Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Growing from a solid base

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighters from across the South Island will get to grips with each other at a major tournament in Queenstown today. More than 150 martial artists have signed up to compete in the King of the South tournament, organised...

Shyla’s fighting fit

She might only be eight years old, but you definitely don't want to mess with Queenstowner Shyla Mulholland. The primary schooler's recently returned from Auckland after claiming the top spot in her division at the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament. It's her...

Couple’s gold grab

Queenstown couple Brent and Paula Te Kawa tied the knot 20 years ago – and now spend their free time tying other people in knots. For the married couple have recently both become Brazilian jiu-jitsu champions. Brent, 46, won the Sport Jiu-Jitsu...
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