MMA, BJJ, and Submission Grappling Results at the Tiger Balm for Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver
Congratulations to Emilio Ditrocchio for placing Gold in Gi BJJ and Silver in Submission Grappling. Also special congratulations to Miguel Beleno for placing Gold in Pankration/MMA in his weight division and earning a second gold medal in a special match against an opponent who outweighed him by 50 pounds. He finished that fight by ground and pound in the head and arm position while working for the entangled arm bar. This was a definite spirit award. Miguel also got a silver in Gi BJJ and silver in submission grappling.
Here is some information on our Submission Wrestling classes:
Vancouver’s ultimate Submission Wrestling training for: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Self Defense, Fitness, Mental Discipline and Sport.
Our Submission Wrestling classes utilize techniques adapted from free-style wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu – BJJ Vancouver, “Catch-as-catch-can” (Folk American wrestling), Catch Wrestling, Shoot wrestling, Sambo, and Judo. These techniques are modified to be applicable for Pankration, MMA fighting (Mixed Martial Arts) and Submission wrestling as a sport. Our submission wrestling classes are a subsection of our Pankration curriculum.
It is the blending of our striking within the grappling context that makes our style unique and distinctive.
Whether it is the blending of striking and grappling to and from clinching, to take-downs, to ground fighting with submissions, our style is geared towards practicality.
Since our style and curriculum has a broad range of techniques, the individual student has the ability and potential to express their skills to the fullest degree.
Our classes provide an excellent physical workout developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardio vascular fitness and flexibility. In the process of training and getting in great shape, the student will be learning techniques that are useful for self-defence and sport.
Our classes are taught by experienced martial artists emphasizing discipline and respect with the aim of helping the student achieve their goals while enjoying the process and developing camaraderie. Many of the students and instructors have been successful using the school’s style in pankration/mixed martial arts and submission wrestling competition.