Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

Formed in Spring 2012, the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club meets several times a week to practice this particular form of martial arts. The club teaches both sport and self-defense aspects of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.The club is open to anyone that is interested in learning or expanding their knowledge in the sport.

The club is advised and directed by Mr. George Kattouf. Mr. Kattouf has been the Director of the Academy of Martial Arts since establishing it in 1979. Mr. Kattouf is currently ranked in Brazilian Jiujitsu. He and many of the black belts receive instruction from the prestigious Yamasaki Academy under the direction of Francisco Neto. Mr. Kattouf holds a Master's Degree in Education and has been involved in the field of education since 1975. His experience and knowledge ensure that students will be educated using researched based instructional principles. He believes all students can be successful if provided with the repetition and structure necessary to meet individual needs.

More Information

Pavel Shusharin, President (pws5329@psu.edu
Mike Spencer, Vice President (mos5836@psu.edu)

Mailing Address: 
Penn State Altoona Club Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 
John R. Carey III , Director of Recreation & Facilities 
3000 Ivyside Park 
Altoona, PA 16601

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Club Orgsync site

Schedule/Results

Schedule
Date/Time Opponent Results
10/25 @ 10:00 am Steel City BJJ Tournament No Gi:
1st Place Under 155 lbs - Las Cho
1st Place Under 170 lbs - Pasha Shusharin
1st Place Under 185 lbs - Harrison Sammak

Gi:
2nd Place Under 140 lbs - Ashwin Ramanarayanan
3rd Place Under 155 lbs - Las Cho
3rd Place Under 185 lbs - Harrison Sammak
11/01 @ 2:00 pm Harrisburg Fall Open Tournament No Gi:
1st Place Under 162.5 lbs - Pasha Shusharin
2nd Place 200 lbs Plus - Mike Spencer

Gi:
1st Place Under 162.5 lbs - Pasha Shusharin
2nd Place 200 lbs Plus - Mike Spencer