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Graduation pictures for Semester One 2019

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Once again, we hosted our graduation at our Sandringham's location. We also invited our friends from ETK and their BJJ coach Kula to celebrate the end of semester one. We also had the traditional pizzas party afterward (over 370$). Looking forward to the semester two and finish the year strong. If you want to start training or have stopped for a while, please come down or email us for a free class. All levels welcome.

Auckland Kids BJJ program

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Are you looking for a kids program for your kids? Please check out our affiliate club called Auckland Kids BJJ. https://www.aucklandkidsbjj.com/ Coach Adam Evans focuses on teaching kids from 5 to twelve years old.

Taking new students

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Come and join us for the new semester 2. Even if you are running late, we are always taking new students trough the semester. We have classes available from Monday to Thursday at 2 locations. No contract 20 $ in weekly automatic payment. Beginners welcome. Sandringham Classes  Please come down for a free class or email us on  info@aucklandbjj.com  for more information Taking new members. Beginners welcome. Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 pm Where: The classes are held at St Martins Church Hall   681 Sandringham Rd,  Sandringham,  Epsom Classes:  Please come down for a free class or email us on  info@aucklandbjj.com  for more information Taking new members. All levels welcome. Tuesday and Thursday from 6 pm to 8 pm Where:  6 Woodhall Road, Epsom, Auckland, NZ

Taking new students for the new semester

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Year 2019 Semester 2 Monday 24 June: Graduation for Semester One Week 1 (Starts Tuesday 25 June ) Fundamentals: Mount Week 2 (Starts Monday 01 July) Fundamentals: Back Week 3 (Starts Monday 08 July) Fundamentals: Side Control Week 4 (Starts Monday 15 July) Fundamentals: Knee on the belly Week 5 (Starts Monday 22 July) Fundamentals: North South Week 6 (Starts Monday 29 July) Fundamentals: Guard Submissions Week 7 (Starts Monday 05 August) Fundamentals: Guard passes Week 8 (Starts Monday 12 August) Fundamentals: Guard sweeps Week 9 (Starts Monday 19 August) Fundamentals: Top half guard Week 10 (Starts Monday 26 August) Fundamentals: Bottom half guard Week 11 (Starts Monday 2 Sept) Fundamentals: Turtle Week 12 (Starts Monday 9 Sept) Fundamentals: Questions and Answers Week 13 (Starts Monday 16 Sept) Fundamentals: Mount Week 14 (Starts Monday 23 Sept) Fundamentals: Back Saturday 28 September NZ GRAPPLER GI NATIONALS Week 15 

Graduation for Semester One

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Do not forget. Graduation on Monday 24th June 2019 Sandringham Location 681 Sandringham Road, Sandringham Starts from 6 to 8 pm.

Prof. Stu moves up to Second Degree IBJJF certified Black Belt

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Another big Milestone achieved by Prof. Stu obtaining the certification to second degrees black belt from the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation. Stu is now able to promote our students to black belt and will be able to endorse their application to the IBJJF as well. This position solidify our independence as a club and we can remain free from having to be affiliated to anyone.

A Kiwi among Jiu Jitsu Royalty

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During a work trip to the US, I worked into my busy schedule a little free time to visit a couple of the most legendary jiu jitsu clubs on the east coast. Maybe even the world. I was in Atlantic City where a work conference was being held for work, but a quick google and I discovered I wasn’t too far away from New Jersey's famous Ocean County Jiu Jitsu, home to Professor Tom De Blass. So I figured this was as close as I will likely ever be to the club and planned to attend the evening class from 6pm. It was about 55 mins from where I was staying but I arrived a little early and watched the kids class finish up. I had messaged ahead to Tom De Blass on instagram and to my surprise he replied and said I was welcome to join. Although when I arrived there was no sign of him. So I sat there for a bit, not sure what to do, until finally about 5 mins before class, he emerged and motioned me over to his office. The first thing you notice is that he is a big guy. He shook my han