Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu & MMA of CT and MA train Hartford Police Explorers

West Hartford, CT, June 05, 2009 --( On May 31, 2009 about 20 members of the Hartford Police Explorers attended a seminar at Jim Hughes and Royce Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in West Hartford CT spear headed by long time Royce Gracie Network member and coaching assistant Jim Cambell. The ages ranged from boys and girls 13 to 19 years old. The special seminar included basic Police Self Defense such as knowledge of surroundings, gun retention, and take downs with a combative suspect. Several escapes from bad positions were also shown including the back mount and headlock positions. The Explorers were extremely attentive and enthusiastic while learning the moves. The Police Officers in charge stated that they had not seen the Explorers so happy after a training session in a long time. Jim Hughes and Royce Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts of New England is a proud supporter of the Hartford Police Department and has provided numerous training seminars serving the Police Department over many years.

Judy Mulkern