The Brazilian Team Nationals is set to go down this Saturday at Rio de Janeiro’s Tijuca Tennis Club. Names like Ricardo Vieira, Francielio Fernandes (Alliance), Theodoro Canal (GFTeam), Erick Raposo and João Gabriel (Soul Fighters), Diogo Almeida and Kitner Moura (Gracie Elite), Herico Hesley and Nilson Ricardo (Nova União), to name a few, will be defending their respective team colors to prove which academy has the toughest athletes in Brazil.
Denilson Pimenta and Ítalo Lins were also among those called on to represent their GFTeam. Check them out demonstrating three exercises for passing guard in the video below.
To check out the team rosters click here.
Check out the Brazilian Team Nationals timetable:
|10:00||Juvenile blue belt|
|Adult male lightweight and middleweight blue belt|
|Adult male middleweight blue belt|
|12:00||Adult male heavyweight blue belt|
|Adult female blue belt|
|Master male lightweight brown/black belt|
|13:45||Master male heavyweight brown/black belt|
|Adult male lightweight brown/black belt|
|15:20||Adult male heavyweight brown black belt|
|Adult male lightweight purple belt|
|Adult male middleweight purple belt|
|16:40||Adult male heavyweight purple belt|
For further information visit the cbjj.com.br website.
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