Visitors from Japan, Tatsunori Tanaka [Hyogo Prefecture Champion and owner of Wajyutsu Keisyukai Dojo] with girlfriend Masami Masada, were kind enough to demonstrate some great sweeps and submissions based on the De La Riva guard. It is always a great growing opportunity and honor to have teachers from other areas show their techniques with today being no exception. Super nice people as well. Thank you Japan.
Beginning on April 6, 2018, Antonio Criado will head our new Friday night Men’s Competiton Team training session. There will be heavy interval sparring [please bring both gi and no gi equipment].
Time: Friday’s from 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
*There is no additional fee for the added class and it will be open to all men competitors and non-competitors.
We would like to announce our first academy t-shirt design contest open to all members and parents of RSA.
-All designs should be converted and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org in a PDF format.
-All entries must be submitted no later than Saturday afternoon [March 31st].
-Design should be mocked up on a specific color shirt.
Judging based on the following criteria:
-Concept originality representing RSA core mission.
-All around awesomeness.
The winner will get a $60 credit toward April tuition and 3 free shirts with their winning design.
Our academy clean up day will be this Saturday (March 17th) at 4:00 PM. If you can make it, please come by and join us in maintaining the dojo.
After a quick finish against Brazilian national champion via bow and arrow choke, AJ advanced to the semifinals where he faced the 2017 Pan Am winner of the masters 2 Black Belt division who eventually went on to be the 2018 champion.
We are super proud of AJ and his acomplishments. Please congratulate him on a job well done when he returns.
Special mention goes out to former RSA member [Black Belt under Cyborg] Jay Oliveira on taking Bronze in the Black Belt division. Awesome job Jay!
On March 7th [Wednesday], Relson is calling on members of his association to help move his belongings from his old home in Hawaii Kai [7534 Hui Aloha St. in Kalama Valley] to his new pad in Pearl City.
If you can make the time, please call Justin at 778-7207 to let us know that you can make it. We will meet at Relson’s old house in Kalama Valley at 10:00 AM and move until 5:00 PM. We will be renting a moving van but could also use any personal trucks, vans or cars as well.
Our Grandmaster needs our help - please join us in showing our gratitude for all he has given us. Thank you in advance for your time.
Ronn Shiraki Academy
The Relson Gracie Ronn Shiraki Academy (RSA) is a small, low-key but highly advanced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school located in the heart of Honolulu, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. We are dedicated instructors who strive to provide a pure "art" and soul martial arts environment with a focus on traditional methods of training.