Rafael Mendes back in Brazil after an Abu Dhabi stint
ADCC Under 65Kg champion Rafael Mendes returned to Brazil after spending some time in Abu Dhabi. Rafael was there on an invitation by the patron of Submission Grappling Sheik Tahnoon. Over the years Sheik has invited some of the top grapplers int eh World to share their knowledge with him and ADCC Club. Rafael had nothing but great things to say about his visit and was impressed with Sheik’s training: “We trained a lot and he is fired up about his training!”
VERMONT OPEN GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP, Fall 2009
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH, 2009 at the prestigious Winooski Education Center Arena, in Winooski, Vermont will feature some of the top competitors in the East Coast and Canada. This exciting event will have over 70 divisions including children’s and teen’s gi, women’s gi and no-gi, men’s gi and men’s no-gi.
The tournament is open to all Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies, to all martial arts and martial artists and styles (judo, wrestling, submission grappling, aikido, sambo, etc.), athletes, spectators, family, etc. The tournament will have children, juniors, adult, senior, male and female, divisions from Novice, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced experience levels.
RODRIGO MEDEIROS SEMINAR
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST, 2009
55 Leroy Road, Williston, VT. Do not miss this opportunity! Rodrigo Medeiros is 4-Times US Nationals Champion, World Champion, 3-Times Pan Am Champion, International Masters Champion and several times Brazilian and Rio de Janeiro state champion!
6th Annual Silva Tournament
We are very proud to announce the “4th Silva Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Tournament”.
The event will occur on Sunday, December 6th, 2009 at
Aloisio Silva BJJ Academy
4646 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Lawndale, CA 90260.
Every competitor must turn in the registration form (completed & signed) along with the registration fee by Friday, December.4th, 2009 at:
Aloisio Silva BJJ, 4646 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Suite L, Lawndale, CA 90260.
Registration fees are non-refundable. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Competitor fees with registration by Friday, December.4th, 2009: $30.00
There will be an additional $10.00 late fee at the day of the tournament.
9:00am– kids 11:00am- white belt
12:30pm – blue belts
2:30pm – purple and brown belts
For any questions please call (310) 542-0540 pr (310) 795-2002
Braulio Estima Web Lessons
First is with NEIL ADAMS – Judo
This is lesson 5 – part 1Ko-uchi gare, O-uchi gare. Major backwards throws over both flanks. Set up techniques for major forward throws.
Part 1 of a series of 2. The 2nd part due next week looks at transfering to major forwards throws.
The other lesson we have released is with BRAULIO ESTIMA – BJJ
In this lesson, Braulio looks at effective gurard passing. Setting up the De La Riva guard, then passing. Foreseeing counters and countering them!
Both are excellent lessons for Judoka and BJJ!
More to come next week…
Available to download from www.cagefilm.com/shop
Also, if you missed the first lessons for each series that are FREE, just click the links below and choose ‘save’
Braulio Estima – Invisible Jiu Jitsu – lesson 1
Neil Adams – The Complete Judoka – lesson 1
Marcelo Brigadeiro – Luta Livre – lesson 1
8th Annual Alliance Seminar
Nov. 14, 2009! Dont miss the chance to train with the Worlds Best! Legendary Jacare Calvacanti Head coach and Founder of the 4x World Champion Team Alliance. Will be teaching the best techniques in the business. This Seminar is for all Levels!! All Academies welcomed!
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Belt testing: after seminar: blue$60 / Purple$75
For More info Please call Alliance of Greenville SC @