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.
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.
Last weekend we had 6 wins 2 losses in Muay Thai competition in Sydney, I presented 3 BJJ Blackbelts, 7 students completed their coaching course and Australia have a UFC champion!
Dean Young (two matches), Nelson Mayan, Joey Belfiore, Daniel McVicker and Andrew Soo won and Peter Mrsnik and Calvin Siu lost their matches at the MTA Padded day in Menai. They all put in great performances. We are not just a grappling academy! You can check out all the videos here http://www.cornerman.com.au/…/mta-development-day-double-dr…
I presented BJJ Black Belts to Andrew Husmann, Billy Sam and Wade Huang. They have trained between 8-10 years, have competed in numerous competitions and now run their own martial arts academy. A great achievement!
Scott Bowden, Michael Su, Andrew Mills, Cooba Watkins, Jeshua McPhail, Michael Ali and Michael Moutzouris completed a 2 day government accredited coaching course. Your career in martial arts has begun!
To finish the weekend off Robert Whittaker won the UFC Interim Middleweight title for Australia and New Zealand!
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After at week of gradings at SPMA Concord I attended 5 gradings at 5 affiliate schools in 10 days in Sydney, Macquarie Park, Kemps Creek, Minchinbury, Smithfield and Mackay. Well done to everyone who graded! Congrats to Mackay MMA, Macquarie University Sport, IMC Kemps Creek, Elite Martial arts Australia and Extreme Martial Fitness.
Congratulations to the 180 adults and kids students who graded in BJJ (Brazilian Jiu JItsu) and Thai Kickboxing in June in Sydney. Extra special congratulations to new BJJ Blue Belts Jeremiah Diestro and Guy Vaccaro. Grading practice for the September gradings start now! Perfect practice makes perfect.
BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) for adults and kids and Muay Thai Kickboxing gradings were held in March 2017 at SPMA Concord and also affiliate schools in Griffith, Dubbo, Kemps Creek, Minchinbury and MAcquarie Park. Congratulations to everyone that graded. Next gradings are in June.
Congratulations to everyone who graded in the Kids BJJ classes at SPMA Concord in Sydney. Special mention goes to Xavier Ricci-Carver who earned his Green Belt after 6 years of training. Not only did he do his techniques perfectly but he also participated in the first ever Kids BJJ shark tank! And he is only 11 years old! Well done Xavier we are all very proud of you.
Everyone demonstrated great technique. A very big thank you goes to my great staff and great coaches Sari Redzeposki, Adam Assuncao, Philip Kim and Nobby Kuandyk for helping everyone achieve their goals.