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YFC is a success

On Sunday, November 12th, VB students from North Miami Beach, Pembroke Pines, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale and Jupiter came together for a great day of Jujutsu. The YFC teaches children to face challenges and always fight hard despite the result. Over 150 children accepted the challenge and displayed great courage and technique. The next YFC will be in May, 2018. 

Shokunin Conference 2017

Fifty Valente Brothers black belts, professors, instructors, assistant instructors and study group leaders gathered at VB Headquarters in North Miami Beach. The Shokunin Conference was the first ever of its kind and the results were extremely positive. Over the course of three days the conference covered many topics including important historical findings, pedagogical techniques, nutritional advice and a 753 Code discussion. During the meeting the Valente brothers also presented new norms and requirements for black belt degrees. The Shokunin Conference will become a yearly event. 

 

Summer Belt Ceremony

On Monday evening the new VB Headquarters building hosted its first ever Summer Belt Ceremony. The event was a success and once again brought together the VB family. Professors Pedro, Gui, and Joaquim Valente remembered their late father and Grandmaster Dr. Pedro Valente Sr. and dedicated the ceremony in his honor. Recently the Valente brothers announced that the new buiding was named Dr. Pedro Valente Sr.