During 2008, I competed as a white belt at the Gracie Invitational at SENI and at the Kent BJJ Open (now the English BJJ Open). Here’s a video of my first fight at the Kent Open with Seetha Udin of Checkmat. I went on to win my second bout on points and to lose my third on points to take home the silver.
Meg Smitley versus Zoe Hall SENI May 2008 | MegJitsu
15 Dec 2011 @ 2:28 pm
[…] at the SENI exposition in May 2008 was my first BJJ competition; I also competed at the Kent BJJ Open in that year, shortly before a second knee injury took me out of that part of the game. I won my […]
10 Years in BJJ Part 1: The White Belt Years | MegJitsu
8 Nov 2014 @ 8:07 pm
[…] year I also took part in the Kent BJJ Open where I had 3 fights. With the experience of SENI under my belt, I trained for the competition and went in there with […]
7 Jan 2015 @ 6:06 pm
I know this is an old post, but I just wanna say I think you’re freaking cool.
11 Jan 2015 @ 5:10 pm
LOL! Cheers! Much appreciated, Hamze. It was a pretty fulfilling experience 🙂