The Arena is conducting its’ first No Gi Jiu Jitsu promotions Saturday April 21st beginning at 11 am. The Arena is the well-known MMA Gym with four worldwide locations in the U.S. and Australia. It joins Eddie Bravo’s 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu and Randy Couture’s Extreme Couture as the third major international Martial Arts Association to offer ranking in No Gi Jiu Jitsu.

Arena Blacks Belts presiding will be Jeff Clark, Jake Mapes, Jason Bukich and Pat Speight. Jiu Jitsu Black Belts from other academies will also be in attendance, along with numerous MMA fighters including competitors from the UFC and Strikeforce.

Following the No Gi Jitsu promotion ceremony, The Arena will conduct belt promotions in Gi Jiu Jitsu at 12 pm the same day. After both ceremonies, The Arena will have a free BBQ for all members and guests at 1 pm, followed by a UFC viewing party later in the evening. Free Arena t-shirts will be offered to all current and new members in attendance.

The Arena offers an extremely well-rounded Jiu Jitsu curriculum, concentrating equally between No Gi and Gi Jitsu. The Arena provides twenty-four Adult Jiu Jitsu Classes weekly taught by four Black Belts. As well as regular students, many professional MMA fighters participate in The Arena’s Jiu Jitsu programs. For more information, go to

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