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Local Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Team Cleans up at NAGA Tournament



On Saturday, June 1, students from BJJ, Inc.-The Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy of Denver, participated in the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament in Concord, the largest and most competitive grappling competition that comes to this region. A total of 14 students, both kids and adults, competed and came away with a total of 16 gold medals, 11 silver medals and two bronze medals. The impressive performance by the team helped to secure the overall team title for both kids and adults for the entire tournament for the Fight to Win Team.  BJJ, Inc. is the local affiliate school of Fight to Win Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, headquartered out of Charlotte, under the direction of team leader and Royce Gracie black belt Steve Hall. Jon Plyler and Luke Amos are the local instructors with the assistance of Erich Cloninger. BJJ, Inc. offers private and group instruction to adults and children of all ages and skill levels in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, a grappling style martial art in which practitioners use techniques of superior positioning and leverage to apply a variety of submission holds to their opponents. BJJ, Inc. is located at 1806 N. Hwy. 16 in Denver. For more information on the school or classes, please visit their website at www.bjjinc.com, or call (704) 612-4157.

Image courtesy of KaAnSuli | Lincoln Times-News

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