Tim Cartmell

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Tim Cartmell is a martial artist best known as an author and translator of martial arts books. He is an Eighth Degree Black Belt (Master) in Kung-Fu San Soo, and a Fourth Degree Black Belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Tim is an expert in Sun-style tai chi, including all three martial arts under the Sun system originally taught by founder Sun Lutang. They are tai chi, xingyiquan , and bagua . He started his martial arts career winning full-contact tournaments in Taiwan using xingyiquan. He placed first at the 2003 IBJJF Pan Championship as a brown belt (Senior 2), [1] and first at the 2004 IBJJF Pan Championship as a black belt (Senior 2). [2]



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  1. "Pan American 2003 results". Ibjjf.org. Archived from the original on May 16, 2015. Retrieved 2012-11-21.
  2. "Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2004 – Results". Ibjjf.org. Archived from the original on May 24, 2017. Retrieved 2012-11-21.