The Adamson brothers Zach and Nathan, of Seaside, were recently promoted to the rank of black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

The promotion ceremony was hosted at their headquarters in Seaside, with their head instructor from Oklahoma City, Rafael Lovato Jr.

“We’ve worked for over 10 years to accomplish this goal,” said Zachary Adamson.

The big promotion came fresh off their travels to Europe, where they taught seminars in Germany and Ireland and brought home medals from international tournaments in Italy and Portugal.

The brothers have been receiving international media attention since returning to Seaside after their adventure.

Both Nathan and Zach Adamson have been featured multiple times on Internet radio shows (BJJ Addict Radio) and in top international martial arts publications (Gracie Magazine, Sept.).

The Adamson brothers are hosting a special Open House and Kids Martial Arts Celebration Day today.

For more information on how local youths can learn back-to-school safety tips, bully-proofing tactics and network with kids and coaches who are living a healthy lifestyle, visit or call the academy at 503-738-4080 to reserve a spot for your child.


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