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    GRIP Grappling Tournament. May 24th 2009. South Wales

    Risca Leisure Centre will be holding it's first 'no-gi' grappling tournament named GRIP on May 24th 2009. Risca is only 5mins from the M4 between Newport and Cardiff and the Leisure Centre is very easy to find.

    OUR WEBSITE IS NOW LIVE!not fully completed yet but keep checking back for regular updates

    WWW.GRIPGRAPPLING.CO.UK


    GRIP is now sponsored by jbc nutrition. check them out at www.jbc-nutrition.co.uk

    They will provide a stall at the tournament with energy drinks and sample protein shakes. Also up for grabs will be jbc nutrition t-shirts for 1st place winners and jbc nutrition protein for the open weight winner

    Address:
    Risca Leisure Centre,
    Pontymason Lane,
    Risca,
    NP11 6YY.


    Entry fee:
    10

    Weight Categories:
    <68kg
    <73kg
    <78kg
    <84kg
    <93kg
    <100kg
    >100kg
    ABSOLUTE


    Trophies will be awarded for 1st place and Medals for 2nd and 3rd.

    Website will go live on Monday(13th) evening. If you require entry forms please PM me with an address and quantity and they will be posted immediately.

    If you have any queries fire away on this thread or PM me.



    Tim Newman
    Last edited by GRIP grappling; 03-05-2009 at 11:41 PM.

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    Good luck with it mate

    What rules structure will you be using?

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    Cheers Hywel. Ollie Ellis will be my partner in crime as he has organised the Angrrr MMA and Grappling shows. Full rules and regulations will be on the website on Monday. There wont be a points system, if the fight goes the distance it will be down to the referees decision. Will you be down then? BFC will be a week later in Newport

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    Risca!? Hometown of the legendary grappler and sumo wrestler John Godwin!?

    Good venue! this will be a goodun!!
    CONTROL YOURSELF!!!!

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    sounds good Tim, I'll have a chat to Creely and get a few boys there from Pedro's. Only 15 mins for them lot from Abertillery

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    Sounds good, some q's though.

    how about a repecharge system?
    Will there be divisions based on experience?
    and will it be from standing?

    Could be a good first comp for some of the boys

    And since the welsh open i've lost all motivation for my conditioning and weight(went overboard before the comp), need something to motivate me and this could be just the job!
    Last edited by Scott; 11-04-2009 at 08:22 PM.

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    That's only about an hour for us. I'll see if we can bring some guys down

    ttt for rules
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    Cheers for the response. It'd be good to have a few clubs from over the border as well as the welsh clubs.
    It'll be from standing and there will be a novice division (under 1 year experience) for each weight category, so the newbies can enter too.
    Grappling tournaments are always great to break up the gap between mma fights.
    Full rules up soon

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    great stuff timbo
    count me in once again you'll be able to watch me compete haha it must be a blue moon lol

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    looking forward to this as it it is only 14 miles away. will be refreshing to not have to travel far
    i will have at least 10 competing in this Tim
    I hope there is a good turn out from all the Welsh clubs

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