SBG Bigfork, Whitefish Athletes Medal At Regional Tournament

Spokane, WA, January 6, 2018 – Northwest Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament SBG Bigfork’s Will Allen and Head Coach Cody Bessette medaled in the Northwest Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament in Spokane, WA on Saturday, January 6th. This marks SBG Bigfork’s second tournament since opening its doors in September. Allen won two gold medals in … More SBG Bigfork, Whitefish Athletes Medal At Regional Tournament

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Montana Promotes New Black Belt To It’s Ranks

KALISPELL, MT, December 29, 2017 – SBG MONTANA BLACK BELT PROMOTION Ryan Asay became SBG Montana’s newest black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on Friday, December 29th. Approximately 50 members of the martial arts school attended this special event. Asay’s promotion to black belt marked a particularly special milestone for the BJJ school. Asay was … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Montana Promotes New Black Belt To It’s Ranks

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athletes Conquer Submission Underground 5

PORTLAND, OR, OCTOBER, 1, 2017 – Submission Underground 5 Athletes from SBG Montana and SBG Portland stormed Submission Underground 5. The matches, which were a super fight, took place at the Roseland Theater in Portland, Oregon. A super fight is one long match in which no points are awarded. The match either ends in submission … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athletes Conquer Submission Underground 5

PRESS RELEASE: For SBG Elite Athletes, IBJJF A Tournament Of Successful Firsts

LAS VEGAS, NV, AUGUST, 26, 2017 – IBJJF Masters World Tournament On the day he cornered UFC Fighter Conor McGregor in the biggest fight in sports history, SBG Ireland’s Coach John Kavanagh made the time for SBG athletes from around the world, who competed in the IBJJF Masters World Competition Kavanagh, who is known for … More PRESS RELEASE: For SBG Elite Athletes, IBJJF A Tournament Of Successful Firsts

PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athlete Opening Bigfork’s First Martial Arts School

Bigfork, MT, AUGUST 15, 2017 Bigfork is about to see it’s first ever martial arts school. Town locals Cody and his wife Mya Bessette are opening up the newest facility of Straight Blast Gym, which specializes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for kids and adults. For now, SBG Bigfork will only offer kids martial arts, but … More PRESS RELEASE: SBG Athlete Opening Bigfork’s First Martial Arts School

SBG Judo’s Stella Davison Charges USA Junior Olympic Nationals

SPOKANE, WA – 2017 USA Junior Olympic National Championships Straight Blast Gym of Montana’s Stella Davison competed in the 2017 USA Junior Olympic National Championships for the first time, displaying her skill and training at this highly competitive event. Davison, age 15, spent three days rigorously competing in the competition’s events, which included: the USA … More SBG Judo’s Stella Davison Charges USA Junior Olympic Nationals

SBG Judo Team Competes in Inland Empire Tournament

SPOKANE, WA, MAY 27, 2017 – Inland Empire Judo Tournament Straight Blast Gym Judo Team’s impressive skills were on display at Spokane’s Inland Empire Judo Tournament on Saturday, May 27th. This was the third year in a row that the team sent its most experienced athletes to the regional tournament with Ryan Asay and Stella … More SBG Judo Team Competes in Inland Empire Tournament