ABJJ (Anchorage Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)

2014 Alaska State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation

2014 Alaska State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation

Alaska State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation

Presents 

2014 Alaska State Submission Grappling Championship™

When: November 8th starting at 9am.  More detailed start times by bracket will be available a few days before the event.

Where:             LumenChristiHigh School

8110 Jewel Lake Road
Anchorage,AK99502

Cost: $75 your bracket or $85 for your bracket and the absolute (all weights) division.  

Registration Deadlines:  October 10th 11:59pm to receive a free shirt, October 24th 11:59pm no free shirt no extra charge, November 3rd 11:59pm final deadline. Anyone registering after October 24th will be charged an extra $10.

This tournament is open to adults (16 years old and up) and children (5-15year olds).  Both Men’s and Women’s brackets available, see rules for weight classes.

Weigh-Ins:  EITHER at Anchorage BJJ (113 W. Northern Lights, Anchorage, AK) on November 7th  from 4-8pm OR at the tournament before your match.  If you are unable to make the weight you registered for then you will not be allowed to compete, no refunds.  Bring your ID to weigh-ins.

At the time of weigh-ins you will need to sign a liability waiver.  Minor participants (anyone under the age of 18) must bring a parent or legal guardian to sign the waiver, failure to do so will result in disqualification, no refunds.

Rules Clinic:  November 7th  from 6-7:30pm at Anchorage BJJ (113 W. Northern Lights,AnchorageAK).  The entire set of rules will be reviewed and questions answered.  Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend.

Brackets:  Brackets will be posted by November 7th

Any questions about registration should be sent to: management@asbjjf.com.

To register follow the below link:

http://www.strongvon.com/akgrappling2014/

1 Response to "2014 Alaska State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation"
  • Rafeeque On 24/11/2014 @ 06:30 AM

    Jiu Jitsu is much much more difficult than kartae which is probably why. Most “Dojos” allow you to get a black belt after 3-5 years. To get one in brazilian jiu jitsu it takes at least 8-10 but many people take 10-15. Plus from my experience (6+ years of kartae and 3+ years of bjj) people put in a lot more work at bjj. Its also difficult because in kartae you get promoted when you learn the forms needed to test. In bjj you get promoted when you can beat almost everyone at your current belt level and some of the people at the belt above you. So there are no shortcuts in jiu jitsu.If you go to a good bjj school they will teach self-defense, takedowns and some other rudimentary stand-up that will help you use your bjj in real world settings. I don’t want to sound like a kartae hater because I think its great. Its especially great for kids because it teaches discipline and self-control while providing a really good work out. I also think bjj is very difficult to teach to children (probably 12ish is the earliest I think it can really be taught well). From my personal experience bjj is much more difficult and better suited to real life self-defense.References : 6+ years of kartae and 3 years of bjj

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