COMPETITORS FROM THE Bill Fraser Martial Arts team did well at their most recent tournament.

Martial arts team in action

Bill Fraser students from Comox Valley do well at down-Island meet

 

 

 

Despite the over 30 degree heat, six members of the Bill Fraser Martial Arts Competition Team ventured down Island to compete in Kickboxing and Submission Grappling in both Gi and No Gi.

Holly Crowhurst (pictured above third from right) competed in Youth Kickboxing as well as Gi and No Gi submission Grappling. This incredible young woman showed great fortitude, finishing first in Youth Kickboxing and showcasing her quickly developing skills in her other events.

Evan Pearcy (pictured above second from right) who is fairly new to Jiu Jitsu is also a wrestler with his school and showed his skills in both Gi and No Gi submission grappling in the youth division.  His hard work and dedication to his development earned him first  place in both.

Patrick Bluemke, an exchange student, ended his time in Canada by competing in both the Gi and No Gi divisions. Due to a lack of entries in Patrick’s age and weight category, he was moved into the Adult Novice division and rose to the challenge. His team will miss this quiet, friendly young man and we are happy to have him leave us on a high note by winning second place in the Gi division.

Mark Fabris, who holds a blue belt in Jiu Jitsu, competed in both the Gi and No Gi Adult division. Mark is incredible to watch and went against some very tough competitors. He finished outside of the medals but is proof that whether you win or lose it is the lessons you take from it that matter most.

Dave Webb had some exciting matches in both Gi and No Gi Adult Novice Division. Dave has put in hours of extra training and it certainly was evident to all who watched. He came just short of a medal in the Gi but was awarded third place for No Gi.

The day rounded out with the team’s instructor and ever patient coach Bill Fraser competing in the Absolute Division for No Gi. After coaching all of the other participants in their matches on a very hot day, Bill demonstrated why so many people seek him out as an instructor.  He defeated all of his opponents to take first place in his division.

Anyone interested in learning Muay Thai, BJJ or MMA is welcome to come and take part in the toughest workout you will ever love. Contact Bill Fraser Martial Arts through its Facebook page, look for us online at www.comoxvalleymartialarts.com, or call Bill Fraser directly at 250-465-9073.

 

– Bill Fraser Martial Arts

 

 

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