Baltimore Martial Arts Kids Competition “Team Xtreme – Renato Tavares” competed at the Junior Grappling Association tournament in Millersville, Maryland Saturday April 16th 2011.
Baltimore Martial Arts “Team Xtreme” representing Renato Tavares from American Top Team Vero Beach, Florida won the Second place AAA team trophy award Our grappling team consisted of ten children ages 5-13 and beginner to advanced. Team BMAA won numerous gold medals including the “Iron Grappler” cup which was awarded to the grappler (Justin Pyle – 10 matches) who had the most matches for the day. Missing from photo is Kaylin, Tyler and Ryan who had to leave early.
Five year old Lucas Lopez competed in his second tournament with Baltimore Martial Arts. He suffered his first loss in many matches in the “Dragon Open” division. Below is Lucas in action.
Lucas won two gold grappling medals and one silver. Last tournament Lucas won three gold jujitsu medals.
Baltimore Martial Arts will have its own Junior Brazilian Jujitsu tournament on May 21st. Our Brazilian Jiu-jitsu travel team will be attending another Junior Grappling tournament on May 28th and The Good Fight on June 11th. We hope you can make it.