Capital Grapple 2014 Gallery 1

Here are some select pictures from Capital Grapple 2014 at Trinity Washington University on June 15th 2014

Trinity Center at Trinity Washington

Trinity Center at Trinity Washington University

Trinity Center before the event began

Trinity Center before the event began

The GoToTheMat Crowdfunding Campaign paid for these new Swain/Dollamur mats

The GoToTheMat Crowdfunding Campaign paid for these new Swain/Dollamur mats

Kataha jime with Laurel Faust and Margie Kettl

Kataha jime with Laurel Faust and Margie Kettl

Katame No Kata with Cindy Simon and Tamara Hemingway from Kokushikai in NJ

Katame No Kata with Cindy Simon and Tamara Hemingway from Kokushikai in NJ

Tournament Director Terence McPartland and Thiago Romariz from DC Judo talk pooling with Coach Jani Palmer of Passport Sports & Team Moxie

Tournament Director Terence McPartland and Thiago Romariz from DC Judo talk pooling with Coach Jani Palmer of Passport Sports & Team Moxie

Sensei Jimmy Takemori giving advice to Judo Kata competitors

Sensei Jimmy Takemori giving advice to Judo Kata competitors

Kata Judges Karen Whilden, Diane Jackson, Jimmy Takemori, and Fran Vall

Kata Judges Karen Whilden, Diane Jackson, Jimmy Takemori, and Fran Vall

"It's ok if they can't breathe when you pin them!"

“It’s ok if they can’t breathe when you pin them!”

Kata medallists Tamara Hemingway and Cindy Simon congratulated by Sensei Jimmy Takemori

Kata medallists Tamara Hemingway and Cindy Simon congratulated by Sensei Jimmy Takemori

No matter how big the mat (or the player) there is always an edge.

No matter how big the mat (or the player) there is always an edge.

Any day with Judo competition makes Sensei Jimmy smile

Any day with Judo competition makes Sensei Jimmy smile

Time to throw!

Time to throw!

Coaches play a huge role for junior competitors. Here Coach Kurt Tamai offers last minute advice.

Coaches play a huge role for junior competitors. Here Coach Kurt Tamai offers last minute advice.

Matte!

Matte!

Every player needs a support network.

Every player needs a support network.

Struggle on the ground

Struggle on the ground

BJJ Blue Belt Gold Medallist Gabrielle Byrne

BJJ Blue Belt Gold Medallist Gabrielle Byrne

Family Support help a champion get there

Family Support helps a champion get there

Jujitsu Medallist enjoying the results of hard work.

Jujitsu Medallists enjoying the results of hard work.

Teammates Anna Cezair Mayers (50/50 & DC Judo) and Cadence Yu (50/50) support each other

Teammates Anna Cezair Mayers (50/50 & DC Judo) and Cadence Yu (50/50) support each other

DC Judo's Terence McPartland is relieved that the event went as planned.

DC Judo’s Terence McPartland is relieved that the event went as planned.

More pics posted soon. Got pics to share from Capital Grapple 2014? Share with us!

Capital Grapple 2014 Gallery 2

Capital Grapple 2013 Gallery


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