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Grappling Competition Dates for NZ 2019

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Grappling Competition Dates for NZ 2019 (So far)  26th January - Mana Championship Submission Only - Auckland 9th February - Full Force Submission Only - Hamilton 23rd February - NZ Grappler No Gi Regionals - Auckland 2nd March - Rivercity No Gi Tournament - Whanganui 9th March - NZ Grappler Kids Camp - Auckland 16th March - NZ Grappler No Gi Regionals - Wellington 6th April - NZ Grappler No Gi Nationals - Auckland 13th and 14th April - TNT Gi and No Gi Invitational - Auckland 13th April - Wellington Open Submission Only No Gi - Wellington 27th April - Māori Nationals - New Plymouth 4th May - NZ Grappler Kids Camp - Auckland 18th May - NZ Grappler Gi Regionals - Dunedin 15th June - NZ Grappler Gi -Auckland 29th June - Rivercity Gi Tournament - Whanganui July 13th - Southern Tribes Gi Open - Levin 26th-28th July - Submission Sisters - Nz Girls Grappling Camp - Hamilton 10th August - NZ Grappler Gi - Wellington 21st September - Wellington Open - Submission Only Gi - Wellington 28th Se

Training report: Back position

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The fundamental topic for the week was the back position. We also continued in our back attacks (enter the system) for our advanced students. It was the second week for the year and we can start seeing some good numbers in terms of attendance (especially at Epsom where we had 26 students on Thursday night). Also, we had 6 female members training last Tuesday which a new record. We are still open to take more students. All level welcome. We will be teaching side control next week for beginners and continue on our back attack system for advanced program.

More Competitions, More BJJ Camp in NZ

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4 events to put in your calendars NOGI SUBS ONLY COMPS Move over IBJJF and SJJF rules with your boring points system, complex rules and restricted submissions The new kid on the block is submission only event with cool rules like knee reaping and a wider range of submissions like heel hooks, spinal lock etc.. Did I mention "no point system as well? The first event that I noticed was an sub only NOGI event competition with Mana Championship which will be held in Auckland on Saturday 26 January 2019. https://www.facebook.com/events/363913594371289/ Full Force Sub only Nogi Competition is on Saturday 09 February 2019 and will be held at MMA Core in Hamilton. https://www.facebook.com/events/280423169322262/ BJJ CAMPS Theses events are gender based BJJ camp: Woman only BJJ camp. For years, local BJJ women created this unique type of camp in Auckland which grew by the years to the point when they fill the roster of female guest i

NZ Grappler - NO GI - National Championship - NZ OPEN - Saturday 06 April 2019 - Barfoot and THompson Stradium 203 Kohimara Road Auckland

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NZ Grappler - NO GI -  National Championship - NZ OPEN - Saturday 06 April 2019 - Barfoot and THompson Stadium 203 Kohimara Road Auckland Please contact NZ grappler for more information http://nzgrappler.co.nz/

NZ Grappler - NOGI - SUmmer Slam - Auckland Regional Series - 23 February 2019 - Kohimarama

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New Zealand's Premier Grappling Circuit Come and dust off those cobwebs at the Auckland Regional Summer Slam. No Gi Grappling at its finest right here in Auckland. We are now fully running our SmoothComp system so don't miss out on your chance to rack up those points ! Every match you have will be recorded in your official BJJ record, that you will be able to keep for life. Prize giving for divisions are going to be held 15 minutes after the division is finished for both Adults and Kids - so that you can get on with your weekend ! We will have a streamlined process for athletes on the ground and will have your brackets published before the event along with the schedule. As the tournament grows, we put back in, so that we all level up together! Spectators $10 REGISTRATIONS open NOW https://sjjfnz.smoothcomp.com/en/event/1509 https://www.facebook.com/events/1141679652673089/?active_tab=about

Training report: Mount and Back attacks

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For the fundamental program, we covered the topic of mount. We taught the basics of mount: grapevine, high mount and S mount. Also we covered a couple of escapes and submission as well. For the advanced program, we started our inaugural Back attacks: Enter the system. We covered the basics of the straightjacket system and the weak side vs strong side concept. In terms of numbers of students, while most students were back to the mats on our first week. We had a couple of new members at each site as well. But we still can take more students (especially at the sandringham dojo), so if you have been thinking to join in. Please turn up for a free class or send us an email if you need more information. https://ftu.re/

Special Discount for Future Kimono

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No Gi - Sub Only Competition

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No Gi - Sub Only Competition Divisions: Beginner - Less than 1 year of BJJ or Grappling experience Intermediate - 1 to 3 years of BJJ or Grappling experience Advanced - More than 3 years of BJJ or Grappling experience Men - u70kg, u80kg, u90kg, u100kg, +100kg Women - u60kg, u70kg, u80kg, +80kg (Divisions may be combined in order to ensure competitors get the opportunity to get a few matches. Age limit is 13 years old (13 - 17 with parent/guardian consent) Event Details: Saturday 26th Jan 2018 City Kickboxing, Auckland CBD Registration closes Friday 25th Jan at 5pm. Entry Cost: $30 advance payment or $40 on the day (registration still needs to be done before cutoff). Spectator Fee: $5 for adults, $10 per family - 50% of proceeds will go to charity. Weigh in will take place from 12:30-1:00pm Absolute will be open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place from intermediate and advanced divisions. For more information, please contact organizer directly. https://www.faceboo

Training program for Semester 1 of 2019

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Year 2019 Week 1 (Starts Monday 07 Jan) Fundamentals: Mount Advanced: Back Attacks (enter the system) Week 2 (Starts Monday 14 Jan) Fundamentals: Back Advanced: Back Attacks (enter the system) Week 3 (Starts Monday 21 Jan) Fundamentals: Side Control Advanced: Back Attacks (enter the system) Week 4 (Starts Monday 28 Jan) Fundamentals: Knee on the belly Advanced: Back Attacks (enter the system) Week 5 (Starts Monday 04 February) Fundamentals: North South Advanced: Leg Locks (enter the system) Week 6 (Starts Monday 11 February) Fundamentals: Guard Submissions Advanced: Leg Locks (enter the system) Week 7 (Starts Monday 18 February) Fundamentals: Guard passes Advanced: Competition training NZ Grappler No GI Auckland - Saturday 23 February  Week 8 (Starts Monday 25  February) Fundamentals: Guard sweeps Advanced: Leg Locks (enter the system) Week 9 (Starts Monday 04 March) Fundamentals: Top half guard Advanced: Kimura (enter the system) Inter clubs