This past month, former instructor Ryan Walsh returned to competition after taking some time off. After a close match that could have gone either way, Ryan came out on top and was crowned the Fight to Win brown belt heavy weight champion! Great job Ryan!
This past weekend the team headed to Irvine California to compete in the 2016 Pan Jiu Jitsu Championship. This is the biggest event of the year, and consistently breaks records for competitors and attendance. This year was no different! From the Academy, Ric Cee, Carlos Capela, Henrique Silva, Benji Silva, Paulo Marins, Ryan Walsh, Kaniela […]
This past weekend was the 2015 San Francisco Open. For this tournament everyone trained very hard and I couldn’t be prouder of the team. We lived up to the motto printed on our shirts “one team”, as the one team philosophy was displayed through out the day. In the black belt division, my brother Kim […]
Last weekend was the 2014 Gracie Regionals at the San Jose expo center. Put on by Rose Gracie, daughter of UFC founder Rorion Graice, the Gracie regionals are unlike most tournaments in that they follow a submission only format. Staying true to the roots of Gracie Jiu Jitsu, each match is 15 minutes long submission […]
After a very hard 2 week camp Vitor Paschoal, Yuri Simoes, Samir Chantre, Osvaldo “Queixinho, Manny Diaz, Kristina Barlan Bruno Celio, James, Benji Silva, Ryan Walsh, Kaniela Kahuanui, Mirko, Aaron Neuman, Ryan Lee, Andrew, Jyn Romualdez, Anthony Cruz, and Samya De Paula headed down to Long Beach to compete in the 2014 world Jiu Jitsu […]