Congratulations goes out to The Cellar Gym’s Alex Philipp. On Saturday June 16th, Alex was promoted to the rank of Brazilian jiu jitsu blue belt under Professor Mauricio Carra. Alex has been training BJJ for the past two years. His belt promotion took place during a gym-wide promotion event. During the event many members of The Cellar Gym’s Checkmat Minneapolis team received stripe promotions as well.