Locals Excel At Greeley Jiu-Jitsu Competitio
November 10, 2021
Several members of the Sidney Jiu-Jitsu Academy, under the tutelage of Derek Hill, traveled to Greeley, Co., on October 30 and competed at the Colorado Jiu Jitsu Club 10 Tournament. The event was for Jiu-Jitsu competitors, a martial art that relies on technique, leverage, timing and balance instead of speed and strength. Jiu-Jitsu, especially Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as popularized by the Gracie Family and UFC Competitions, is taught by Derek Hill of the Sidney Jiu-Jitsu Academy at The Foundry in Sidney.
Three of Hill’s students had success at the day-long tournament in Greeley, and all three...