The final day of Sweep Week was amazing! Friday night’s seminar had over 150 people on the mats to learn from the famous brother duo, the Mendes Bros.


The gym was filled with great energy and everyone that came had a blast. After about an hour of technique, the mat was open for people to spar. With a number of visitors in attendance, everyone had a chance to spar with some new partners.

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Saturday we had our grand opening celebration! After the blessing by Pastor Eduardo, Professor Andre Galvao and his family cut the ribbon to officially open our new location!

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After the cutting of the ribbon and Professor Galvao’s speech, everyone went back to the party and had a blast!


Professor Galvao taught a free self-defense seminar


Live music thanks the The Selectors, a local band made up friends from the island of Guam


Free tacos courtesy of Famoso Tacos were an absolute hit! They were delicious!

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Free Açai was provided by a member of our Atos family, Alastar Zambada! Assisting him that day were the Carbullidos, busy chopping up fresh bananas and strawberries. Check out Alastar’s shop, Açai Deli for great food and refreshing Açai next time you’re down in TJ!

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The kids had a blast in the bouncy house


… But the kids weren’t the only ones having fun! Here are a few pictures of the Atos family enjoying Saturday’s celebration!

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