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Belt Promotions

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

On Monday and Tuesday we had some new belt promotions at Carlson Gracie Essex.

Nikolas Maschas - Blue Belt
Daniel Rainbird - Blue Belt
Dom Harris - Orange Belt (Junior grade)

All three are committed BJJ practitioners and team members who have worked hard to achieve this level. We are proud to have them represent Carlson Gracie Essex on and off the mats. Congratulations.

Gradings were followed by the customary belt whippings.

Carlson Gracie Oooooossssssss


Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Following the excellent seminar from Eduardo Goncalves on 07/05/2011, Carlson Gracie Essex held its first belt promotion session.
The following belts were awarded.

Paul Harper-  Blue Belt
Frank Sandersan- Blue Belt
Kuba Niedzwiecki- Blue Belt
James Costa- Blue Belt
Harry Ryan - Yellow Belt (Junior grade)

These students have been all been training in BJJ and grappling regularly for over 12 months, and have all tested themselves and represented the team in competition. Huge congratulations to all on well earned promotions!