Ohio Grappling Challenge- Medina Ohio 4/14/12

7 Competitors traveled to Medina to participate in Gi and No Gi divisions at the Ohio Grappling Challenge.

It was a very successful day:  Of the 13 divisions we entered, we reached the finals in 10 of them.  Everyone brought home some hardware:

Austin “Tin-Tin” Hartsel:  Gold Medal Intermediate Teen Gi

Marcus Herrera:  Gold Medal Lightweight Masters White Belt

Kevin McCallion: Gold Medal Middle Weight White Belt, Silver No-Gi

Jon Bobel: Silver Medal Middleweight Purple Belt,  Gold Medal No Gi Advanced Middleweight

Jason Windon:  Gold Medal No Gi Advanced Heavyweight

Zak Gilyard: Silver Light/Middle Blue Belt

Santo Domingo:  Gold Light/Middle Blue Belt, Gold Light Intermediate No Gi.



Team Chard takes 2nd Place at OGC

On Saturday 4/23/11, Team Chard had a huge contingent of fighters attend the Ohio Grappling Challenge in Medina, Ohio.   After a combined effort of 20 medals (8 Gold, 8 Silver, 4 Bronze) in the Gi and No Gi Divisions, we placed second as a team in the No Gi division.  For the complete results, go here.

Jon Bobel Triangles his way into the second round of Pro Invite

Prior to the start of the divisions, Team Chard Instructor, Jon Bobel participated in the 16-man pro invitational.   Jon made it into the second round, after a come from behind submission win.  Jon’s bid for the $1000 cash purse was stalled after he lost to Bobby Jones by a score of 2-0.