Who’s in Pittsburgh? Come train with me! I’ll be at Steel City Martial Arts on May 5 to give a seminar on the crucifix. You can RSVP on Facebook or by contacting Marshal Carper at mcarper@gmail.com:

Here’s the full seminar info:

Matt Kirtley, the founder of Aesopian.com, is giving a seminar on his favorite position, the crucifix. This seminar will introduce the crucifix position, explore entries, counters, recounters, transitions, and finishes (including the reverse omoplata). All skill-levels welcome.

Matt is a black belt under Eduardo de Lima and an accomplished jiu-jitsu writer. He will be available for privates and group privates following the seminar.


May 5, 11am-2:00pm at Steel City Martial Arts
3842 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234 (Directions)

  • $30 for full seminar
  • $100/hour for private
  • $60/hour per person for a group private

Please contact Marshal Carper to register. Spaces are limited.

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