IBJJF Brazilian Nationals

6 of the 8 athletes that will be traveling to Sao Paulo
to compete in IBJJF Brasileiros
FT Jiu Jitsu is getting ready to head down to Sao Paulo to compete in Brasileiros for the second year in a row. Last year Professor Fabricio, Nico Ball, Moleza, and Moicano traveled Sao Paulo and stayed with Vanderli “Alemao” Silva, who trained with Terere and Telles at the TT academy. This year we will be returning with 8 sponsored athletes, making this one of the biggest trips that TKP has been able to sponsor for our kids!

Moleza with a friend from Academia Gorila 
who was visiting from Poland. 
Both Moicano and Moleza will be returning to Sao Paulo for the second time but this year they will be accompanied by Caio Marques a 14-year-old yellow belt and Pretinha Santos, one of the few girls to represent FT JiuJitsu on the mats. Although both Caio and Pretinha have been training for a relatively short amount of time, they have both been winning local competitions with ease!

Guillerme one of Fabricio’s students playing in the favela 
before class

Fabricio will be taking 4 students from the kid’s class, including Terere’s two nephews. They are excited about the opportunity to take them with us because they  will be traveling outside of Rio for the first time ever!

Pretinha Santos a 16 year old white belt 
who will also be traveling to Sao Paulo
We are currently looking for donations to fund travel and competition expenses for the FT team.
Donations can be sent via paypal to TerereKidsProject@gmail.com

We have two more weeks to raise US165 to register the rest of the kids for the competition.


Gabriel Areas 16 year old blue belt will also be
traveling to Sao Paulo this year!
Cost per athlete: R440 (US 123)
Transportation: r200 (US 58)
Registeration/ID: r140 (US40)
Food: R100 (US28)
Total cost per event: R3,520 (US980)
So far we have registered:
Fabricio da Silva
Jhonathan “Moicano” Marques
Izabella “Pretinha” Santo
We have to register
Gabriel “Moleza” Barcelar
Caio Marques
Hector Silva
Caue Silva
Douglas
People still waiting approval to be sponsored
Leo Bandeira
So far we are counting on the support of
OSS
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