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Thursday, 25 August 2011 01:25

Girls in Gis was an Amazing Event

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{EAV_BLOG_VER:c79ea83e7a10895f}Girls in Gis is a community of women and girls in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. On Sunday August 21, 2011 over 40 women and girls gathered in Houston Texas for the 2nd anniversary celebration.  Some women drove seven hours just to attend. Participants ranged in ages and skill levels, from yellow belts to mature purple belt women. Represented on the mats were women and girls from over twenty-three different martial arts schools.  Girls in Gis founder Ashley Nguyen hosted the event at Elite MMA.

Fenom Kimonos sponsored a gi give away which was won by purple belt Tara Arrington of Dallas, Texas. It was also announced that all the participants to this Girls in Gis celebration would receive free registration for the Texas Open in Austin, Texas on September 24th which is rumored to have the largest women's division of the year.   Another edition of Girls in Gi will be scheduled for the day following on Sunday, September 25th at Trainers Elite MMA and hosted by Helen Castillo. 

Girls in Gis provides women in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu with a fun and friendly environment to learn and train.

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Kris Shaw

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