Julio Fernandez BJJ Camp Oct. 11-13
Julio “Foca” Fernandez, Eric’s instructor & 6th Degree Black Belt under Carlson Gracie, will be traveling to Richmond to offer a weekend campat Richmond BJJ Academy October 11-13. The camp will be Friday night, all day Saturday, and half of the day on Sunday. Mark your calendars now and be ready to reserve your spot. This camp WILL sell out fast with only 30 spots available. Sign-ups start Monday, August 12th!
Congrats to Jake Majeski
Congratulations to Richmond BJJ Academy student Jake Majeski for his fantastic performance at the US Grappling Grapplemania XVI in Henderson, North Carolina on July 20th! Jake won five of six matches– four of the wins by submission! Jake won a Gold Medal in his No-Gi division, and Silver in his Gi division! We’re proud of you Jake!
Women’s BJJ classes are offered twice a month on Saturdays from 1-3 pm. We had a 2-month hiatus in the summer but classes will resume in September.
The Mid-Atlantic Grappling Girls open mat series had a well-attended event in Virginia Beach on August 3rd. The next event will be in Maryland in September. Go here on Facebook to stay up-to-date on the open mats. The open mats are always free, and open to any woman, regardless of affiliation or experience level.