2017 Newcastle BJJ Open Results

Our BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) academy from Sydney won 7 gold and 2 bronze medals at the Newcastle BJJ Open on 4th November. We had 1 adult and 6 kids compete.

Frances Bavaro won all 4 of her matches and won double gold in the female blue belt divisions. In the kids divisions Axyl Howie (Double), Dante Barbanera, Jake Lapi and Natasha Iacono won gold and Damian Iacono and Emma Hunt won bronze.

Team Machado also came second overall in the Kids team trophy and 3rd in the Adults team trophy.

Big thank you to coaches Matthew Hunt and Frances Bavaro for being in the corner as Head Coach Anthony Perosh was away holding gradings at an affiliate academy.

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See you on the mat.


Next martial arts events in November/December 2017

Here are the next martial arts events in November and December 2017. Mark your calenders now.

  • 04th Nov Newcastle BJJ Open
  • 18th Nov WRFN MMA show
  • 26th Nov NSW BJJ Summer Cup
  • 2nd Dec UFN MMA show
  • 3rd Dec Grappling Industries BJJ comp
  • 6-7th Dec Grading
  • 10th Dec AGIG BJJ comp
  • 16th Dec Team Perosh Christmas Party




2017 Pan Pacific Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Championships

Our small team of 5 students did us proud at the Pan Pacific BJJ Championships on 27th-29th October in Melbourne. Jayda La Fleur won gold, Nathan Maitre won silver and Michael Ali won 4 bronze medals. Everyone put in great preparation for the comp and did their best on their day. I am proud of everyone!



Thai Kickboxing results October 2017

Calvin Siu and John Biona lost their matches by decision at the Muay Thai Australia NSW Development Day in Sydney on 28th October. They put in great performances. It was Calvin's second match and John's debut. The MTA Development Days are a great opportunity to gain experience. Well done guys!



Central Coast Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Open

Team Perosh had 6 kids and 1 adult compete at the Central Coast BJJ Open on 15th October. They won 2 gold and 5 silver medals! Axyl Howie and Amelia Roufas won gold, Wayne Fotheringham, Alexei Fotheringham, Anthony Roufas, Jake Lapi and Emma Hunt won silver. Team Perosh is part of the Will-Machado team and the Will-Machado team won the Kids team trophy. Well done to everyone who competed!




Events BJJ Oceanic Championships results

Team Perosh won 17 gold in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Oceanic Titles in Sydney on 1st October. The adults won 15 and the kids 2 gold medals.

Gold medals went to Michael De Marco, Frances Bavaro (2), Shane Chen, Andrew Huynh, Guy Vaccaro (2), Rebecca Beuk (2), Mike La Fleur, Grant Barlow (4), Steve Rudic (2), Axyl Howie and Harry Herrera. Silver medals went to Andrew Khare (2), Damian Iacono, Aryan Singh, Emma Hunt and Dante Barbanera. Bronze medals went to Jake Herrera, Natasha Iacono, Keegan La Fleur, Jayda La Fleur.

Team Perosh is part of team Will-Machado. Will-Machado won the team’s trophy for adult males and kids and came second in the female teams!


Boxing results Sydney September 2017

Team Perosh student Andrew Khare had a boxing fight on 23rd September. He lost a very close decision against an experienced and heavier opponent. Thanks to everyone who came and supported!

Aus SUB only BJJ comp September 2017

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.

Well done to all the competitors!

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MTA Development Day September 2017

Team Perosh competed in the Muay Thai Australia NSW Development Day (Muay Thai Kickboxing) in Sydney on 16th September.

Darren Chee won his match and Daniel Ciancio lost his match by decision. It was both their debut matches and both put in great performances.

BJJ comps in Tokyo and Melbourne

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.

Well done to both competitors!

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