We have moved our MMA. BJJ and Muay Thai Kickboxing academy from Concord to Five Dock. Classes at the new location at Ground Floor, 97 Queens Road started Monday 25th September! Check out the timetable and photos of the new and the new academy.
Big congrats to everyone who graded at the make up grading last Friday night in BJJ and Thai Kickboxing. Big thank you to Michael De Marco and Nathan Maitre for running the make up grading.
Team Perosh competed in the AUS SUB ONLY competition (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) in Sydney on 16th September.
The 5 kids who competed won 5 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals in gi and no gi divisions. Sam Cassaniti and Damian Iacono both won double gold, Anthony Roufas won gold and silver, Amelia Roufas won Silver and bronze and Natasha Iacono won double bronze.
We had 2 students compete in BJJ in Melbourne and Tokyo on 9th September.
Tony Pycroft won a gold and silver medal at the Machado BJJ National Titles in Melbourne in the black belt division. In his weight division he won a silver medal and in the open division he won all 3 matches by submission to win the gold.
Frances Bavaro lost her first match at the Asian BJJ Championships in Tokyo. She lost her first match 2-0 against the eventual gold medal winner. This match could have easily been the final.
Grading week is finished. I love grading week. You see results in terms of perfect technique from students which only comes from of a lot of hours and drilling on the mat. Big congrats to everyone who graded this week.
Congrats to the Team Perosh girls who competed at the Australian Girls in Gi BJJ comp on the 3rd September. Gold medals went to Bridget Mottram, Aston Chee, Amelia Roufas and Jayda La Fleur. Thank you to Ladies BJJ coach Frances Bavaro and everyone who came to support.
Team Perosh had a team of 16 kids and 4 adults compete at the NSW BJJ Winter Cup in Sydney on 27th August. All the other adult competitors went to watch the McGregor v Mayweather match!
The adults won 3 gold and 2 silver medals. Frances Bavaro, Micah Kirkwood and Mason Elias won Gold and Mason Elias and Aston Chee won Silver.
The kids won 4 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze medals. Axyl Howie, Harry Herrera, Lewis Massih and Jayda La Fleur won Gold, Keegan La Fleur, Aryan Singh, Amelia Roufas, Natasha Iacono,
Anthony Roufas and Kobe Harb won Silver, and Damian Iacono and Jake Herrera won Bronze.
Another fantastic performance by Team Perosh BJJ.
Team Perosh had 3 students compete at the Australian BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) Championships in Melbourne this weekend. Rebecca Beuk won gold in her weight and bronze in the open division. She is a new Australian BJJ Champion! Michael De Marco and Dominic Lees both lost their first matches. They both lost to the eventual gold medalist and new Australian champions. Big congrats to new Australian BJJ Champion Rebecca Beuk and all of the competitors!
Team Perosh won 8 gold, 9 silver and 2 bronze medals at the Grappling Industries BJJ competition in Sydney on Sunday 6th August.
In adults divisions Philip Ferraro won gold in gi and James Zai won gold in no gi. Well done to Akshay Thakare and Aston Chee for posting wins on the day.
In kids divisions Axyl Howie (Double), Damian Iacono, Amelia Roufas, Sam Cassaniti, Alexei Fotheringham won gold, Damian Iacono, Amelia Roufas, Jayda La Fleur (Double), Sam Cassaniti, Keegan La Fleur, Natasha Iacono, Anthony Roufas, Kobe Harb won silver and Campbell Lahoud and Keegan La Fleur won bronze.
Well done everyone!