Our Jiu-Jitsu team competed at the 2010 Arizona Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships on June 26th and 27th. It was a great weekend with tremendous effort and heart shown by all of our competitors!!
Gold Medals: Alex Hanchett, Dan Krpata, Kirk Collins, Marcus Hermosillo, Cameron Ferraz, Tyler Blau, Collin Zinn
Silver Medals: Danny Krpata, Daylen Blau, Marcus I. Hermosillo, Lars Anderson, Bob Von Burg
Bronze Medals: Erik Anderson, Carmen Tripodi, Carlos Contreras, Sergei Klokov, Matt Cappellini, Josh Rodriguez, Jeff Morgan
Tournament Video Highlights
Arizona Grappling Challenge took place in Mesa,AZ on October 6th
. The event was sponsored by SOYO, Rage N’ Glory, XO2 Fight Gear, OTM Fight Shop, Knockout Graphics, Custom T-shirt Warehouse, Alicia photos.com and AZ Combat Sports. The event had competitors coming from California, Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona.
Our kids and adult teams did great bringing home 1st and 3rd place trophies respectively.
Alexander Poole - Gold Medal Kids Feather weight
Samuel Decker - Gold Medal Kids Light weight
Kevin Heitmann - Silver Medal Kids Light weight
Isreal Torres - Bronze Medal Kids Middle weight
Jim McKinney - Bronze Medal Kids Middle weight
John Bruer - Gold Medal Kids Heavy weight; Bronze Medal Jr Teen Light weight
Aster Despain - Silver Medal Jr Teen Rooster weight
Jordan Decker - Gold Medal Teen Light weight
Kyle Heitmann - Bronze Medal Teen Light weight
Collin Zinn - Silver Medal Teen Middle Heavy weight
Alex Hanchett - Gold Medal Master Intermediate Middle weight
Dan Krpata - Gold Medal Adult Beginner Heavy weight
David Blau - Silver Medal Adult Advanced Unlimited weight
ADULT TEAM RESULTS
1st place – Gustavo Dantas/AZCS – 72 points
2nd place – ECS – 37 points
3rd place – ISMA – 24 points
KIDS TEAM RESULTS
1st place – ISMA – 50 points
2nd place – Megaton – 36 points
3rd place – Gustavo Dantas/AZCS – 33 points
Congratulations to the following students who competed at the Grand Canyon State Games last month:
Jake Edmundson Silver Gold
Jessie Edmundson Bronze Gold
Kaden Stones Gold Bronze
Lauren Wilder Silver
Sara Wilder Silver
2nd ISMA Children’s Brazilian Ju-Jitsu Tournament
The second ISMA Children’s in house Brazilian Ju-Jitsu tournament will be held on Saturday, April 29th at 11:00 AM. Specator admission is FREE. This tournament is for the members of our school and it provides a wonderful opportunity to test your grappling skills in a friendly competition. This will also be a great opportunity to learn the rules and procedures of a Ju-Jitsu tournament. All competitors must register by Friday, April 21st.
We would like to congratulate all of the students who successfully tested and promoted in March.
High White Belts
April’s promotion testing date is Saturday, April 22nd. Children’s testing will begin at 1:00 PM and adult testing will start around 2:00 PM.
Remember that testing is a great time for friends and family members to come watch how much you have learned!!
Basic Korean Terminology
The martial arts Taekwondo, Hapkido, and Hwarangdo all have their origins in the Korean peninsula. To honor the lineage and traditions of the country that our martial art comes from, we frequently use Korean terminology in classes. Here are some of the basic terms for you to study and learn:
One (1) Ha Na
Two (2) Dool
Three (3) Set
Four (4) Net
Five (5) Dah Sut
Six (6) Yah Sut
Seven (7) Ill Gup
Eight (8) Yoh Dol
Nine (9) Ah Ho
Ten (10) Yool
Attention Cha Ryuht
Bow Kyung Nae
Ready Choon Bee
Stop Go Mahn
Switch Bah Kwah