Sept.7th 2008 Kevin took 2nd place in his first competition. Copa Serra Tere Ju-Jitsu Competition in Teresopolis Brazil Great Job Kevin we are all so proud of you. Keep up the good work.
UPDATE 9/2/2008 -Kevin is a blue belt in ju-jitsu and has been tapping out purple belts and over the weekend he tapped a brown belt. This is such an accomplisment. Thanks to all the great training from his instructor above-Tom McGonigal. Also Marcos Santos (http://www.nybjj.com/) and Bitta Lima in Brazil.
Kevin in Brazil at Bitta's School with some of the students!
UPDATE 10/12/2008- Kevin returned home from Brazil today. He has been training for over the past 3 months at Bitta Lima's School which is a Gracie Barra School it is ranked one of the best school's in Brazil.
Mestre Adilson "Bitta" Lima has 35 years of experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitse & Mixed Martial Arts. He is a world BJJ Champion,Pam American Champion,MMA Champion in Brazil and Japan. His school has numerous Pan American winners. It is an honor to train is such a school.
Check out the Pictures from kevin's adventure in Brazil on the photo page.