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Participants practice Brazilian Sport Jiu-Jitsu, basic through advanced levels. Practice sessions will be working on ring strategies, basic kicking and punching techniques. Guard and mounting transitions and entering skills will also be covered. The use of basic equipment, focus mitts and Thai pads will be taught. Extra conditioning drills that compliment other sports will also be included.
Instruction is planned so that individuals may start at anytime during the school year. One tournament will be scheduled each semester. Tournament participants will be selected by the coach based on attendance and skill level to represent the club for each tournament.
The Instructor/coach, David Boise, is a master instructor who has been training for the last 35 years. He is a 1st degree black belt in Chinese Kempo, has a 8th degree Black Belt and is regional instructor of Fred Villari's Studio (Shaolin Kempo, Jiu-Jitsu and Kung Fu). He has been teaching professionally for 30 years. Funded by Student Association.
Must be a full-time SUNY Plattsburgh student and each member must have a signed SUNY Plattsburgh Sports Club Personal Information Form & SUNY Plattsburgh Participation Agreement/Liability Waiver Form on file to participate. (If under 18 years of age, liability form must be signed by parent.) Each member is responsible to carry personal health insurance. All members are expected to follow regulations stated in SUNY Plattsburgh Club Program Manual.
PLEASE NOTE: All participants must complete participant information and waiver forms which may be downloaded here. These forms cannot be submitted online but must be completed, printed out, signed, and then submitted to team leaders before one can participate in the program.
Plattsburgh State Jiu-Jitsu Club attended their first tournament in the Fall 2010 in Winooski, Vt. 21 members competed and 11 placed within the top three of their division.
First place finishers: Nick Arma (Heavyweight Beginner), Cody Carpenter (Featherweight Novice), Ronald Mello (Light Heavyweight Beginner), Jeremy Shanker (Middleweight Beginner), Ted Wallace (Heavyweight Novice), Angelo Wilson (Light Heavyweight Novice), Michael Zucker (Lightweight Beginner). In the spring of 2011, 16 members attended and 11 placed in top three of their divisions: First place: Cody Carpenter no gi (Beginner), Michael Loundsbury no gi (Grand Champion), Kyle Streeter gi (Beginner), Nick Arma no gi (Intermediate).
Second place: Angelo Wilson no gi (beginner), Cody Carpenter (Grand Champion), Danny Khottavong no gi (Novice), Jeremy Shanker gi and no gi(Intermediate), Justin Winter no gi (Advanced), Michael Loundsbury (intermediate), Ted Wallace no gi (Beginner); Third place: Michael Zucker no gi (Intermediate), Mitch Laundrie no gi (Novice), Kyle Streeter no gi (beginner).
Fall 2011 20 members attend martial arts tournament and 9 placed in top three of their divisions:
Mitch Laundrie:1st place super heavyweight, Luke Magee: 2nd place middleweight, Michael Flanagan: 3rd place middleweight, Justin Winter: 1st place middleweight, Nick Arma: 3rd place light heavyweight , Angelo Wilson: 3rd place heavyweight, Michael Loundsbury: 3rd place middleweight, Josh Behnke: 1st place heavyweight, Nick Titley: 1st place featherweight Medal winners from Fall 2012 Tournament :Elvin Heydarov: 1st Place no-gi beginner, Trevor Kent: 1st place no-gi novice, Tiyana Coleman: 2nd place no-gi beginner, Michael Flanagan: 2nd place no-gi advanced, 3rd place gi advanced, Jimmy Fonzone: 2nd place no-gi beginner, Kyle Streeter: 2nd place no-gi beginner, 2nd place gi beginner, Michael Zucker: 1st place gi intermediate, 3rd place no-gi advanced
The club will be scheduled for the fall and spring semester. No practices or tournaments will be scheduled during college breaks or finals week. Instruction/practices are scheduled in Memorial Hall on the bottom level in the group activity room every Monday and Wednesday from 8:00-9:30 p.m.
No uniforms are required. Participants should wear loose comfortable clothing. Street shoes are not allowed in activity area. If a uniform is required to compete in a tournament, the cost is the responsibility of the student.
The instructor/coach will be responsible for the general safety of all club members during practices and competitions and have valid CPR/First Aid certification. The instructor/coach is responsible for attending injured participant consistent with CPR/FA standards until trained medical personnel have arrived.
Travel arrangements are usually by private cars. The college is not responsible for any damages or injuries related to travel. It is strongly recommended that drivers of personal cars obtain additional insurance. Club members wishing to transport other club members must receive approval prior to traveling. To become an authorized driver, a copy of their driver’s license and the SUNY Plattsburgh Private Vehicle Use form must be submitted to the RSD. Tournaments: Competition must be within 300 mile radius of Plattsburgh
Student Association monies may be used for instructor/coach contract, individual entry fees (no more than 6 participants per tournament and mileage (up to maximum of 300 miles one way) @ .25 per mile.
Scott Johnson, Recreational Sports Director
Recreation, Intramurals & Club Sports
314 Memorial Hall
Department of Sports and Wellness
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-4150
Fax: (518) 564-4155