Starting Nov. 4, brown belt Kristina Barlaan will be teaching classes for females at GMA academy Institute of Martial Arts. The instructors list includes head professor Caio Terra along with Osvaldo “Queixinho” and Samir Chantre. Since moving back to the Bay Area, Kristina has expanded the network of knowledge in San Jose.
Kristina is an active competitor with titles such as Pan American Champion at both blue and brown and has medaled at the World Championship at every belt level. She also runs an open man series called Inspire All Female Open Mat which debuted in the Bay Area last month.
The classes will be held every Monday and Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Those who sign up for the women’s program will also have access to the fundamentals class Monday – Friday!
Kristina says, “Whether you are new to Jiu-Jitsu or just looking to train with other women, these classes will be fun and challenging for all levels! Ladies, let’s train!”
For more information, please contact Nick@bjjsanjose.com, call IMA at 408-396-3223, or drop by for a visit at 855 Park Ave. San Jose, CA 95126. You can also visit the website at http://www.bjjsanjose.com/