September 5, 2010

Pac NW Tim Cartmell Tour Fall 2010

I am very pleased to once again host my mentor and teacher Tim Cartmell (Search for tim cartmell) in Seattle, WA. this fall, and as an even greater benefit to local practitioners Tim will also be visiting Portland, OR. the following weekend!  Throughout the week Tim will be available for a limited number of private lessons as well.

Details for the Portland seminar are still coming, but essentially Tim will be in Portland at the Ecole De Budo Dojo  November 6-7th 2010 doing BJJ.  

Here is the info for the Seattle, WA. series of seminars:

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Mixed Martial Arts
W/ Tim Cartmell

NW Jiu Jitsu Academy
Seattle, WA.

October 30-31, 2010
One Session: $75
Two Sessions: $105
 Whole Weekend: $155

To register contact Jake Burroughs at:
206-941-3232 / [email protected]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Saturday Oct. 30th, 1pm – 7pm (including lunch break)
“Using the Gi as a Weapon”
            Open to all levels and styles!  Traditional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu uses the kimono (gi) in a multitude of different ways mostly for choking, but in this seminar Tim will also show various pinning and controlling methods employing both your own, and your opponents uniform.   Various clock chokes, cross chokes, arm bars, and lapel chokes will also be taught from all positions utilizing the gi in ways you never imagined.  This seminar will take your offensive grappling game to a whole new level, simultaneously increasing your awareness of your opponent’s gi attacks! 

Mixed Martial Immersion 101
Sunday Oct. 31st, 10am – 4pm (including lunch break)
            All levels and styles are welcome to join us as Tim teaches the students the first few sets in a series of flow drills designed to train the students all ranges of combat working both offensively and defensively in each flow drill.  Martial artists of all backgrounds will benefit from this seminar, as Tim will draw on his various background for the material presented. 

Bagua Fighting Concepts
Sunday Oct. 31st, 6-9pm
            No prior Bagua knowledge or experience needed!  All are welcome to come learn fundamental fighting strategies and applications for the art of Bagua Zhang (Eight Trigrams Palm).  Tim will guide students through striking entries, into clinch positions, finishing with throws and takedowns that make Bagua renowned for its efficacy in close quarters. 

The Instructor
            Tim Cartmell has been a practitioner, teacher, author, fighter, competitor, and an overall ambassador of the martial arts for over 35 years both in North America and Asia.  Just a few of Tim’s accolades:
- 7x Copa BJJ Champion                       
- Cleber Luciano’s first 2nd Degree Black Belt
- Asian Full Contact Kickboxing Champion
- Author of: “Passing the Guard” (w/Benneville) / “Effortless Combat Throws” /  “Traditional Sun Taiji” (w / Thome)
- Ace Jiu Jitsu head grappling, and MMA coach
- Instructor to 2009 California State Pankration Champ Edmund Kim
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