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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt for Sensei Simon
|Following a seminar on 7th August with his BJJ Instructor, multiple world and ADCC champion Braulio Estima, Simon was awarded his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt. Simon started studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2002 under Braulio Estima who at the time was a brown belt himself and has competed with success at European, Pan-American and World level. Most recently taking the silver medal (Purple Belt) at the 2009 Master and Seniors World Championships held in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.
In his eight years of teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the UK, Braulio Estima has only promoted two people to black belt, (one of which is Simon's training partner from The Combat Academy Dave Coles, also promoted on the seminar), and has only promoted seven people to brown belt.