Huge wins and performances at Grappling Industries in Secaucus NJ. First big competition for our coaches in 2019. Both stepped up to the plate and preformed beautifully.
Coach George was in the 170-79lb blue belt division. He had 4 very exciting matches and showed up to win. He won his 1st match via arm bar. He won his second match 26-0. His 3rd match lost 6-0 and won the Bronze medal match via arm bar! It was a great showing of your jiu jitsu skills here at North Jersey MMA Academy put into action. We are all very proud of George.
Next up Coach Sergio entered the Advance Absolute division. He had 4 very exciting matches having to dig into a different part of his bag of tricks for each match. He won his 1st match 12-4. His 2nd match 9-3. His 3rd match via Knee bar and his most exciting match the Gold medal match he had a HUGE come from behind knee bar victory over a very tough World Champion and Pan Am Jiu Jitsu champion Leon Jackson.
It was a very exciting day for our competitors we are proud to have both young men as a staple of our academy and coaching staff here at North Jersey MMA Academy.