GD Jiu-Jitsu well represented at the IBJJF San Diego Pro Open

The IBJJF San Diego BJJ Pro took place in San Diego, California on September 13th, 2017 and eleven competitors represented the GD Jiu-Jitsu Association in this tournament. Here are the standouts of the team:

In the brown belt division, Daniel Rodriguez won the adult/rooster. GD Academy’s instructor, Tyson Antillon, tookin the light/adult and in the open class.

In the purple belt division, Max Pascale & Danny O’Donnell closed out the adult/feather.

In the blue belt division, Gabriela Mccrossan took and Blanca Macedo took at the adult/light.

Congratulations to all competitors who went out of their comfort zones to compete in San Diego. You invested time and money on this challenge, and regardless if you received a medal or not, I hope you have internal peace that you literally did the best you could with what you knew on Saturday September 13th.

We would also like to say thank you to ALL coaches and assistant coaches’ help and support, and to all training partners at the academy, who help prepare GD Academy’s competitors to perform well in high level competitions.

As a reminder, the registration for the Southwest BJJ Classic ends on Friday, September 22nd at 11:59pm. Full info at

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