PHILIPSBURG:— Local ferry provider The Great Bay Express is giving back to the community by sponsoring a group of young Jiu Jitsu athletes who will be competing in St Barths in the Second Annual Saint Barths Kids BJJ Open tournament on January 21th. This is the second consecutive year the company based out of Bobby’s Marina has supported SXM BJJ. Twenty-two children ages 10-14 will represent SXM BJJ/Team Renzo Gracie St. Maarten and will test their skills against students from St Barths and French St. Martin.
The team is lead by SXM BJJ head instructor Melissa Bardfield and visiting Black belt Luciano Cristovam, Coaches Charlesson Reymond, Akeem Lewis and Allison Deher. Coaches Charlesson Reymond and Akeem Lewis will also compete in ‘super-fight’ matches against adult competitors from St Barths.
SXM BJJ professor Melissa Bardfield is very thankful to the Great Bay Express ferry for making the trip feasible for her students for the second year in a row. For more information on the tournament call 690 35 73 22, and for more info on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes in Cole Bay visit www.sxmbjj.com
Source: St. Martin News Network
Great Bay Express Ferry sponsors local SXM BJJ Jiu Jitsu Team