Telephone: 613-532-9159
E-mail: jamie@tigersdenjiu-jitsu.com
745 Development Dr. (SMA Karate), Kingston, Ont.

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OUR INSTRUCTORS

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We are committed to delivering the highest quality of martial arts to all members of the Kingston community. We will ensure that you feel welcome in a safe environment geared towards learning and professional instruction.

Our head instructor, Jamie Rickard has over 20 years of martial arts experience in jiu-jitsu, kenjutsu, karate, MMA, grappling and holds the title of Renshi (expert instructor). Renshi Jamie was awarded the World Elite Black Belt Society (W.E.B.B.S.) Martial Artist of the Year for 2018.

Our assistant instructors are certified 3rd degree black belt instructors with over 10 years of experience in jiu-jitsu, karate and grappling.

Whatever your goals we have the experience to help you reach them!



RENSHI JAMIE RICKARD
2018 WEBBS Martial Artist of the Year!
Main Location Head instructor (Jiu-jitsu, Kenjutsu and Grappling)


Renshi Jamie Rickard

Renshi Jamie Rickard has been studying martial arts since 1998.

He holds Godan (fifth degree) black belt and the title of Renshi (Expert Instructor) in Jukoshin Ryu Jiu-jitsu. He also has many years of study in kenjutsu and karate.

Renshi Jamie has also attended many international seminars including five WEBBS World Congresses and has been an instructor at four of the congresses.

Renshi Jamie was also awarded WEBBS 2018 Martial Artist of the Year at the WEBBS World Congress 2018 in Loughbrough England.

Curriculum Vitae


SENSEI GREGG WADE
CFB Kingston Jiu-jitsu Club Head Instructor (Jiu-jitsu and Grappling)
Main Location Assistant Instructor (Jiu-jitsu and Grappling)


Sensei Gregg Wade
Sensei Gregg Wade has been studying martial arts since 2008.

He holds Sandan (third degree) black belt in Jukoshin Ryu jiu-jitsu, and a Sandan (third degree) black belt in Meibukan Goju Ryu karate.

Gregg has also attended many international seminars including six WEBBS World Congresses and has been an instructor at three of the congresses.







Curriculum Vitae


SENSEI ZACHARY YUEN
Main Location Assistant Instructor (Jiu-jitsu and Grappling)


Sensei Zach Yuen

Sensei Zach Yuen has been studying martial arts from a very young age and has been training with us since 2009.

He holds Sandan (third degree) black belt in Jukoshin Ryu jiu-jitsu, and a Nidan (second degree) black belt in Meibukan Goju Ryu karate.

Zach has also attended many international seminars including four WEBBS World Congresses and has been an instructor at two of the congresses.




Curriculum Vitae
  • Blackbelt Sandan (3rd Dan) October 14, 2017.
  • Meibukan Goju Karate Nidan (2nd Dan) April 30, 2016.
  • Blackbelt Nidan (2nd Dan) March 27, 2015.
  • Blackbelt Shodan (1st Dan) May 5 2013.
  • Sensei Title (Instructor) May 5 2013.
  • Meibukan Goju Karate Shodan (1st Dan) April 20, 2013.
  • Combined Grappling Arts (CGA), blue belt.
  • Jukoshin Jiu-jitsu International, 2009-present
  • World Elite Black Belt Society (WEBBS) member, 2009-present
  • Attended many seminars with Soke Bryan Cheek, 10th Dan, founder of Jukoshin Ryu Jiu-jitsu and World Elite Black Belt Society (W.E.B.B.S.).
  • Attended many seminars with Hanshi Eduardo Sanchez of Jukoshin Ryu Jiu-jitsu technical director.
  • Attended many seminars with Shihan Mick Jukoshin Chief Instructor for the UK.
  • Instructor at World Elite Black Belt Society (WEBBS) World Congress 2018 Loughbrough England.
  • Instructor at World Elite Black Belt Society (WEBBS) World Congress 2017 Stockholm Sweden.
  • World Elite Black Belt Society (WEBBS) World Congress 2013 Lisbon Portugal.
  • World Elite Black Belt Society (WEBBS) Loyalty Diploma 2013.
  • World Elite Black Belt Society (WEBBS) World Congress 2012 Montreal.
  • Attended many other non-Jukoshin / non-WEBBS jiu-jitsu and karate seminars.


SENSEI MICHAEL DOORNBOS
Main Location Instructor (Kenjutsu)


Sensei Mike Doornbos

Sensei Michael Doornbos has studied many martial arts over the years, including kenjutsu, jiu-jitsu and aikido.

Sensei Mike is passionate about the learning and teaching of kenjutsu and has recently joined us as an instructor for our kenjutsu program.










Curriculum Vitae


Telephone: 613-532-9159
E-mail: jamie@tigersdenjiu-jitsu.com
745 Development Dr. (SMA Karate), Kingston, Ont.