Here are some select pictures from Capital Grapple 2014 at Trinity Washington University on June 15th 2014
Trinity Center at Trinity Washington University
Trinity Center before the event began
The GoToTheMat Crowdfunding Campaign paid for these new Swain/Dollamur mats
Kataha jime with Laurel Faust and Margie Kettl
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
Sensei Jimmy Takemori giving advice to Judo Kata competitors
Kata Judges Karen Whilden, Diane Jackson, Jimmy Takemori, and Fran Vall
“It’s ok if they can’t breathe when you pin them!”
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.
Any day with Judo competition makes Sensei Jimmy smile
Time to throw!
Coaches play a huge role for junior competitors. Here Coach Kurt Tamai offers last minute advice.
Every player needs a support network.
Struggle on the ground
BJJ Blue Belt Gold Medallist Gabrielle Byrne
Family Support helps a champion get there
Jujitsu Medallists enjoying the results of hard work.
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.
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