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Ronin Jiu-Jitsu Prevails at US Open XVIII

Congratulations to all of the Crosley Gracie Team competitors and teammates on their hard work this weekend at the US Open XVIII.

The Crosley Gracie Team won third place for team points for both the kids and juvenile divisions and fifth place overall.

We would like to thank all of our teammates for their hard work and dedication especially the students who placed in the top three at the tournament.

  • Alex Denero – Second Place  – KIDS – 2004 – Yellow / Orange / Green – Light Feather
  • Nathan Freeman – First Place – KIDS – 2006 – White Belt – Light
  • Noah Freeman – First Place – KIDS – 2003 – Yellow / Orange / Green – Ultra Heavy
  • Tim Freeman – Second Place – Male – Master – Brown Belt – Medium Heavy
  • Dave Hose – Second Place – Male – Master – Brown Belt – Middle
  • Ricky Johal – First Place  – Male – Juvenile – White Belt – Middle
  • Armando Lopez – Second Place – KIDS – 1998 – Yellow / Orange / Green – Feather
  • Aniceto Salmon – Third Place  – KIDS – 2006 – White Belt – Feather

Congratulations Bobby

The Ronin Jiu-Jitsu team would like to congratulate Bobby Moksouphanh on his promotion to black belt by Crosley Gracie. Bobby is a dedicated instructor and student and is well respected by the team. Bobby is only the third black belt promoted by Crosley Gracie.


Thank you to all of the Ronin Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students who attended the Crosley Gracie Seminar. Congratulations to Derek Martin, James Darrendinger, and Jesse Cantu on their promotion to blue belt.

2013 Gracie Nationals Results

Congratulations to all Ronin Jiu-Jitsu competitors who participated in the 2013 Gracie Nationals Submission Only event.

  • Gracie Freeman
  • Dave Hose
  • Rich Flores
  • Derek Marin

Rich Flores won the men’s blue belt 185 lbs division submitting both of his opponents.
Derek Martin won the men’s white belt 185 lbs division submitting both of his opponents.

Ernest Mello Black Belt!

Congratulations to Ronin Jiu-Jitsu’s Ernest Mello on receiving his black belt from Master Crosley Gracie on Saturday December 1st, 2012 in Brentwood, CA.