Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Promotion List

On September 17th and 18th, we’ll have our next Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belt promotions.


Here is the list of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes being promoted:


Jr Gorillas: September 17th at 5pm


Camryn Stoutenberg

Evan Carson

Gavin Ebert

Preston Ebert

Jason Eappen

Vaughn Clayton

Sage Tiliakos

Victoria Shutts


Adults: September 17th at 7:30pm


David Velez

Tyler Trump

RJ Mazzata

CT Greene

Ben Lee

Samer Sabbagh


Spider Monkeys: September 18th at 4:15pm


Brice Cox

James Hughes

Lucas Nguyen

Nicholas Diaz

Sylar Lee

Vince Rotuno

Hope Yang

Faith Yang


Chimps: September 18th at 5pm


Aiden Dunlap

Kimberly Chu

Aiden Coutu



Family members are invited and encouraged to attend the belt promotions.  Congratulations, belt promotees!

Jim Sheppard is one of the co-owners of Straight Blast Gym Buford and Straight Blast Gym Atlanta. He has been training / coaching / competing in Muay Thai since 2013 and holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.