Punzal undefeated in the No Gi division of jiu-jitsu

Bill Buley / The Garden Island

Ka’eo Punzal, 9, and Po’okela Punzal, 11, display their many medals they’ve won in Jiu Jitsu competitions over the past year. They trains at Esaki Jiu Jitsu. Ka’eo Punzal has been undefeated for one year for the No Gi division.

Before each match in the No Gi division of jiu-jitsu, Ka’eo Punzal takes a deep breath. Then, he thinks about what he’s supposed to do.