Tiger Balm Internationals 2011 Results Posener’s Pankration/MMA and Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver
Submission Wrestling: Andrew Devlin-Gold, Chris Katsiamatis-Bronze, Martin Kwiatkowski (no one in his division or adjacent division), Victor Wang – missed his division :(, Honorable mention-Stefan Hawes.
MMA: Chris Katsiamatis-Silver(DQ in finals) in junior or kids mma, Aladdin Ramadan-Bronze(excellent fight) in the teen or youth mma division,
Kickboxing: Minna Kim-Gold( Also fought in higher weight class for experience), Kevin Lam-Gold, Steve Cukic-Silver( fought in same division as teammate Kevin Lam), Sandeep Kaler-Silver, Honourable mention to Francis Tiapis who fought in 2 weight divisions above his natural weight due to no one in his proper category for experience. OSU! Good job for the Kickboxing event as part of our Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program. The Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program can adapt to a kickboxing rules event.
Pankration: Chris Katsiamatis-Gold, Brandy Le-Gold, Dimitri Katsiamitis-Silver, Honourable mention: Michael Vu, Rudy Martinello, and Delan Ossman.
Special thanks to the assistant coaches and supporters: Jonas Kwiatkowski, Victor Wang, Liz Loscerbo, Ashley Leong, Emilio Ditrocchio, and the rest of the team! OSU! Good work everybody!
Andrew Devlin is pictured with his fight team t-shirt and after winning his gold medal in submission wrestling or, as it is sometimes referred to, no gi jiu-jitsu or submission grappling or no gi brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
Here is a description of our submission wrestling program:
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.
Here is a link to our website: Posener’s Pankration/MMA, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Submission Wrestling, Cardio Kickboxing and weapons