11.24.2011

SHOUT OUT: NEW BLACK-BELT!!! DIMITRIOS TSITOS


Oh so very happy to announce the latest promotion to black-belt by Vinicius Magalhaes, Dimitrios Tsitos!!! I first met Dimitrios at Copa De Hong Kong 2 tournament in 2007. Since then he's been a regular in the Thailand scene training and teaching in both Phuket and Bangkok. A great ambassador of the sport, a true professional and gentleman. Congrats Dimitrios!!!
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From Dimitrios' facebook:
Got promoted to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

It took me 8 years since my first class back in November 2003 and a total 1152 bjj and no-gi sessions (wrestling, judo, mma don't count; I know, I am a statistics freak).

THANKS TO MY FAMILY FOR BEING SUPPORTIVE TO ANY CRAZY PLAN I MAKE!

Also THANKS to Mestre Vinicius Magalhaes for giving me the privilege to be a black belt under him and for teaching my professors Cristo & Aris (thanks to you guys for being great friends and instructors).

Last but not least THANKS to all the people that taught me during my travels , to all my students and training partners all over the world; just to name a few (professors: Roberto Atalla, Adam Shahir Kayoom, Ray Elbe, Alberto Mina, Tony Eduardo, David Dimopoulos Said and also Niti Techottiasnee, Luke Chaya , EMAC , BKKBJJ , Q23, Tiger Muay Thai Phuket, Shanghai BJJ, all the teams at NZ, Brazil, UK, Australia, Japan and the list goes on & on & on....) hope I will see you again soon!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the huge achievement! Big props. Not many can reach the elite status.

Isaac from Taiwan BJJ

Anonymous said...

Great job my friend.


Narouque TWBJJ

Anonymous said...

He was one of my teachers for a while. Great guy. I'm very proud of you Jimi!