After a spectacular showing at the 2008 Pan, Alliance Team leader Romero "Jacare" Cavalcanti promoted 4 of his top students to Black Belt rank. On a nice cerimony this past Saturday "Jacare" advanced Jeff Malaseki, Mark Van Schuyver, Ed Kenedy and Casey Baynes to the covetd belt. All of the newly promoted have been training with Romero for over 10 years and are well deserving of the new status.
Now "Jacare" has promoted a total of 8 American Black Belts since moving to the US, these join the countless others he has promoted over the years. Congratulations to all
Copa Pacifica this weekend
The traditional event goes down this weekend at the Pacifica High School in GArden Grove, Ca. The event is always a favorite of competitors in So. California especially kids. For more info on the event check out: http://www.cleberjiujitsu.com/events.html
The Copa is sponsored by Acai Roots and tehy will be present with a new line of smoothies. For more info check out:
Mestre Alvaro Barreto (9° Red belt in GJJ) will be once again in the USA conducting Seminars.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from Alvaro who is one of most Technical Instructors and brings 50+ years of Jiu-Jitsu with him.
April 19-20Albuquerque, NM
Contact William Carpenter (505)345-5625
April 24, 2008 Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Contact Pedro Carvalho (909)987-2509
April 25, 2008Covina, CA
Conatct Rodrigo Teixeira (626)915-4200
April 26-27, 2008Chicago, IL
Contact Sean Burke (630)355-4100
"Force of The Spirit" accepted into the Monaco Charity Film Festival 2008! Jean Jacques Machado’s Best Selling Documentary "Force of The Spirit", will be competing for the Humanitarian Award at the Monaco Charity Film Festival 2008. Jean Jacques himself will be traveling to Monaco to attend the event on May 13 -17, and hopefully come home once again a champion!
For more information about the event, please visit www.monacofilmfestival.org To see the nomination, click on "FILMS 2008", then scroll down to "FEATURE DOCUMENTARIES".