среда, 20 июня 2018 г.
Recently modern base camp “Borets” was opened in one of the Ukrainian cities. The opening and organization of the sport base was completely initiated by the participants of the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu “Borets” / ZR Team Kropivnitskiy club.
“We love children and sports very much, we are fans of our work, and we will try our best to make children stronger and healthier. We want children, who will visit our camp, feel comfortable and interesting here”, – said the head coach of the SC “Borets” / ZR Team Kropivnitskiy.
The new sports base was equipped so that children feel comfortable and safety on its territory, and have a great and interesting time. The main goal of the camp opening is development of sport and popularization of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in particular.
понедельник, 11 июня 2018 г.
Ukrainian fighter from the SC “Borets” / ZR Team Ukraine successfully competed at the “Rome International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship” that took place in Italy last weekend.
It was a great international jiu-jitsu event that gathered a lot of professional fighters on the European sports arena.
Young Ukrainian champion Serhii Krasovskyi showed himself worthily and held an extremely tough competition. Serhii put not only a highly professional technique but also the whole his soul in all his fights.
According to the results of the matches Ukrainian sportsman won gold in his weight category among blue belts and took a silver medal in absolute category. In the final match Serhii lost to points to his opponent Zoltan Toth. But it was an intense battle with a titled and very experienced competitor. Zoltan was two years older and 10 kg heavier than Ukrainian athlete.
Once again, the champion proved that Ukrainian fighters are the strongest competitors!
пятница, 8 июня 2018 г.
The Abu Dhabi, UAE, hosts one of the major championships in the world – “Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018” till April 28. Among the participants there are only the strongest sportsmen from all over the world so each fight is supposed to be interesting and unpredictable.
The exciting fight took place in the 69 kg weight category among the purple belts. For the first time ever the Ukrainian sportsman got on the podium of the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship in such a prestigious category! Yaroslav Blazhko became a silver medalist of the “Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018”!
In the semi-final the sportsman from the SC “Borets” / ZR Team Ukraine Yaroslav Blazhko successfully competed with French champion Haidar Abbas and got the victory. However, he had no time to take a breath when it was necessary to start the final match with Italo Moura (a purple belt from Cicero Costha). Moura won the 69kg final by submitting 2018 European silver medalist Blazhko with a rear-naked choke that gave him 14 points.
Nevertheless, according to the head coach of the club Ievgen Skyda, Yaroslav Blazhko has shown himself as a worthy competitor and got a well-deserved award for his work.
The Brazilian professional BJJ invitational Copa Podio has prepared a great novelty for its upcoming Heavyweight GP, which will take place on the 16th in Porto Alegre.
A judoka sportsman is among the participants! Horacio Antunes, black belt in Judo, competes for the Sao Caetano team in Sao Paulo, and in BJJ he is a blue belt at Gracie Barra Curitiba.
“I think I might surprise, yes. Because all the opponents that I will be facing, they must know each other very well. Because I’m from Judo, it will be very difficult for them to know me. So I think I can be a surprise,” – commented Horacio, who is 26 years old.
Horacio is practicing sicne the age of eight. However, he began practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu more seriously just three years ago in Porto Alegre. Last May, Horacio became Brazilian BJJ champion (CBJJ) in Barueri (SP).
“I was very happy when I received the call being invited to participate in the Podio Cup. I am very happy to be sharing the mat with these Jiu-Jitsu beasts worldwide. I do not think that I will take advantage over the opponents just for being judoka, but for being very competitive,” – said Horacio.
He will be facing BJJ champions Renato Cardoso, Kaynan Duarte, Devhonte Johnson, Jared Dopp and many others.
This is not the first time that Copa Podio invited a high level Judoka to compete. 4 years ago, Travis Stevens also competed and came 4th, losing to Paulo Miyao in the semis.