Wednesday, September 24, 2008

US National Jiu Jitsu Championships Results

Congrats to Street Sports blue belt Mike Ripberger for winning enough matches to take home a bronze at the US National Championships in Carson, California last Saturday.

Street Sports would also like to salute team members: Sangmook Bae, Anthony Genova, Adam Treanor, John Rickel for competing and showing some great jiu jitsu on the mats!

Also, congrats to Joel from Street Sports Sherman Oaks, who took home a silver for his efforts!

Tournament Photos:

Mike on the medal stand

Mike about to fight

Mike getting the mount & the choke

John looking for a sweep

John after a fight

Adam on the feet

Adam looking for a sweep

Joel on the medal stand

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

John Rickel Wins Silver Medal at NABJJ

Congrats to Street Sports black belt John Rickel for winning silver recently at the North American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Nationals!

Check out John en route to victory.

Foot Grab

Hee Haw?

Side Mount

Faixa Preta - Jiu Jitsu Comic

Our friend John Machado is being featured in what we believe to be is the first ever comic about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Based on some of John's true life stories, the comic is actually set in the future. The series is penned and drawn by veteran videogame character designer Chadwick Coleman. If you're into jiu-jitsu and comics, look for it in a store this summer!

The Story of the Movie "Redbelt"

This video will allow you to go behind the scenes into Street Sports Jiu Jitsu to discover the inspiration for David Mamet's epic movie "Redbelt". Included are interviews with fighters Renato Magno, John Machado and Randy Couture.