Monthly Archives: May 2012

Colorado State Muay Thai Championships

This past weekend the second Muay Thai State Championships were held in Denver. The tournament was promoted by the Colorado Muay Thai Association. Many of our students won their divisions! Congrats to all of you! Hard work pays off and you all showed incredible skill, endurance and technique. Here are the tournament results: YOUTH: BEG…
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Professor Simms and Coach Keven Win at Fight to Win MMA

Big congrats Professor Matt Simms and coach Keven Hernandez on their wins Saturday night at Fight to Win MMA - Super heroes show! The victories came in the 1st round for both of our fighters. After dominating the exchanges on their feet and moving the fight to the ground both Matt and Keven were able…
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Professor Mike Mendel’s Jorney to BJJ Black Belt

I first started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with Master Zingano in 2004 as a way to burn off some stress, stay in shape and to learn something new.  I had no idea that the "something new" would turn into a passion. I initially thought I would work to my purple belt and that would be enough. …
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World Jiu Jitsu Expo

The first World Jiu Jitsu Expo took place Sunday, May 12th in Long Beach CA. UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suppost to face BJJ world champion Braulio Estima, however Nick Diaz failed to show up at the event. Kron Gracie defeated Braulio's brother, Victor Estima via advantages. Also in the event Kyra Gracie defeated MMA…
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