|Competitions Tournaments are a great way to help focus your training and gage your progress. Of course most members were still learning their trade before making the great leap into comp, but a few did and really represented themselves, and their club, to a very high standard. Truly impressed not only with the results but more importantly with the mind frame and attitudes, which is essential to sporting success at the highest levels.
We also held our own competition in December, the Dublin Open International. Thanks to everybody for the help getting setup the night before and for the help on the day. We couldn’t have done it without you.
The desire to run a comp came from 2012 when there were only a few comps on and with varying levels of professionalism. With the Dublin Open International we have set a standard for other promoters to live up to or risk becoming obsolete.
This was probably the largest ever BJJ comp on the Island not to mention the best organized, highest standard, best medals and nicest venue. And all that for the same price or cheaper than the competition, and this our first attempt? The comp scene is changing, and for the better….