Friday, January 13, 2017

2017 Atlanta Winter Open (Feb. 4th) and Houston Open (Feb. 11th/12th)!



We are at 60% capacity for both the 2017 Atlanta Winter Open (Feb. 4th) and Houston Open (Feb. 11th/12th)! Head to IBJJF.com to register now before it's too late.

The 2017 Mexico City Open


The 2017 Mexico City Open will take place at the Centro Nacional de Alto Rendimiento. Dates set for Feb. 25th. Register at ibjjf.com

2017 PAN IBJJF


The 2017 Pan preschedule is now up! Also, today is the last day to register before the price increases. Visit ibjjf.com for more info regarding both.

2017 PAN KIDS


Our cutest event of the year is right around the corner! The 2017 PAN Kids is coming to The Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, CA Feb. 19th. Registration deadline is Feb. 10! Visit ibjjf.com to sign up now.

Grand Master Flavio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar

Grand Master Flavio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar
Grand Master Flavio Behring will be starting his 70th year of study in this beautiful martial art, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. We look to honor him and learn from a true Master. Training sessions will be Friday, January 20, 6-8 pm and Saturday, January 21, 10 am - 1 pm. Please reserve your spot early and be a part of this momentus achievement. Questions can be answered by calling 8012551166. 

PROFESSOR RENATO TAVARES BJJ SEMINAR IN SALT LAKE CITY - FEBRUARY 11th

PROFESSOR RENATO TAVARES BJJ SEMINAR IN SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 11th 
There are many reasons why we are bringing Renato Tavares and why you have to attend to this seminar:

He is a 5th degree BJJ Black Belt, head coach at ATT Vero Beach Beach, and one of the best Carlson Gracie’s black belts of all times. He unites the years and years of experience plus a current, aggressive, and effective game tested in major tournaments. Renato is still one of the most active competitors in the BJJ circuit.

Renato Tavares is a world renowned authority in the area of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Grappling Enhancement and is one of the best coaches in grappling activity. His thirst for knowledge has made Renato a technician par excellence. Tavares has been training for about 36 years and competing for more than 30 years.

Renato began competing in tournaments at age eight. He has competed in over 100 different tournaments and almost 500 competition matches. Winning most of them. He has titles like International Champion, Pan American Champion, many States Championships, and in many tournaments he was considered the best technical athlete of the whole tournaments.
Open to all!
When: February 11th at 11:00am
Where:First BJJ Center
Cost: ONLY $50 advance
https://www.facebook.com/events/1724280147899564/  

Sunday, January 8, 2017

UTAH OPEN BJJ STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MARCH 2017 DIVISIONS


UTAH OPEN BJJ STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
MARCH 2017
DIVISIONS

1 Week Away from the Dark Horse: NoGi Pro [Absolute]


1 Week Away from the Dark Horse: NoGi Pro [Absolute]. New replacements for our injured athletes, Nicholas Walters and Christopher Gilmore (no photo) have stepped up to fight their way through one tough bracket. Live and Free on Facebook, Saturday, January 14th, 2017, join us for some great competition and find out who takes home the $500 Grand Prize!!! 

CHARITY EVENT!!!!!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR OUR JANUARY 21st CHARITY TOURNAMENT!!!!
$15 per division. We will be holding two types of divisions, Points and SUB ONLY. All the money raised from registrations will be used to pay for delinquent breakfast/lunch accounts at our local schools. Times are tuff on some families and NO CHILD SHOULD GO HUNGRY!!!
With this being said LET'S HAVE A BIG TURN OUT!!!!
Because this is our first tournament, registration and payments will be done differently then what you are used to. You will need to register by messaging us with the following information:
Name
Age
Weight to compete at
School your representing
GI (belt rank) or NOGI or BOTH
Points division or Sub only division
You can also register and pay in person here at TopNotch.
Payments will be taken day of weigh ins which will be January 20th. Also payments will be accepted the morning of the tournament.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST!!!!
We will be having a raffle. If you or a local business would like to donate to the raffle, we would be beyond grateful. One confirmed prize up for grabs at the raffle will be a brand new BREAK POINT GI that will be ordered that day in the lucky winner's size and shipped directly to them. All money from the raffle will go towards the breakfast/lunch accounts
If you or any local businesses would like to donate to the charity PLEASE MESSAGE US!!!! The more we raise from registrations and donations the MORE KIDS WE CAN HELP!!! 

SPONSORS


Submission Challenge ‎Wichita Challenge


Submission Challenge returns to Wichita, KS. With our Submission Only Tournament for kids, teens, and adults. Only Jiu-Jitsu tournament open to all kids, teens, and adults of all skill levels. This is a ISOF Ranked event offering Internationa, National, and Statewide rankings for winning athletes. Please review new updated tournament format. Discounts for ISOF Athletes and Early Bird Registration. Pro Divisons with Cash Prizes and Championship Belts.

Custom Designed Submission Challenge Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals for all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in regular competition and in absolute.
For Pro Level Divisions Gi and No-Gi 1st Place Winners Receive brand New custom Championship belts!!!

Monday, January 2, 2017

Sophia McDermott Drysdale will be teaching a few seminars in Colorado!


Ladies, just letting you all know that Sophia McDermott Drysdale will be teaching a few seminars in Colorado! This is an AMAZING opportunity!! Please message her if you are in Colorado and are interested in attending. I know i will be there!
THESE EVENTS ARE COED!!!!!! so don't forget your hunny!!!

Carlson Gracie Jr Seminar at Copa! January 7th 1-3pm! Dont miss it!


Carlson Gracie Jr Seminar at Copa! January 7th 1-3pm! Dont miss it!

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Proving Grounds Invitational 2




2017 NAGA Vegas Grappling Championship

2017 NAGA Vegas Grappling Championship
NAGA brings No-Gi and Gi grappling back to Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, February 18, 2017. This tournament will feature our new bracketing and registration system (more on that below). The event will take place at the Sport Center of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV. The tournament will feature over 300 No-Gi and Gi grappling divisions. All Expert division winners take home championship belts. Non-expert Children and Teens division winners will be awarded samurai swords, adults take home medals.

All divisions will take place on Saturday. Children and teens will compete first. Adult divisions will begin once the children and teen divisions finish. Please visit the website for more information on division start times. 

FUJI SPORTS

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UTAH OPEN BJJ

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Be different, be a bjj black belt!

be different, be a bjj black belt!

BELTS


Is funny now people ask to be promote by time just because IBJJF put minimum time for each belt. Don't forget is minimum, NOT maximum 
If you ask me for belt because you already pass your minimum time in your belt you going to double your minimum time.
Promotion for me is about understand what each belt means, NOT time
At Carlson Gracie Academy if you asked about promotion you got at least a big 
Are you Crazy, go training and when I see you care more about BJJ lifestyle than the color of your belt you going to be promote 
CARLSON GRACIE SR.

UTAH BJJ OPEN, REGISTER NOW!

REGISTER NOW! 
utahstatebjj.com
Free event t-shirt for the first 30 adults and 30 kids register!
‪Utah Open Jiu Jitsu State Championship 2017 ‬
‪March 4th, 2017 for juvenile, adults and Masters White to Brown belts($150 1st place adult brown belt division) and March 11th, 2017 Kids all belts 5 to 15 yrs old. 
Organize by Impact BJJ Tournaments 

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Fight To Win Pro 21


FIGHT TO WIN PRO 21
JANUARY 13TH HARVEST COMMUNITY CENTER
17770 Imperial Valley Dr, Houston, TX 77060

FRONT ROW VIP TABLES (10 SEATS) $600
FRONT ROW VIP TABLE SEATS $60
2ND ROW VIP TABLES (10 SEATS) $500
2ND ROW VIP TABLE SEATS $50
GENERAL ADMISSION $35

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET WHEN DOING 2 DIVISIONS AT TOC19

MAIN EVENT BLACK BELT FEATHER WEIGHT TITLE
BARET YOSHIDA (THE ARENA) VS PABLO SILVA (PSBJJ)

CO MAIN EVENT
PEDRO ARAUJO (GRACIE BARRA) VS MANUEL DIAZ (SOUL FIGHTERS)

From FIRST BJJ

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
FROM FIRST BJJ

2017 bjj

2017 TIME to INVITED YOUR FRIEND TO TRY BJJ!
https://www.facebook.com/events/135683473590491/ IN

Friday, December 23, 2016

Proving Grounds Invitational 2

Proving Grounds Invitational 2
Purple and Brown Belt Submission only Grappling Event.
 $500 Cash prize for winner of each bracket!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

AZ State BJJ Federation

AZ State BJJ Federation 
Ricardo "Franjinha" Miller is a black belt under Jacare Cavalcanti and is a pioneer in bringing Jiu Jitsu to America, founding Paragon Academy in Santa Barbara, California in 1997. Catch his seminar at Daimyo Brazilain Jiu Jitsu in Tucson on January 21, 2017. 

Friday, December 16, 2016

2017 bjj for all


2017 BJJ FOR ALL! Sign up now and be part of the FIRST BJJ TEAM Family!
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is done in a gi.
As trendy as it is, make sure to have a good understanding of the techniques using cloth before venturing into “No-Gi”. It’s easier to adapt your Gi techniques to No-Gi than vice-versa. #BEFIRST

Rumble in the Redwoods Jiu Jitsu Tournament


UTAH OPEN BJJ STATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

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Tonight! 6 pm! Carlson Gracie Store Grand Opening at www.carlsongraciechicago.com!

Tonight! 6 pm! Carlson Gracie Store Grand Opening at www.carlsongraciechicago.com! Don't forget to sign up for our newsletter for sales and discounts!

REGISTER NOW FOR UTAH OPEN BJJ:

‪REGISTRATION OPEN NOW! 
utahstatebjj.com
Free event t-shirt for the first 30 adults and 30 kids register! ‪Utah Open Jiu Jitsu State Championship 2017 ‬
‪March 4th, 2017 for juvenile, adults and Masters White to Brown belts($150 1st place adult brown belt division) and March 11th, 2017 Kids all belts 5 to 15 yrs old.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Fight To Win Promotions ‎Fight To Win Pro 21

FIGHT TO WIN PRO 21
JANUARY 13TH HARVEST COMMUNITY CENTER
17770 Imperial Valley Dr, Houston, TX 77060

FRONT ROW VIP TABLES (10 SEATS) $600
FRONT ROW VIP TABLE SEATS $60
2ND ROW VIP TABLES (10 SEATS) $500
2ND ROW VIP TABLE SEATS $50
GENERAL ADMISSION $35

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET WHEN DOING 2 DIVISIONS AT TOC19

Fight To Win Promotions ‎Tournament of Champions 20

Fight To Win PromotionsTournament of Champions 20
Brazialian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling 
Double Elimination
Free entry for Former Absolute Champions
Free ticket to F2WPRO26 when doing 2 divisions
$50 Pre Registration ends February 6th
$60 late registration ends February 10th 

Saturday, December 10, 2016

PROFESSOR RENATO TAVARES BJJ SEMINAR IN SALT LAKE CITY, UT

PROFESSOR RENATO TAVARES BJJ SEMINAR IN SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 11th 
There are many reasons why we are bringing Renato Tavares and why you have to attend to this seminar:

He is a 5th degree BJJ Black Belt, head coach at ATT Vero Beach Beach, and one of the best Carlson Gracie’s black belts of all times. He unites the years and years of experience plus a current, aggressive, and effective game tested in major tournaments. Renato is still one of the most active competitors in the BJJ circuit.

Renato Tavares is a world renowned authority in the area of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Grappling Enhancement and is one of the best coaches in grappling activity. His thirst for knowledge has made Renato a technician par excellence. Tavares has been training for about 36 years and competing for more than 30 years.

Renato began competing in tournaments at age eight. He has competed in over 100 different tournaments and almost 500 competition matches. Winning most of them. He has titles like International Champion, Pan American Champion, many States Championships, and in many tournaments he was considered the best technical athlete of the whole tournaments.
Open to all!
When: February 11th at 11:00am
Where:First BJJ Center
Cost: ONLY $50 advance
https://www.facebook.com/events/1724280147899564/

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Submission Underground - SUG event

Guys how awesome is this!? Two of Endo Athletics sponsored athletes will be on the main card of the Submission Underground - SUG event this coming weekend! Its awesome to see Warren Brooks and Joe Baize both getting the recognition!

UTAH OPEN 2017, OPEN TO ALL!

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Registration open December 12th! Utah Open Jiu Jitsu State Championship 2017 
March 4th - Adults and Masters White to Brown Belt Gi and No Gi
March 11th - Kids State Tournament Gi and No Gi.
Location: West High School in Downtown.