Archive for March, 2013

Superstar by your side

One of the really cool things about Jiu Jitsu is the best grapplers in the world just flow among the crowd with the spectators at big events.  I can’t imagine going to watch a basketball game and Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Lebron James and Magic Johnson just chillin with the crowd.  In this pic Giva […]

Pan Ams Day 1

The white belts kicked off the Pan American Jiu Jitsu Championships today at UC Irvine in California.   Lotus Club won two gold medals Chad Caraway (white middle) and Linh-Han Hoang Nguyen (white female master). Siege MMA was represented by Sergio Castillo and Johnny Moses (Robot).  Sergio had a tough match falling 4-0.  J Moses won […]

Owning the Absolute

This past weekend the 8th Arizona International Open of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu went down at Phoenix College.  The two day event had competitors from small children to World Class Black Belts.  Sunday the main event for the tournament was the Black Belt Absolute division where some of the best in the world squared off with […]

8th Arizona International Open

I can’t wait to watch the Arizona Open BJJ competition this weekend at Phoenix College.  We have had a team working hard, and they are ready to go.  The competitor list for Brown and Black Belts is pretty impressive, excited for Augusto Mendes, Leandro Lo, Carlos Farias, Lucas Rocha, Jon Wagner, Bruno Bastos and more […]

It’s Official

I am officially signed up for this years Pan Ams Championships in California.  My first Master’s Tournament, getting old has its advantages. Championship Registration Athlete: Andrew J Gardineer Gender: Masculino Dt. Birth: 9 Sep 1983 E-mail: Team: Lotus Club Jiu-Jitsu Belt: BROWN Age Division: Master Gender: Male Weight Division: Medium-Heavy Status: Confirmado Payment Payment […]