The 2010 World championship brought only good things to Gracie Barra Rohnert Park, in California.
The team did great in Long Beach and the rewards came sooner than expected.
Professor Aparecido Bill promoted coach Elliott Hastings to purple belt after a valiant performance at the BJJ World Championship. He made it 4 rounds, losing to the competitor who took home gold.
Coach Enrique Jaramillo just earned his brown belt after years of hard training. Students Sambath Yon and Sophorn Ouk received their purple belts this week as well.