High Altitude Martial Arts/ETC Aurora represented in Fight To Win Pro 4 – A BJJ Showcase

Fight To Win Pro returns to Denver, CO for the 4th show and two fighters will be representing High Altitude Martial Arts/ETC Aurora in the event.

Top performer, Robin Solsbery, returns to the stage in a blue belt gi match against Pete Trujillo Jr.  Robin competed in the Fight To Win Pro 1 event and won by d’arce choke.chaun

Our very own, Professor Chaun Sims, takes on Andy Smith in a 205lbs Black Belt Nogi match.  Professor Chaun is a 1 stripe black belt under Amal Easton and has been training for over 10 years.  He has competed all over the country and some of his notable wins include: 2004 Humboldt Invitational Champion, 2006 RMBJJ Champion, 2007 Pan Am Blue Belt Champion, 2009 gold at Worlds in absolute and division, 2009 silver in Grapplers Quest, 2015 F2W gold in black belt gi and nogi absolute. Aside from being involved in the BJJ and MMA community, he is perhaps most well known in the gym for his story telling and motivational speeches in his fundamental and competitive BJJ classes at High Altitude.  Professor Chaun displays great passion in his classes and for his students.  And in return, he is highly respected as a role model, leader, and coach.

Needless to say, his bout in this event is highly anticipated.  We are all excited to see Professor Chaun showcase his skills and entertain the crowd!

 

 

 

 

Tickets are still available at the front desk.  Please come support your coaches as they compete and show your gym pride with your yeti shirts!

 

Fight To Win Pro 1 (Pro BJJ and No Gi). A professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission grappling event under the lights, on an elevated mat with video screens.

Melissa Myers returned home from IBJJF No Gi Worlds with a gold medal in her division and bronze in absolute. Robin Solsbery took home silver in his division and bronze in absolute, an amazing job well done by both our competitors!
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Now, Robin is set to compete in Colorado’s first professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu event at National Western Complex on November 20, hosted by Fight To Win.  He faces the number seven ranked teen in his division. Robin has been training for two years and is a three time Colorado State BJJ Champion and six time F2W gold medalist.

Corina Sojo is a blue belt who is also competing in Friday’s event in a teen gi match.  She has been training for four years and has competed all over the country. Corina holds an impressive competition history and is a seven time gold medalist with IBJJF, NABJJF, and F2W.  She holds five silver medals with F2W, Kids Worlds, Super Cup, and IBJJF; along with seven bronze medals from the organizations previously listed including NAGA.  Corina is busy balancing high school, BJJ, and a coaching apprenticeship at HAMA.

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High Altitude’s own brown belt, Pat Garland, is taking on Josh Golderger from Colorado Brazilian Jui-Jitsu in a no gi match.  Coach Pat has been training and coaching at HAMA for eight years, winning several gold medals at various tournaments, and has led many students to be world BJJ champions.

This highly anticipated event will showcase talent from across the state!  Tickets are still available at http://fighttowinmma.com/events/fight-to-win-pro-1/.  Please come support your teammates and coaches!

Melissa Myers and Robin Solsberry to compete at the World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship

Melissa Myers and Robin Solsbery to compete at the World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship

Professor Cody Donovan heads to Long Beach, CA with Melissa Myers and Robin Solsbery to coach them at World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship. The tournament is one of the largest BJJ tournaments in the world and High Altitude’s students couldn’t be more excited to compete.

Melissa Myers and Robin Solsberry to compete at the World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship

About Melissa Myers

Melissa is a purple belt who recently took gold at Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship in New York and is a professional mixed martial artist.

About Robin Solsbery

Robin is a blue belt and ranked in the top five of his division in Colorado. He is also preparing to compete in Colorado’s first Professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu event on November 20th.

Both competitors head to Long Beach after great training camps at High Altitude Martial Arts and Easton Training Center. Please wish your teammates luck and stay tuned for updates and results!