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Gene Cook, Jr. Narrow Mind

BJJ Moses is a nickname that was given to him by his friend and teammate Jeff Gallegos. It was in reference to his age and the fact that there was a fellow teammate, Emma Valdez that goes by “BJJ Girl”. His real name is Gene Cook, Jr.

Moses began Jiu Jitsu in April 2011 at the tender age of 46. He is an active competitor and is currently ranked #1 in the world by the IBJJF for Master 5 Purple Belts. He is also a 2X Pan Am Champion (2015 and 2016)

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2016 Pan Ams Ultra Heavy Finals

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2016 NoGi Worlds M5 Purple Finals

 

Here are some of his accomplishments in competitions:

2016

Promoted to Brown Belt by Master Carlson Gracie Jr. 12/17/16

SJJIF Worlds Senior IV Purple Belt- Gold

IBJJF NoGi Worlds M5 Purple Belt DOUBLE Gold

IBJJF American Nationals M5 Purple Belt- DOUBLE Gold

IBJJF Pan Ams M5 Purple Belt Ultra Heavy – Gold

IBJJF Pan Ams M5 Open Class- Bronze

JJWL San Diego, M2 Purple- Silver

NABJJF Nationals Senior 4 Purple – Gold

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2015

IBJJF Pan Ams M5 Purple Open Class- Gold

IBJJF Pan Ams M5 Purple Belt Medium Heavy – Bronze

NABJJF Worlds Purple Senior 4, Heavy- Gold

IBJJF Irvine Open- Purple M5- DOUBLE Gold

IBJJF Chicago Summer Open, Purple M5- DOUBLE Gold

IBJJF Las Vegas Spring Open, Purple M4 Heavy- DOUBLE Gold

IBJJF American Nationals Gi, Purple M5- DOUBLE Gold

IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi, Purple M4- DOUBLE Gold

IBJJF Master’s Worlds, Purple, M5 Medium Heavy, Bronze

IBJJF No-Gi Worlds M5, Purple, Medium Heavy- Silver

IBJJF No-Gi Worlds M5, Purple, Open Class- Bronze

IBJJF Seattle Open, Purple M5 Medium Heavy- Gold

IBJJF Seattle Open, Purple M5 Open Class- Silver

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2014

NABJJF Nationals, Purple Belt, Heavy, Senior 3- Gold

UFC Ultimates, Purple Belt, 50+. Medium Heavy- Gold

NABJJF Los Angeles Open, Blue Belt, Medium Heavy, Senior 3- Gold

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2013

NABJJF Worlds Blue Belt, Heavy, Senior 3- Silver

UFC Ultimates Blue Belt, 40+, Heavy- Silver

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2012

IBJJF American Nationals, Blue Belt, Heavy, M4- Silver

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2011

Gracie Barra Compnet- White Belt, M4, Heavy- Silver

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