Announcing the 2016 Phillipines Pan Asian Jiu jitsu Gi / No Gi / Adults, Masters and Kids International Open will be held on May 20 – 22 at the Mall of Asia. This is the largest event in the South Asian region including 3 Masters divisions , Juniors , Kids , Womens Masters and Adult divisions. For more information and to register go to http://www.bjjfp.com .
We are all getting very excited that Peter De Been will be arriving in Darwin this week to hold a Jiu Jitsu seminar with all of our adult members. The class will be held on Wednesday at 6pm with all of the costs covered by your membership fees. This is a great opportunity to learn from the best.
Coaches are busy voting for the popular ‘fun’ awards. They include Most Travelled, Princess, Possum, Dummy Spit and Poster Boy. They will be announced on the 27th of this month along with the Best & Fairest and Most Improved awards. Please ask Chris or Queenie for details re:time & location.
In 2009 four mates who trained together every Saturday to test there Mixed Martial Arts skills thought they would try something a bit different. A trip to Brisbane ensued for the QLD BJJ Championships. We had a fantastic time and were all hooked. DBJJ Darwin was born that Saturday night over our celebratory drinks.
During this month the stand up technique O Soto Gari has been the focus of the Saturday competition class. To see this throw in action follow this YouTube link: O Soto Gari Breakdown