Keep your calendars clear for the next promotions date. As always it will be held at the Santa Cruz school with a traditional lunch afterwards. Lunch location to be confirmed at a later date. Our academy will be filled with students, family and friends sharing stories, laughter, a lot of high fives, applause and a few will be choked up and there will be tears. We will start the day with our Kids from all of our schools. The kids in our programs have worked hard, learned, trained and are beginning on their exciting paths in BJJ. They are our next generation of competitors and hopefully another
If you were not able to attend last years seminar, you have another opportunity to be part of a awesome seminar with multiple Black Belts teaching some techniques. If you cannot attend and still want to donate, please contact Claudio at the Santa Cruz dojo or via your instructor at your local school. 1658 Soquel Dr., Suite C, Santa Cruz, California 95065Ph: 831.476.7650
One Session this year! June 22nd – 26th 10:00am-3:00pm, Ages 8-13 Ages 8-13 $150 for CFBJJ Members $175 for Non-Members Children will have the opportunity to: ¨ Learn both self defense and sport Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ¨ Play games and sports ¨ Learn how important nutrition and exercise play in a healthy lifestyle ¨ Beach days ¨ Trip to the Fire Dept Claudio Franca Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1658 Soquel Drive, Suite C Santa Cruz, CA 95065 831-476-7650 • claudiofrancabjj.com
Congratulations to our head instructor on winning the Pan Ams! 2015 champion bringing the gold back to Watsonville!
Our own main instructor Raul Quintero wins all his matches to obtain the Brown Belt championship title at the 2014 Master Worlds IBJJF Championships. Congratulations Raul Quintero! Come train with the world champion and see why this school is growing so fast in the BJJ community! Bring your children in and see why our kids program is one of the largest teams around!
It was a fabulous day at our CFBJJ Academy. Congratulations to all those awarded a promotion. Professor Claudio Franca wore a smile from ear to ear all day long. Overall it was a great, inspiring and joyous day. We hope everyone enjoyed their day too! Finally the day arrived and our academy was filled with students, family and friends sharing stories, laughter, a lot of high fives, applause and a few choked up tears. We started the day with our Kids from all of our schools. The kids in our programs have worked hard, learned, trained and are beginning on their exciting paths in BJJ. They are
Professor Claudio Franca awarded Black Belt rank to three long-time students during this academy’s promotion ceremony. Master Claudio Franca awarded Black Belt distinction to Thomas Rumsey and Sawato Kawamura of Santa Cruz, and Justin Pascone of Salinas. Rumsey, 53, and Kawamura, 27, have been training under Franca for 16 years. Pascone has been training for 10 years.