Marshfield Brazilian jiu jitsu students test their medal
For Hub City Times
HUDSON — Students of Ki Nagare Dojo’s Brazilian jiu jitsu program found success at the Saint Croix Valley Grappling Games held in Hudson on May 20.
Coached by Cody M. Strey, Kade McManus, 16, placed first in the gi and second no-gi; Andrea Wentzel, 28, took second in her gi bracket; Mack Scheppler, 23, finished third in his gi bracket; and Clayton Green, 42, came in second in his no-gi bracket and third in his gi bracket.
Brazilian jiu jitsu is a martial art and sport where two competitors attempt to submit one another with the use of throws, joint locks, and chokes. The sport is practiced with 100 percent resistance like wrestling or boxing.
More information for the program can be found at KNDojo.com.