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Auckland BJJ Club is now 7 years old

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Stu and myself opened our club at the Tuaman Gym in Onehunga on the 26th Nov 2011. We are very great full to David Tua to let us teach BJJ in his boxing gym as he gave us a profit share deal. It was great as when you start up a club and have no students, you cannot afford to pay expensive hourly rent. Then we moved on to Epsom and opened a second additional dojo in Sandringham. We also have an affiliate named Auckland Kids BJJ which specialize in teaching kids. Not bad for a little club that just wanted to offer BJJ in our neighborhood instead of having to travel to the CBD. We would to thank everyone that helped and supported us through the past seven years. Please see below some randoms pictures that I found on our FB page

Training report: Top half guard and some quick updates on the end of the year and beginning of the year

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This week, it was top half guard for fundamentals. Traditionally, we like to teach up to 3 half guard passes for this topic. But recently, we have been adding a bit of kimura trap into our fundamental classes. The rash guard and nogi guard have arrived. I am very pleased with the quality of the rash guard and the shorts are very good as with an internal string that goes around the waist. Laurance has a few white rash guards and a few nogi shorts left for sale. So if you did not pre order, this is your chance. Please contact him directly. I really like the color combination of my rash guard as it looks similar to the Tino Rangatiratanga Flag. On Tuesday, we had the visit of Benoit Cadet. He is a 4th Dan French Judoka who trains at our sister club Auckland University Judo Club. He taught us Ouchi Gari. NZ grappler has released their 2018 calendar which had a few surprises. They are running NO GI Auckland on the 23 February. The Nogi Nationals