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  • 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.