NABJJF Nationals BJJ Tournament

Congrats athletes on job well done on Saturday September 16, 2017 at the NABJJF Nationals held in San Diego

NABJJF Jiu Jitsu Tournament

The North American Brazilian Jiu JItsu Federation put on a great Jiu JItsu tournament here in San Diego, drawing from some of the top notch BJJ Schools in the area. The tournament also had competitors come from all over the US into SD to do battle.

San Diego Jiu Jitsu NABJJF Nationals BJJ tournament

Jiu Jitsu Athletes shine

Excel Jiu Jitsu Oceanside had a handful of competitors step on the mats and show some amazing talent. One of the biggest creed’s we go by is to ‘Never Give Up’. All fighters fought until the final buzzard sounded.

We had some spectacular come from behind victories as well as some heart breaking defeats. It’s all good as all athletes walk away with more experience and more grit for the next event.

Medal Winners

We had our youth athletes do awesome in performance as well as display great character. Our Kids BJJ competitors worked hard and hustled in their matches and put out some smooth Jiu Jitsu.

We also had our adult competitors put out some amazing matches. The tournament as a whole was an incredible display of some of the best Jiu Jitsu around.  Congratulations once again to everyone that endured the day. This includes the support team that stuck it out, cheered and applauded until the last fighter competed.

NABJJF San Diego Jiu Jitsu tournament women BJJ athletes

San Diego has incredible Jiu Jitsu

Although most of the competitors were from San Diego and Los Angeles area, there were many athletes that came from afar. We talked to a handful of competitors that flew in from Brazil and from Japan.  Everyone was respectful and were good sports.

Just a quick note for our Kids BJJ program; To all parents, your child will benefit greatly from these events as they help to shape the character of all boys and girls. These events help to build up toughness in children, and that toughness will help them in life.

SJJIF World Championships

SJJIF is hosting the Jiu Jitsu World Championships next month in LA. Many Jiu Jitsu practitioners used this tournament, the Nationals San Diego, as preparation for the huge event coming up at the end of October.

For all Jiu JItsu Tournaments, there is a lot that goes into making each event an event that everyone will remember for a long time to come.BJJ tournaments are held every month, all year long by various organizations and associations. We wish good luck for all those that step it up and go after it. Competing will help these Martial Artists to get to the next level.

See everyone at the next event!

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