WCJJO U.S. JUJITSU TEAM
The US JuJitsu Team begins training for the World JuJitsu Championships (WCJJO) the minute they return from the last World Championships. Training for the US JuJitsu Team is no easy task. The team trains several times a week for three years in preparation for the World Championship competition. Training is meant to prepare fighters on several levels, mentally and physically for this extremely competitive International Competition.
The 10th World JuJitsu Championships was held in Jersey, Channel Islands, and took place at the end of September 2007.
The 2007 Fighters were:
Brandon Congdon: Team Captain and Lightweight International Gold Medalist USA vs Canada
Justin Ferranto: Super Heavyweight
Andy Nunez: Middleweight - 2-time World Forms Champion
Vinny Hamel: Heavyweight
Andy Hidalgo: Super Heavyweight
Justin Ewen: Lightheavy - Silver State Open Grand Champion, Gold medalist International JuJitsu World Weapons Champion
Phil Recanati: Lightheavy
Lisa Tierney: Womens Lightweight - IMAC Karate Champion (2004) Silver Medalist World JuJitsu Championships (2005), Gold medalist World JuJitsu Championships (2008)
Heather Steuer: Womens Openweight - Bronze Medalist 2007
April – Intercontinental Openweight Gold Medalist, Women’s Team Silver Medalist
Lisa Tierney – World Lightweight Gold Medalist, Women’s Team Silver Medalist
Andy Nunez - World Middleweight Silver Medalist
Vinny Hamel - World Heavyweight Silver Medalist
Heather Steuer – Women’s Openweight Bronze Medalist
The 11th World JuJitsu Championships will be held in October 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
If you are interested in fighting for the US Team, contact Professor Larry Cary at 775-857-2022 or 775-745-9417 or Team Coach Monua Cary at 775-354-9372 for more information. All styles are welcome. If you are up to the challenge, call today!