Robert Lupton

Local Jiu-Jitsu students place at tournament


Roberto DaRocha
Roberto DaRocha

On July 8, two Jiu-Jitsu students from Flow Yoga and Martial Arts of Winona competed in Fuji’s Minneapolis Open Jiu-Jitsu Tournament. Ricardo Da Rocha competed at 185 pounds in the White Belt-Advanced Gi and Beginner No-Gi divisions. He took first place in the Gi and third place in No-Gi, making the top-10 fastest submissions board with an arm bar. Robert Lupton competed at 178 pounds in the Blue Belt Gi division. He took second place, making the top ten fastest submission’s board with a circle-of-death loop choke in under 40 seconds.


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