Thursday, April 30, 2009


Monday, April 27, 2009

Rollapalooza 3: SUPREMACY Competition Information



take downs - 2 pts
knee on belly - 2 pts.
passing the guard - 3 pts
full mount - 4 pts.
rear mount - 4 pts.

advantage points will be given to attacks/attempts that were clearly defended by your opponent.

Submissions allowed:

wristlocks (on the ground)
armlocks (twisting or straight)
shoulder locks
straight footlocks
toeholds (mata leo on foot)
knee bars
body locks/chokes

Submissions & techniques not allowed:

neck and spine cranks
standing wristlock
heel hooks
small joint manipulation (fingers & toes)
suplex above the hips
slamming your opponent when he has guard, armbar or triangle on you
slamming your opponent backwards when he has rear mount on you

Weight Divisions (Men's):

Featherweight: 139.9 and below
Lightweight: 140 - 159.9 lbs.
Middleweight: 160 - 179.9 lbs.
Cruiserweight: 180 - 199.9 lbs.
Heavyweight: 200 lbs. and over

There will be a Women's division as well. Weight classes will depend on the number of entries.

Registration is from May 11-13, 2009 4:00-9:00PM at the Judo Room, Blue EagleGym, Ateneo de Manila University. Registration fee is P500 only.

We will accept entries on the same day (May 17) from 7:00AM to 8:00AM only. Registration fee then will be P800.


Rollapalooza 3: SUPREMACY

Heads up! Rollapalooza 3: SUPREMACY is now scheduled for May 17, 2009. IT'S ON!

The country's most exciting no-gi grappling competition is now on it's third chapter.

Rollapalooza 3 will feature the same fun, music, action and skills seen in previous Rollapaloozas...only this time, we take it to the next level...

Do you have what it takes to compete with the best grapplers in the country? Find out by competing in Rollapalooza 3: SUPREMACY, and while your at it, have yourself some good, clean fun with all sorts of competitors coming from different disciplines and representing a variety of teams.

Rolapalooza 3 is not just an opportunity to display your skills on the mat, it is yet another chance for us to strengthen the camaraderie of the grappling community and to promote the grappling scene in our country.

So if you're out to test your grappling skills in a competitive yet positive and friendly atmosphere, Rollapalooza 3 is for you!


Contact info: 0917-8588230,

Monday, April 20, 2009

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Sunday, April 19, 2009

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Stay tuned to for more on the amazing Mendes Brothers and ATOS BJJ, coming soon!

Also, get a glimpse of the Mendes Brothers´ techniques on the latest issue of GRACIEMAG.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

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Monday, April 6, 2009

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

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