Chandra and William Vandry, Carlos Machado and Marcos Santos out to dinner after Leglock seminar!
Third quarter Vandry BJJ Association clinic, and Health and Martial arts Expo was a hit with community, Martial arts and nutritional information, education and development.
Friday, September 18 was the opening with Professor William Vandry teaching his unique style of Leglocks. Fundamental ankle-locks to counter ankle-locks, to counter to the counter ankle-locks to half guard leg attacks and developmental angles were taught.
Bottom Row: Marcos Santos, William Vandry, Carlos Machado, Ed Aiken, Jeff Anderson, Michael Drabek, Ian Haynes, (2nd row) Jonathan Tate, Jesus Armas, Jen Smalley, Chandra Vandry, Maryann Craig, Chi Poon, Justin Toler, (Standing) Israel Davila, Lakeway student, Brownsville student, ibid, Patrick McCain, Johnny Zavela, Jay Gordon, Cody Johnson, Mikhail Craig, Mark Kanda, Jim Nagle, Jeffrey Weeks, student, Patrick Storer, student, Markus Lagmannson, Jeremy Leigh
Professor Marcos Santos, Master Carlos Machado, Professor William Vandry, Brown belt Jeffrey Weeks
Got Pain? nutrition and health clinic
Chandra Weber RN, Carlos Machado, Marcos Santos and Got Pain? audience giving thumbs up after her speech on nutrition, joints, inflammation and pain topics
Chandra Vandry (RN in neurology and allergy) taught the Got Pain? clinic on nutrition, health, information on NSAIDS, inflammation, pain, and referenced medical journals such as PubMed and NCBI. Chandra discussed correcting nutrition, and the Vandry’s product St. Jude’s Miracle oilTM proper application. Many questions were fielded from arthritis, insomnia, anxiety, and a very focused audience with many questions gives evidence of a community that is interested in improving health.
Chandra discussing dietary changes
BJJ Guard passing clinic
8th degree Red and Black belt Master Carlos Machado taught guard passing techniques, his ‘bear pass’, armdrag counters, defeating the Spider guard with retraction and passing techniques, and finished out with elbow locks from guard and top positions.
The VBJJA had close to 100 participants over the three clinics in two days. Academies from DFW to South Texas were in attendance. VBJJA Reps in attendance were 1st degree black belt Jesus Armas (Brownsville-valley Texas), 1st degree black belt Ed Aiken and Brown belt Elliot O’Hara (Lakeway). Association Black belts were 5th degree Professor Marcos Santos (RCJ – DFW)
Black belts: Jeff Anderson, Jesus Armas (1st degree), Marcos Santos (5th degree), Carlos Machado (8th degree), William Vandry (5th degree), Ed Aiken (1st degree), Michael Drabek, Ian Haynes, Jonathan Tate
The Health and Martial arts Expo was the largest seminar at Vandry BJJ. Future Got Pain? clinics with BJJ are in discussion, and proposals for a Dallas-Ft Worth Got Pain?/Leglocks/BJJ expo on a larger scale are being scheduled before the end of the year. For more information on Carlos Machado, please go to carlosmachado.net. For more information on the St. Judes Miracle oilTM, go to stjudesmiracleoil.com.