California Events

Girls in Gis California-San Diego Event

Hello California, get ready to roll!

August 27, 2022
12 PM – 3 PM

Doors open at 11:30 AM. Please arrive early so you have enough time to change and be ready when the event begins at 12:00 PM.

Gracie South Bay
340 W 26th St
Suite g/h
National City, CA 91950

Guest Instructors: Leticia Ribeiro & Bia Mesquita

This event is open to women and girls of all ages and skill levels. No experience is needed. All participants must register online.

Instructor Bios

Leticia Ribeiro is a fourth degree black belt under Vini Aieta and Royler Gracie. She is a 9x IBJJF World Champion, Inductee to the IBJJF Hall of Fame and historical figure in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Leticia Ribeiro has collected medals in world grappling events for years on end, being considered one of the top 10 best female fighters of all time. Leticia Ribeiro is the owner and head instructor at Gracie South Bay. She is not only a champion, but know for making champions like Bia Mesquita and Penny Thomas.

Bia Mesquita, is a 10x IBJJF World champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under the legendary Leticia Ribeiro. She began training at age 5 and by her teens she was considered the next big thing in women’s Jiu-Jitsu, Beatriz Mesquita has cemented her status as one of the greatest grapplers of all time by achieved numerous BJJ titles such as the World Nogi Championship and the Pan American title before even reaching her black belt status.