On Sunday, May 15, 2011, Black Belt will be attending and liveblogging Jean Jacques Machado's grappling tournament. If you're a BJJ fan, make sure to bookmark this page and check back on Sunday throughout the day. Here are the details: World champion grappler Jean Jacques Machado and the United Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are hosting a gi tournament in the San Fernando Valley. This single-elimination tournament is open to men, women and children of all ages. The tournament will take place at Taft High School, which is located at 5461 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills, California 91364. We'll be at the tournament to support Jean Jacques Machado, author of The Grappler's Hand Book: Gi and No-Gi Techniques. Copies of The Grappler's Handbook, our magazine and other cool items will be available at our booth. Tune in to our Facebook page. Check your Twitter feed. And visit the site for updates and up-to-the-minute news. For more on the event, visit JeanJacquesMachado.com. If you have any questions or will be attending the event, give us a shout out in the comment field.

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