ne-waza


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Ochoa defeated Vietnam's Dao Le Thu Trang for the Ne-Waza -45kg gold medal.
Ochoa topped the women's Ne-waza -45kg, while Ramirez reigned in the -55kg category.
Men's Ne-Waza weight categories include -56kg, -62kg, -69kg, -77kg, -85kg, -94kg, +94kg and Open Weight, while four contests will be featured in the Full Contact Ju Jitsu (-62kg, -69kg, -77kg, -85kg).
The event will be held in the following disciplines, fighting, Ne-Waza and Duo System for both men & women.
There was also a special Ne-Waza (groundwork) event at under-24k, in which Richardson won gold.
The 27-year-old Ochoa, a three-time world champion in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF), defeated Dao Le Thu Trang of Vietnam in the Ne-Waza -45kg, while Ramirez, the two-time Asian Beach Games gold medal winner, ruled the women's Ne-Waza -5kg weight class at the expense of compatriot Jenna Kaila Napolis.
My fitness routines are really hard and I work out everyday,' said Ochoa, who beat her Vietnamese foe in the women's Ne-waza -45kg division event.
Part of the process included learning how to demonstrate ukemi, ne-waza and tachi waza to judo students.
Ochoa seized the first gold for the country in these Games after an overwhelming 5-0 triumph against Le Thu Trang Du of Vietnam in the finals of the women's Ne-waza -45kg held at the Martial Arts Arena here.
The first course taught various tachi-waza (standing techniques) and ne-waza (groundwork techniques) demonstrated by sixth dan Chris Dawson with assistance from third dan Malcolm Young, first dan Kevin Cordon and first kyu Serge Huziyenko.
Ramirez ruled the women's Ne-waza -55kg category at the expense of Jenna Kaila Napolis, 5-0, that pushed the country's medal production to two gold, three silver and one bronze medals.
Tonicha demonstrated some very impressive ne-waza (groundwork) techniques and a clinical Okuri-ashi-haria technique which is seldom seen at this level of competition.