Tuesday, 13 July 2021

TUESDAY 27 JULY 2021 TERM 3 KIDS PROGRAMME BEGINS

 Please send an email to enroll your kids for the term 3 which starts on Tuesday 27 July 2021.


We have 2 classes available per week depending on age and maturity.

The kids classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 03.45 pm to 4.30 pm. 

The age range starts from 5 years old. 

The Junior classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 04.30 pm to 06.00 pm. 

The age range starts from 10 years old. 

As usual, we will have limited spots to ensure a good ration of teacher/students.

Please email at info@aucklandbjj.com

Thank you.





Friday, 9 July 2021

Training report: Seminar, ADDC NZ Gold medal and Kids graduation

It was a busy week which concluded by the graduations for the kids and Juniors classes.


The week started with a seminar with Rob Sensei on Tuesday.

Rob is a 6th Judoka and is the head coach at the Auckland University Judo Club.

Lawrence also brought his gold medal from the inaugural ADCC NZ competition.

On Thursdays we had graduations for the kids and juniors classes which conclude this school term. They will have a break during the school holidays. Some of the Juniors Squad students will be attending the adult classes during the school holidays.

We are taking new members for the classes (kids, Juniors and adults).

Please email us to book a space for free classes.

This is important for all the classes as we have limited spaces.

 










Friday, 2 July 2021

Seminar with Rob Levy Sensei (6th DanJudo)

 We have the pleasure to host a seminar with Rob Levy (6th Dan Judo).


Rob is the president of the Auckland University Judo Club and their head Sensei.

The seminar will be on Tuesday 06/07/21 and will be free to our members.

"Rob Levy represented New Zealand as a top level international competitor for over ten years. As well as being a New Zealand weight division and open weight champion, he has medalled at Oceania, US Open, Maccabi Games and Commonwealth Championships. Rob represented New Zealand at three World Championships and has spent a substantial amount of time living, competing and training in Asia, the UK and Europe. Rob has also been a New Zealand Masters Champion (that's the "old bastards"), a New Zealand Kata Champion (and judge) and medalled for New Zealand in the first Asian Masters Open in 2010.


Rob was also Judo New Zealand's Senior Men's Coach from 2011-2016 and holds coaching qualifications from the British Judo Association and Judo New Zealand. Under his watch, the New Zealand team tied their highest judo medal haul at the Commonwealth Games in 2014, with two silvers and three bronzes. As well as being a National Selector, Rob was a member of Judo New Zealand's High Performance Commission and also has been the Head Coach of the Auckland Training Squad since 2012. "






See you on the mats.

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Competitions Calendar for next few months

The next couple of months are loaded with competitions of different rules and format.


26 June 2021.

Auckland will host the inaugural ADDC event in August.

It will held during the New Zealand Combat Expo at the EventFinda Stadium, Silverfield , Nortshore,

If you like Nogi, this is the place to compete or watch as a spectactor.

The deadline to register is 22/06.


Link to sign up or for more info

https://adcc-new-zealand.smoothcomp.com/en/event/4860





17 July 2021

BOP Open Gi Tournament

This Gi event will be held in the heart of Rotorua.

It will be good reason to do a bit of local tourism as well.

The deadline to sign up is 14/07

The rules are SJJIF.

https://sjjif.com/rule-book/

To sign up or for more info

https://smoothcomp.com/en/event/4881




09 August 2021

The combat Centre Jiu-Jitsu will be hosting the TCC Jiu-Jitsu Gi Open.

The event will be GI and will be using the IBJJF rules.

https://ibjjf.com/books-videos

It is probably the first competition to use the IBJJF rules, after NZ grappler did the switch to SJJF. 

However, the event will also a round robin format for division of 5 or fewer competitors.

Please study the rules carefully.

Deadline for registration is 09/07.

It will held in Westgate (West Auckland)



There are more events in South Island and Wellington for the competitors keen to travel a bit further.

03 July

Wellington Winter Championship.

It will be Gi and NOGI under SJJIF rules.

The event is held in Parapaumu, Kaipiti Coast.

https://sjjfnz.smoothcomp.com/en/event/5033





24 July

South Islands Champs GI & NOGI in Blenheim.

Rules will be SJJIF.

https://sjjif.com/rule-book/


For more info on the event

https://smoothcomp.com/en/event/4719




21 August

The Carlson Gracie New Zealand will be hosting the Queenstown Gi Open

Late registration is 17 August.

For more info

https://smoothcomp.com/en/event/4719




09 November

Queenstown

King of the South 4 - BJJ GI and NOGI Competition under IBJJF rules 

Late registration 09 Nov.

https://smoothcomp.com/en/event/4908










Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Training Report: Week One Semester 2

The first week of semester 2 was a busy seven days of activities.

Monday was a public holidays but Laurance decided to run a class instead of an open mats.

Tuesdays to Friday were the normal classes schedule with James taking the usual nogi Friday night class.

We had our usual open mats on Saturday where our students come down to drill and rolls.

To conclude this week, we also had a open mats from 12-2 pm on Sunday as well.

Our kids and adults programs are striving and we are still taking new members.


Our kids classes are taught by 1 brown belt and 3 blue belts instructors.

Our adults classes are taught by 4 black belts and 1 brown belt.


Please send an email or message for more information and book in your free class.