Coach Marcel Leteri Sasso de Oliveira not only worked as a referee over the course of the 2-day competition, he also fought and won Gold in the Master Black Belt Featherweight Division (70kg) one weight division above his usual division. He had amazing fights, winning the semi-finals fight on points, and locking an incredible kimura submission to win the finals.
Professor Marcel, Australian National Champion
The 2017 Australian National Jiu Jitsu Championship.
2017 Australian National’s Gold Medal (front).
2017 Australian National’s Gold Medal (back).
Alex Tasios did a great job winning Bronze in the No-Gi Adult Blue Belt Absolute Division.
He is currently training under Professor Marcel Leteri Sasso de Oliveira at Cia Paulista Brunswick and also under Professor Alexandre Santos at Cia Paulista North Melbourne.
Professor Marcel and students at the 2017 Australian National Championship.
Alex Tasios, Bronze Medal in the Blue Belt Adult Absolute Division.
Well done guys for participating in the competition, supporting and contributing to the growth of the sport here in Australia.