Saturday, 19 October 2019

The year of the hybrid: Judo & BJJ competitor Stu

Over this week-end. Stu had finished his last competition for the year 2019.

He won Gold and Silver at the Judo New Zealand 2019 National Championship that was held at Rotorua.



Over this year, he received medals in Gi, Nogi and Judo National event.

Stu cross trained and compete under different rules and format which makes him a hybrid in martial arts of grappling.





On the 27 September 2019, Stu won a silver medal at the NZ grappler Gi Nationals.









On the 07 September 2019, Stu won his division at under 90 kilo (master) and won another silver medal in the open. It was for the North Island Judo Championship.



12 May 2019, Stu won a bronze at the under 90 kg at the Auckland International Open (Judo)



In May, Stu traveled to Japan to compete in the Judo masters. He won bronze medal on his weight bracbet and won silver medal with master team competition. In the below pictures, you can see Stu carrying the late Rick Sensei. Stu traveled to Japan with Rick Sensei and trained under Rick Sensei for many years before he passed away.







Saturday 06 April 2019, Stu won  the silver medal at the NZ grappler Nogi Nationals.



Stu trains and compete for Auckland University Judo Club.


Stu also teach BJJ at Auckland BJJ



Both clubs are taking new members, come in for a free class or email us for more information.



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