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James and Alex will be in California competing at the IBJJF Pan Ams from Thursday 3/21 through Monday 3/25. Several of our coaches have volunteered to open the gym for some of the classes during that time, but the schedule will be modified! The schedule is as follows:


Thursday, March 21

Muay Thai (Coach Matt): 5-6:15pm

Open Mat/Roll: 6:15-7:30pm

(9am BJJ and Kids Class are cancelled)


Friday, March 22

Advanced BJJ (Coach Matt): 11:30am-1pm

NoGi All Belts BJJ (Coach Curt): 6:15-7:30pm

Muay Thai (Coach Bob): 7:30-9pm

(9am BJJ is cancelled)


Saturday, March 23

BJJ All Belts (Coach Curt): 10-11am

Open Roll: 11am-12pm

(Kids Class is cancelled)




Remember, as usual, it is a privilege to have the gym open while James and Alex are gone. Please make sure that you offer to help Matt, Curt, and Bob with anything they might need. Please also make their life easier by cleaning up after yourselves both on and off the mat. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let Alex know at 920-202-4166.


Thank you!


Upcoming Important Dates!


Monday December 24th and Tuesday December 25th: CLOSED for all Regular Classes



Monday December 31st and Tuesday January 1st: CLOSED for all Regular Classes



Saturday, January 19th (5-8pm): All team members and their families/significant others are welcome and encouraged to attend our annual potluck to help us celebrate another great year at FVGC! Visit our Facebook Page for more information and RSVP

Masters Worlds Schedule- August 21-25, 2018

Team FVGC is excited to be sending to competitors to the Masters World Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada at the end of August. Because we have coaches that are traveling and competing, we will have a modified schedule that week and use this opportunity to perform some yearly gym maintenance.  The schedule will be as follows:


Tuesday, August 21: Gym open as normal for morning and evening classes. There will be NO JUDO as Curt will be at Worlds.


Wednesday, August 22: CLOSED for ALL CLASSES


Thursday, August, 23: Gym open as normal for morning and evening classes.


Friday, August 24: CLOSED for ALL CLASSES


Saturday, August 25: OPEN MAT ONLY from 10:30am-11:30am.  NO KIDS CLASS. NO TECHNIQUE CLASS. NO NEW STUDENTS.


We are closing to do projects that will not allow people in for open mat on those days, so please plan your training accordingly. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 920-202-4166

PanAms Fundraiser Seminar – Feb. 17th!

Saturday, February 17th 11am-1:30pm



The IBJJF PanAm Championship is coming up soon in Irvine, CA and we are sending a small but fierce team of competitors from FVGC! To help get our guys out there, we are holding a seminar during which James, Curt, Kegan, and Dan will each be showing 1/2 hour of technique. It promises to be a great opportunity to not only support our teammates, but also learn some awesome BJJ/Judo/wrestling from some seriously talented and experienced guys.


Entry to the seminar is $35 (cash please). This is open to ALL LEVELS and ALL SCHOOLS. We do appreciate an RSVP via FACEBOOK, but there is no registration requirement. Regular Adult BJJ class will be CANCELLED that day. Kickboxing Fundamentals, and Kids BJJ will run as usual.



If you have any questions, please contact Alex at 920-202-4166

Christmas Schedule for Team FVGC

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Team FVGC!


We will be CLOSED FOR  ALL REGULAR CLASSES the week of December 25th through Monday, January 1st.


We will be hosting two open mats:

Wednesday, December 27th 6pm

Saturday, December 30th 11am


This is open to all adult program members. We will set the 5 minute timer for BJJ matches at the beginning of open mat. There will be room for kickboxers to hit the bags or spar as well. Contact Alex with any questions 920.202.4166

Important October Dates

Tuesday, October 10th:

LCCT Fall Seminar 6-8pm

Kids class and Boxing will occur as usual. Regular Adult BJJ (6:15pm), Judo (7:30pm) and Fight Fit (7:30pm) will be CANCELLED due to the seminar.


Saturday, October 14th:

Regular Adult BJJ (11am) and Open Roll (12pm) will be CANCELLED

Kickboxing Fundamentals/Fight Fit (8:45am) will be run as usual and taught by Kegan. Kids Class will be covered by Mr. Ryan and Mr. Kelly


Saturday, October 21st:

Grappling Industries Milwaukee

James and Alex will both be down in Milwaukee to coach the kids and adult BJJ team while they compete. All classes will run as normal; Mark and Jenna will be taking care of classes for us!

Thank You Sponsors!

We are quickly approaching the IBJJF Masters World Championships being held in Las Vegas, NV August 24-27, 2017. Team FVGC has six competitors working hard to travel out there and bring some hardware back to Wisconsin: James Peterson (black belt), Bob Howden (purple belt), Matt Brown (purple belt), Stephanie Ozment (purple belt), Richard Wittmann (blue belt), and Curt Stratton (blue belt). While they are busy getting prepared, we would like to take a moment to thank our amazing team sponsors and encourage you to support them like they are supporting our fighters!


Water Right Residential Water Systems


Cousineau Auto Inc


Van’s Realty and Construction


Sculpt Fitness


Wisco-N-Sin Old Fashioned Mix


Baer Paints and Supplies


Auto Xcel



Registration for Kids Kickboxing Fall Session Open!

After having a blast during our Kids Summer Kickboxing Program, we are happy to announce that we will be running another Kids Kickboxing 6-Week Program in the fall! The program will begin on Monday, September 11th and end on Wednesday, October 18th. Information and registration can be found on the class Eventbrite Page: REGISTER HERE


4th of July Week Schedule 2017

Team FVGC will be CLOSED FOR REGULAR CLASSES Monday, July 3rd, Tuesday July 4th, and Wednesday, July 5th for the holiday and summer maintenance. We will be having Advanced BJJ/Competition Class as usual on Monday the 3rd from 6:15-8pm.


Regular classes will resume on Thursday, July 6th for 9am BJJ.


If you have any questions, please contact us!

May 6th FVGC Closed- Trip to WI Dells

Saturday, May 6th FVGC will be CLOSED for all regular classes. We will be going to the Wisconsin Dells to watch the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Freestyle & Greco State tournament. We are going to show support for a number of FVGC family members that are competing, including the Engeldal, Williams, Wittmann, Hammen, and Mills kids.
Please RSVP to the FB event if you are wanting to travel with the team (i.e. carpool with other FVGCers). FVGC FAMILY MEMBERS ONLY! If you are going but will be traveling alone with your family, please just check “Interested” so we don’t reserve you a seat. If you are willing and able to drive/provide a vehicle, please let us know in the discussion and include how many seats you have available. We will be meeting and leaving from the gym (exact time TBD).

More information on the tournament is below.

It has been suggested to us that you bring cash for entry and parking as well as chairs/cushions to sit on as it will be a long day on bleachers and the floor. Wear your FVGC or Team Sarah gear!