ALEX ESCALERA EARNS HIS BJJ STAPLETON BLUE BELT!

On July 13, 2017, coming off his highlight reel finish of his second Pro MMA Fight, Alex Escalera earned his Colorado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Stapleton Blue Belt! Having put in the work, Alex has demonstrated that, in addition to his athleticism and never quit mindset, he has now accumulated the […]


WE HAVE A NEW BLUE BELT: STEPHANIE BURKE! BRILLIANT!!

I cannot think of any other Colorado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athlete that brings more energy to their training than Stephanie Burke! She is all in, with smiles, no fear, and a relentless willingness to work. It does not matter whether it is conditioning, rolling, drilling or technique, she pursues it […]


ALLISON WALTERS – COLORADO BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU STAPLETON BLUE BELT EARNED!

On July 1, 2017, Allison Walters traveled to NAGA Albuquerque 2017, along with seven other members of the Stapleton Combat Crew, to test her Jiu Jitsu in the crucible of competition. The result? Double Gold (victory in both her Gi and No-Gi divisions). Amazing! Ali’s Double Gold victory, however, is not […]


JULY 4TH 2017: JIU JITSU IN THE PARK – EXCELLENT!

The 4th of July is a great time to celebrate community, and celebrate we did with a little Jiu Jitsu in the park! It was excellent! Thank you to coach Dylan Miller of Nova Mente Jiu JItsu Academy for putting together the event at Platte Park. Thank you to Seth […]


BJJ STAPLETON COMBAT CREW RETURNS VICTORIOUS FROM NAGA ALBUQUERQUE 2017!

Colorado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Stapleton sent a Combat Crew consisting of eight athletes (Don Westman, Tanner Gott, Vance Barksdale, Lewi Gualt, Heather Westman, Joe Cousino, Walker Madden, and Allison Walters) down to NAGA Albuquerque 2017 to test their Jiu Jitsu. To say they returned victorious is an understatement: Heather Westman returned winning double gold medals (winning […]


SIXTO ROJAS EARNS HIS COLORADO BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU STAPLETON BLUE BELT!

Congratulations to Sixto Rojas on earning his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt up at Colorado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Stapleton! Although Blue is the first belt earned in BJJ and marks a stepping off point in the art of Jiu Jitsu, it is, nevertheless, no small accomplishment. It takes hundreds, if not thousands […]


STEVE HADDOCK EARNS HIS BLUE BELT!

You meet some amazing people practicing the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, no question. However, few are as inspiring as Steve Haddock! BJJ at 60 years old? No problem. Rolling with the 20 somethings…yup, most every day. Beating the 20 somethings…priceless. Steve is proof that BJJ, at present, is the closest […]


WE HAVE A NEW BLUE BELT! CONGRATULATIONS BRANDON LEWIS – BLUE BELT EARNED!!

Congratulations to Brandon Lewis on earning his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt up at Colorado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Stapleton! Well done Brandon! Although Blue is the first belt earned and marks a stepping off point in the art of Jiu Jitsu, it is, nevertheless, no small accomplishment. It takes hundreds, […]