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Spring grappling events in Texas

By georgetteoden / February 4, 2011

Of course, there’s the IBJJF’s Houston International Open which is becoming a reliable warmup for the Pans…  registration is already closed for this event held next weekend, Feb 12-13.  Big names like Ryan Hall and Bruno Bastos are on [url=http://www.ibjjf.org/checagemhouston2011.pdf//url]the competitors list[/url] so it promises to be a fun event. Next up is NAGA’s Dollamur […]


Texas Girls in Gis meets in December….

By georgetteoden / November 29, 2010

Girls in Gis meets again on Sunday December 12– this time, in Dripping Springs, Texas!  Girls in Gis is a group of grappling women that offers female jiu jitsu fighters in Texas a chance to train with other women.  Started by purple belt Ashley Nguyen (of Elite MMA in Houston) to encourage women in jiu jitsu […]


Upcoming grappling events in Texas

By georgetteoden / October 26, 2010

Lots going on in the next few weeks! This weekend in San Antonio, the Gracie Grappling Cup– gi and nogi, with blackbelt matches ($1500 first prize!) on Friday October 29 and everyone else competing on Saturday. Held at the SA Factory of Champions, 8227 Broadway, San Antonio, TX, 78209.  Call Josh Lauber for more information– […]


Women’s Jiu Jitsu Championship– October 9, 2010– near Dallas

By georgetteoden / October 2, 2010

Date: Next Saturday, October 9, 2010 Where: Frisco, Texas (Dallas burb) For more info: go to www.wjjc.info. This is going to be a great tournament… lots of ladies already signed up, but it’s not too late! Sign up now and enjoy a WHOLE TOURNAMENT devoted to grapplechicks.  Kids, teens, women… all belt and experience levels.  […]


Throwdown and Spar-B-Q, Bullshido-style…

By georgetteoden / September 11, 2010

The www.Bullshido.net website is home to martial artists of all persuasions, dedicated to investigating and exposing martial arts frauds.  I’ve been privileged to help with two of these investigations here in Austin and through them have become acquainted with lots of the folks on the Bullshido forums.  Bullshido members routinely organize throwdowns, nondenominational sparring sessions […]


Texas jiu-jitsu scene

By georgetteoden / September 3, 2010

Hey all!  I’m excited to begin covering some of the jiu-jitsu events occuring here in Texas.   Later this month, I’ll be blogging about the next womens’ open mat hosted by Girls in Gis– it will be in Baytown Texas at Elite MMA.  Sunday, September 19, from noon to 3.  Go on facebook and join […]