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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

TEAM EAST COAST BJJ LINEAGE(UPDATED RANKS)

MITSUYO MAEDA> CARLOS GRACIE> CARLOS GRACIE JR>MARCIO SIMAS>CHARLES ALLEN

BROWN BELTS

DAVE MILLER

PURPLE BELTS

CHAD KUHN- 4 STRIPE
PETE SHAWK-3 STRIPE
JONH KRESS- 3 STRIPE
LUCINDA ARNOLD- 2 STRIPE
STEVE INCARNATO-2 STRIPE
JIM JELNCIK- 2 STRIPE
STEVE HINDMAN
BRIAN ARNOLD
BRIAN GEISER
BRAD SCARBROUGH

BLUE BELTS

SHANNON WHITE- 4 STRIPE
LEW GANNARI-3 STRIPE
TIM PERKINS- 2 STRIPE
LOU DARROW- 2 STRIPE
DOM GARRINI
TIM ETTER
BRIAN BOUCHER
PAT SCHOTTENHEIMER

UNDER 16 RANKS

MATT OAKES – ORANGE 4 STRIPES
JAMES MOUNTS II- YELLOW
EVAN STREATOR- WHITE- 2 STRIPES
VINNY FORCHIONE- WHITE 2 STRIPES

WHITE BELTS (W/STRIPES)

TIMMY HARTZELL-4 STRIPE
MATT CRADDOCK-3 STRIPE
NATHAN WAGGONER-3 STRIPE
AARON MAST- 3 STRIPE
JORDAN BALDWIN- 3 STRIPE
DAVE TERNENT- 2 STRIPE
JOSH WILLIAMS- 2 STRIPE
CHASE BACHMAN- 1 STRIPE
K.J. SHAHEEN- 1 STRIPE
HANNAH PITTMAN- 1 STRIPE
BRIAN MULLER- 1 STRIPE
ERIC WOHLWEND- 1 STRIPE

Mr.Allen moved to the D.C. area with his family about 2 years ago but is still very involved with our program. Classes are Mondays(745-900) Wednesdays(745-900) and Sundays(Kids 230-300)(open mat 230-400)

Friday, July 29, 2011

BLACK BELT TEST @ EAST COAST MARTIAL ARTS 7/29/2011

Students at East Coast come to show their support

Steve Hindman-Master I.J. Kim- Brian Geiser






Master I.J Kim travelled from Seoul Korea to administer the test.

Below is a list of all promoted by Master Kim

Master Brian Geiser- 5th Dan
Master Derk Kriebel- 5th Dan
Master Steve Hindman- 5th Dan
Master Clayton Wise- 6th Dan
Master Cliff Wise- 6th Dan
Master Linda Blanchard- 6th Dan
Master Denny Goodwill- 6th Dan
Master Tony Blanchard- 7th Dan
Master Ron Coleman- 8th Dan

Congrats to all recieving promotions, it was an honor to witness this test and to be part of the East Coast Martial Arts Family.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

ROBSON MOURA SEMINAR


This past Sunday i had the privilege to attend a Robson Moura seminar at The DuDu Barros BJJ Academy. Robson is a 7 time World Champion and a 8 time Brazilian Champion and just recently made the top 5 list of best pound for pound BJJ competitors of all time.
I would also like to that Eduardo and the guys at the academy for their hospitality.


TEAM EAST COAST NEWS

Alex Heropolous shown with Steve Hindman,Master Wise and Brian Geiser earned his Black Belt after over 5 years of work, Congratulations Alex!


Brian Geiser recently put the Jackson High School Soccer Team through their paces with an MMAFit program at East Coast Martial Arts! 

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

NEW TEAM EAST COAST BLUE BELT


On Monday May 16th Dom Garrini became the newest member to enter the rank of Blue belt, Dom started at training at Team East Coast 3 years ago and has worked very hard to achieve this goal... including a gold medal at last years Gracie Nationals and just last week winning a gold at the Toledo BJJ Open.... Awesome job!!!!!
 

Sunday, January 2, 2011

ANOTHER GREAT SEMINAR FROM CHARLES ALLEN!

On December 28th Mr.Allen came and taught yet another great seminar, picking right up where he left off.
-ANGLES,DISTANCE AND LEVELS-
After the semianr there where several promotions made
Chad Kuhn-2-stripe Purple
Pete Shawk-2 stripe Purple
Jim J-2 stripe Purple
Lew G-3 stripe Blue
Low D-1 stripe Blue
Matt Oakes- 3-stripe Orange
Shannon White- Blue Belt
CONGRATS TO EVERYONE!!