UPDATED: BJJ schedule changes taking effect next week

*Post updated on Wed, Feb 1. There will be some additions and changes to the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu schedule taking effect on Monday, February 6. Here’s how it looks starting next week: Monday 7:00 p.m. Gi Tuesday 12:00 p.m. Gi and 8:00 p.m. No Gi Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Gi Thursday 12:00 p.m. Gi and 8.00 p.m. Gi Saturday 12.00 p.m. …

Scott Lewis’s BJJ team reaches new heights at belt gradings

A lot of Kombat’s Nova Uniao team members earned new stripes at the year-end BJJ belt gradings held on Decemeber 10. Six students were also promoted to new belt colours. David Beckles leveled-up from Blue to Purple and Vijay Hemanchal, Christopher Smith, Chris Risze, Scott Richie and Tailz (Sean) Kent all moved from White to Blue. Congratulations to all on …

BJJ Kombatants show and prove at 2011 Toronto NAGA Championship

The 2011 Toronto North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Championship went down December 3rd weekend as part of the MMA Fan Expo in Mississauga. NAGA holds over 45 mixed grappling tournaments a year and this was its inaugural Canadian event. Team Nova Uniao’s Kombatants were on hand to do what they do best, and they walked away quite decorated. Give these …

BJJ Provincials rundown: Team Nova Uniao claims third place

The 2011 Ontario Provincial Jiu Jitsu Championship rolled through Toronto a couple of weekends ago and Team Nova Uniao made a strong showing, placing third in overall team standings, edged out by Team Renzo Gracie in first and Team Ascension in second. Last year’s event drew over 500 competitors and this year’s competition was equally impressive, attracting players from Ottawa, …

In-House BJJ tourney a great success

Thanks to all the Kombat Arts and Buckley BJJ students who came out and participated in the In-House BJJ Tournament held at Kombat last month. The turnout was impressive with over 50 competitors. There were a lot of fantastic matches held, and all the time and hard work everyone’s been putting in on the mats is clearly paying off. Keep …

BJJ belt gradings on Saturday

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belt gradings are going down this Saturday at the club. Remember to bring your Gi and make sure to sign up using the form posted in the BJJ room. Pre-registration is mandatory for grading. What: BJJ belt gradings When: Saturday, December 10 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where: Kombat Arts Training Academy Oss and good luck!

Congratulations to all Kombat Classic 2011 participants

The 2011 Kombat Classic BJJ tournament was a great success — big thanks to everyone who came out to participate, all the teams and coaches, the spectators, Turner Fenton Secondary School, and also to Scott Lewis and everyone who helped put this event together. Our Kombat athletes trained hard and put on a great showing. Congrats to everyone on their …

Last chance to register for the 2011 Kombat Classic

Pre-registration for the 2011 Kombat Classic closes tonight at midnight. Athletes not registered must sign-up (additional fee) the day of the event. To register for competition and stay posted on the list of athletes and divisions, visit the event page. What: The 2011 Kombat Classic 2011 BJJ tournament When: This weekend, Sat. and Sun. May 28-29th, 2011 Where: Turner Fenton …