Michael Baldwin
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Purple Belt BJJ
3rd Degree Black Ju Jitsu
~1st Dan Shorin-Ryu
        Shorinkan Karate-Do
~1st Dan Karate Kobodo

Height: 6'0"  
Weight: 165 lbs.  
Age: 31
Member - Allan Goes Association

Favorite Technique or Position

Most Memorable Training or Competition Moment
Olympic's Karate Demo 1996
First time training with Relson Gracie
Competiting at the Arnold / Gracie Worlds

Most Proud Achievement
Being able to share the martial arts.

Competitions Competed In
1993 Carolinas Regional Full Contact TKD Championship BRONZE MEDAL
1994 AAU NC State Karate Qualifiers-BRONZE MEDAL
1995 Georgia State Karate Championship
1st Place TROPHY
2000 Fall Submission Grappling Classic-3rd Place TROPHY
2001 Spring Submission Invitation
2001 Music City Grappling Championships-SILVER MEDAL
2002 Arnold / Gracie World Championships Columbus Ohio
2002 Nashville Grappling Open-SILVER MEDAL
2002 Music City Championships- BRONZE MEDAL
2003 Dale Earnhardt Classic- SILVER MEDAL

Seminars Attende
Jacare Cavalcanti-Intensive Self Defense Seminar 1997
Relson Gracie Seminars 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Carlos Machado Seminars 2000,2001
Daniel Moraes 2001, 2002
Saulo Ribeiro 2002
Royce Gracie Seminars 2002
Marcello Clemente and Joa Jr. 2003
Marcos and David Avellan 2003
Bas Rutten 2003

Favorite Pro Fighters
Royler Gracie, Saulo Ribiero, Antonio Nogueira,
Renzo Gracie, Vanderlei Silva, many more.....

Favorite Pro Fights
Royler vs any ADCC
Nogueira vs Herring
Vanderlei vs Sakuraba
Renzo vs Oleg

Other Hobbies
Scuba diving, spending time with my family.

Industrial Maintenance Lead (E/I)

"Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered, and the courage with which he has maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds" ~ Orison Swett Marden~