Iakopo bros w/ Cuki

BROTHERS Conan Briggerman and Stanley Iakopo Jr. earned belt promotions in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on Tuesday at the Trench Tech gym.

BJJ instructor and Trech Tech founder Cuki Alvarez said 10-year-old Stanley and 8-year-old Conan were promoted to the rank of gray/white belt for children under the age of 15.

“They accomplished this feat with three years of consistent training in BJJ,” Alvarez said. “They have improved substantially in their skill set,” he added.

After gray/white comes gray/black followed by yellow, orange and then green belt, which is the highest rank for children and teenagers under the age of 16.

Trench Tech holds BJJ classes every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:35 p.m. to 6:20 p.m., and a Kids BJJ class every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

For more information, interested parents may call783-4MMA.

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