Checkmat celebrates grand opening

  • Monday, May 19, 2014

Checkmat hosted belt promotions for their students. PROVIDED


On Saturday, May 3, Checkmat Charleston and CheckFit Functional Fitness, located at 1135 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, held their grand opening.

Saturday started off with a challenging functional fitness class at 10 a.m. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CheckMat Charleston Brazilian Jiu Jitsu hosted belt promotions for all of their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu students.

From 1-4 p.m., two-time BJJ World Champion, two-time Abu Dhabi Combat Club Champion, and leader of the Checkmat BJJ Team, Leonardo Vieira taught a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu seminar.

On Sunday, May 4, from noon to 3 p.m., Leo Vieira taught a second seminar covering submission grappling techniques.

A great time was had by all of the 50 fitness and martial artists in attendence and a lot of knowledge was passed on from the one and only Leo Vieira.

If you are interested in checking out a fitness or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class, Checkmat and Checkfit Functional Fitness offer multiple classes a day, five days a week. Owner, trainer and coach, Bill Dillard, can be contacted at 530-957-0483 or at William.dillard2@gmail.com.


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