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Gracie Barra America Grand Opening Gracie Barra America located in Lake Forest will be celebrating its grand opening on February 11 2006 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. From 11 to 12 am there will be an open mat training and everyone is welcome to come by take this free class and see what it is like to train with a 3 time World Champion and ADCC winner. From 12:30 , on we will have a pot luck celebration , everyone is welcome to stop by , enjoy some good food , and make some great friends.Also Carlos Gracie Jr , the patriarch of Gracie Barra and the head of the CBJJ , will be making one of his early visits to Gracie Barra America. Carlos arrives on February 18 2006 and he will be teaching and training at the academy for the next five months . Gracie Barra America Staff – Marcio Feitosa / Gracie BarraUnited Gracie Tournament 2006 has been scheduled!The 6th United Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Tournament has been scheduled for May 06, 2006. The Tournament will be held in Northern California, at the historic Kezar Pavilion Gymnasium located in Golden Gate Park at 755 Stanyan St., San Francisco CA 94117. The tournament will have children, juniors, adult, master, senior, male and female, divisions from white to black belt levels. The event will be GI only! The organizers Charles and Ralph Gracie would like to thank you for making last year?s tournament a very positive experience for everyone that competed in the United Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Tournament: ?We would love to see all athletes, spectators, family, martial artists, etc… Gather in this friendly atmosphere that will help promote the great art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. We are expecting and prepared for a large turnout in both competitors and public, so be prepared to fight with the best! We guarantee that the spectators and the athletes will be very happy with the new twists.?We will have all the information regarding the Tournament posted in our web site on 03/01/06, also we will post the tournament information on other web sites and we will send out the package information through our mailing list.To request the Tournament Full Information Package you can call us at (209) 832-9996 or contact us by email at [email protected]Sincerely,Charles GracieVinicius ‘Draculino’ Seminar Tour3rd degree Black Belt in BJJ, Vinicius ‘Draculino’, will be teaching Seminars in the midwest. Draculino is a 4 times Pan Ams Champion, 2 times Brazilian champion, MMA champion in Brazil and ADCC veteran, among other titles. He is also the head coach of Gracie Barra BH team, current 3 times overall champion in the national teams tiltes and home of several world champions.Don?t miss the oportunity of learning great new techniques and a revolutionary way of teaching. 18 and 19 of Febuary- Santa Fe Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu- Santa Fe, New Mexico- Contact Alberto Crane at 505-3109414 or [email protected] 21 and 22 of Febuary- Pittmans Martial Arts- Lubbok- Texas- Contact Klay Pittman or Brandon at 806-7493656 or [email protected] 25 and 26 of Febaury- XTREME Martial Arts- Corpus Christi- Texas- Contact Robert Villegas or Leo Cantu at- 361-9801600 and 361-5394276 or [email protected] or [email protected] 4 and 5 of March – Paul Thomas BJJ- Houston , Texas- Contact Paul Thomas at [email protected] or 832-5632040Brazilian Black Belt Camp Update from Felipe CostaFrequent Questions:How many hours per day do we train? There are 3 classes a day, the first in the morning last around 2 hours, the second is in the afternoon just for drills and review (last around one hour) and the last one is at night another group class also last around 2 hours. Do the black belts roll with the students or they just watch them? All the black belt roll with the students during all the classes and everyday.Besides the regular classes, are the black belts available for private classes?Yes, the black belts are also available for privates during the free time.How many black belts will be there?We guarantee you at least one black belt to every 3 students, they will not only be there, they will be helping you improve your game the entire time, rolling with you and correcting your mistakes.What is the average temperature there in April?Between 25 to 30 degrees Celsius.How far is the house from the airport? We will be responsible to take you from the airport to the house and back, It?s no worries for you, Felipe Costa will be there waiting all the students.For more info on the april camp go to

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