BJJ Leiden is a member of the European Grappling & Jiu Jitsu Federation (formerly Rickson Gracie Jiu Jitsu Holland) and is a certified Jiu Jitsu Global Federation academy.

The EGJJF is a partnership of BJJ schools throughout Europe who dedicate themselves to the study of the principles and philosophy of Rickson Gracie.

The federation, under the guidance of Rickson’s first European Black Belt, Harold Harder, organises regular seminars, self defence programs, open championships and exams for its members.