Team Fabio Clemente at IBJJF NY Open Championship on april 11 2015


Last weekend Team Fabio Clemente, also known as Jiu Jitsu for the People, showed up and represented as always at the IBJJF NY Open tournament. Everybody has been working hard towards their goals. Some made their mark, and some came up short; but what counts is a group effort and a strong will to never give up!

If you represented Team Fabio Clemente but we don’t have your photos here, please let us know! Osss

Francisco Iturralde : 3rd place division / Francisco  and his opponent got DQ in Absolute finale due to ref. decision ( Francisco submitted both opponents prior )

Etienne Leue : 1st place

Mike Anastasio : 1st place

Russ Davis : 3rd place

Mike K : 1st place

Mike White : 3rd place

Johny  Tamma : 2nd place

Max Shnaper : 1st place

Ben Piemont : 3rd place

Special shot out to Zata  Toscano for a very exciting and controversial fight which went to a decision .

Also thumbs up to Vedha  Toscano for competing in a very tough womens purple belt division.!!




Vedha attacking by jumping quard


Vedha getting that side control !


Etienne & Mike Anastasio  2 Champs !!! Oss


Zata  & Johny Tamma


Etienne & Russ


Mike getting those grips


With professor Fabio & Babs


Nadir & Mike White.


Sinistro taking the back


Group photo


Max the Champ !!


Mike the Champ !!



Mike White on the podium


Zata in transition


“Respect your opponent ”


Ben P. on the podium


Sinistro establishing collar grips