More Black Belts in Huntington Beach ! ! ! ! !
Cleber Luciano, a 3rd Degree Royler Gracie Black Belt, is proud to announce the promotion to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt for the following students:
- Bruce Tafoya
- Chris Seals
- Fabiano Bitencourt
- Felipe Fogolin
- James Jung
Cleber presented the five black belts and certificates at the annual holiday and promotions party held on the evening of Friday, December 12th, 2008 at Cleber Luciano Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Huntington Beach, California. Also, Cleber presented many belt promotions, from blue to brown, to other deserving, hard working students.
Also present at the party and participating in the black belt promotions were Chute Boxe’s Rafael Cordeiro and Fabricio Werdum!
At the end of the belt promotions, Cleber spoke of how proud he was of our team’s contribution to and being an integral part of the Gracie Humaita Competition team. He spoke of how his family has grown both personally and within the academy, and emphasized how important it is to maintain this family environment within the academy. He concluded by thanking the students and families for supporting the team and for attending this special night and wished all a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Congratulations to Bruce, Chris, Fabiano, Felipe, and James on receiving their Black Belts! Look for these guys to break in their new Black Belts at the 2009 Copa Pacifica!