BJJ TOUR-American Cup

Last weekend we were in San Francisco competing at the BJJ Tour American Cup and so many came home with medals. Of the ten competitors we had, six walked away with gold medals and two with bronze. Jiu Jitsu is about learning and growing. Every day each of us work on our own techniques that need sharpening. We are happy to see the progress of everyone at the academy. 

 

Here are a few photos of our competitors  

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Pan American Camp

March 1 marked 15 days until the Pan American Championship. With 12 competitors from our academy going to Irvine to compete, the focus has been grooming and preparing them. We couldn't have done it without all the other students as well. They are coming day in and day out as our training partners with all the encouragement on our side. We are all in this together. The 7pm class was revamped (sorry to all the new students who were thrown into comp training). What used to be advanced technique class with ample drilling time was thrown aside and replaced with quick- 20 second speed drills with 4 reps each. Then 3-3-3 shark rolls, 10 minute rounds and 1 minute rounds as well on any given day. All of this was designed to help prepare us for multiple fights, strategic game play and endurance. This weekend is the last before we leave on Wednesday and I can confindently say that everyone is more than prepared. Our physical and mental mindset is there. Now it's just time to press PLAY 

Jiu Jitsu World League

We are SO proud of all our students who signed up and competed this past weekend at Jiu Jitsu World Leauge! Everyone put it all out on the line and fought so well. All your hard work of training is paying off and it SHOWS! As a team, ARES BJJ came in second place for adult and masters gi. And on Sunday ARES BJJ came in first place! These are huge accomplishments for our young association that isn't even one year old yet. Thank you again, because without you guys, we wouldn't have anything 

 

here are some highlight photos from the tournament. Lance Emery and Alex Barcelona Photography  

 

 

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