Name: Andrea Harris (Aya) (USA)
Title: Brazilian Jiujitsu Competitor; Personal Trainer
Organization/Team: Abusado Team/Serra Bjj under Blackbelt Daniel Simmler, Worcester Ma
Current Rank: BJJ Blue Belt (2015)
Coached by: Dan Simmler (Black Belt)
Compitition History Notes:
Blue belt 2015:
IBJJF Boston open: Bronze
IBJJF Montreal Open Bronze
Multiple NAGA gold gi & Nogi medalist
Dragons Lair Gold gi & Nogi
Multiple Good Fight Gi & Nogi gold
IBJJF Worlds Bronze Medalist 5/22/2014. @white belt
Serious injury took her off the mats from sept 2013- April 2014.
Brazil Nogi Bronze 2012
IBJJF Boston Open April 2016
IBJJF Adult Worlds June 2016
BJJ Pro Tour June 2016
IBJJF NY Open July 2016
IBJJF Masters Worlds August 2016
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fB: Andrea Harris
Andrea has been involved in competitive sports beginning at a young age with gymnastics & competition swim. In High School she was on the swim team, soccer, and track & field teams . After graduating college she began training for and competing in marathons, half marathons and sprint triathlons. Andrea began Brazilian jiu-jitsu after moving to MA in 1999. First stepped on the mats, at the urging of a co-worker, in October 2011 at Worcester MMA/ Team Abusado under the tutelage of Dan Simmler.