Archive for February, 2012

No boys allowed

Purple belt Teca Artesi and Blue belt Leslie Rials hosted their first all women’s class at Siege MMA.  A total of 18 girls showed up on the mats for some Jiu Jitsu today.  It is great to see more women joining in the sport.  It gives them an actual skill to help fend off an [...]

Old School

Jesus and I decided to do a throw back day both wearing our first GI’s ever.  It is hard to tell but mine has patches all over it and wouldn’t you know it I picked up a fresh rip today.  Jesus sported his A4 from his heavy days when he started Jiu jitsu.  His GI [...]

Big Things in Brazil

Siege MMA Purple Belt Sean Downie and Blue Belt Logan Jewell had a great first week in Brazil.  They arrived safely and began training with Professor Ricardo.  Over the weekend they competed in Brazil.  This was Sean’s first tournament as a purple belt, he won his weight class.  Logan competed in the Blue Belt Class [...]

Kids in-house

I had a blast reffing at Siege MMA’s kids in-house tournament today.  It is so much fun watching the little kids go at it.  Special thanks to Carlos Farias for bringing a team to compete.

No more Cheddar Bay Biscuits

  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is still known as a rich man sport.   I often hear “I’d love to do that, but I don’t have the money.”  Let me give you a quick breakdown of the cost of Jiu Jitsu.  Typically you are looking at a gym rate of $100-250 a month, the GI costs around [...]