?

A. We recommend bringing 2x Gi’s and 2x sets of NoGi plus gum shield if needed. Clothing and toiletries you may need for the duration of the weekend. We also recommend waterproofs and hiking boots for outdoor activities.

Q. I’m a beginner do I need to have a certain amount of experience to take part?

A. Absolutely not, everyone starts somewhere so why not start in the best place possible, in the mountains!

Q. Do I have to be a member of a particular gym?

A. Most definitely not… Everyone is welcome to these retreats.

Q. Can I reserve a spot by paying a deposit?

A. No, unfortunately it would make it very difficult to manage and would cause a lot of headache if people were to cancel their spots last minute. Payment is due in full which will reserve you your spot on the retreat.

Q. Is it COVID safe?

A. We will follow the government guidelines and COVID safe procedures to ensure proper hygiene standards are maintained.

Q. What if COVID restrictions mean the event has to be cancelled?

A. If the event is cancelled due to COVID restrictions, then you will be entitled to a full refund or guaranteed a spot on the next retreat.

Q. Do I need to be vaccinated and/or COVID free to attend?

A. All attendees must show proof of being double vaccinated, a negative LFT or PCR test or a positive anti-bodies test. Only one of these methods needs to be proven to be allowed entry to the retreat.

Q. What happens if I do not provide proof of being vaccinated and/or COVID free?

A. You will be refused entry to any seminars and activities until evidence is shown. Under government guidelines, we have a duty to protect all attendees to our retreats.

Q. How many seminars will there be?

A. A full timetable will be available with times and places of each seminar. Seminars are not mandatory and you can pick and choose which seminars/activities you do.

Q. Do you provide transport?

A. Unfortunately we do not currently offer transport to the venue. You will have to arrange your own transport to and from the venue.

Q. Is food included?

A. Attendees will need to make their own eating arrangements. There are local food places where you can purchase food from. If staying in the accommodation there are also facilities for cooking.

Q. Are there laundry facilities?

A. Yes, there are.

Q. What other amenities are there?

A. There is a shop and café on site that also offer a take away option to re-fuel for the next day’s activities.

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