Master Craig is a Physiology graduate from U of T.  He was a sergeant with the O.P.P. Auxiliary Unit and is a certified First Aid/CPR instructor with the St. John Ambulance.

 

Master Craig has been involved in martial arts for over forty five years, beginning with Judo at the age of eight.  He studied Kung-Fu, Kickboxing, Aikido, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu and Karate.

 

Craig is a seventh degree black belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate and has studied under Grandmaster Victor Arnold.       

He is also a Gracie Humaita black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Dan Morony, winning a silver medal at the 2015 IBJJF World Masters Jiu-Jitsu Tournament in Las Vegas.

He has attended numerous seminars and courses with such notable martial artists as three time Abu Dhabi winner and four time world champion Royler Gracie, original UFC champion Royce Gracie, Pan Am champion David Adiv, world renowned Muay Thai trainer Ganyou Fairtex, two time world karate champion Chris Rappold and Bill Underwood, the creator of Defendo.

Craig has taught self-defense courses to elementary students and to the Ontario Provincial Police.

A realistic and practical approach forms the basis of his techniques.

MASTER CRAIG

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SENSEI TY

 

 

 Sensei Ty is a fifth degree black belt in Kempo Karate and a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  He has also studied MMA, Wrestling, Muay Thai and Tai Chi.  He has a diverse knowledge base and can teach students of all ages and abilities.

Ty has more than twenty years of martial arts experience, during which he competed in Karate and Jiu-Jitsu tournaments. Ty has trained with Professionals such as; Royce Gracie, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Royler Gracie, Robert Drysdale, Eddy Bravo, Jay Hieron, Ganyao Fairtex, David Adiv and Rorion Gracie.

 

His main instructors are Master Craig (Karate), Professor Dan Morony (Jiu-Jitsu), and Sifu Ricky Lim (Tai Chi).

Sensei Ty has over 12 years of experience teaching martial arts.  He has coached MMA and Jiu Jitsu athletes and instructed many students with disabilities or whom have been bullied.  He has taught students how to become confident leaders, capable of teaching others.  He has also choreographed numerous demonstrations for charities and public schools, spreading the interest among the youth and inspiring another generation of martial artists.

When he is not training or teaching, Ty enjoys cooking, playing guitar and video games.

Ty is leading our Zoom Program, ensuring that the learning will continue even through the pandemic.

He is a dedicated Martial Arts student and teacher.

 

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SIFU RICKY

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Sifu Ricky has been practicing Tai Chi for over forty years.  He has taught numerous students of all ages, and has been a judge in International Tai Chi tournaments.  Sifu Ricky teaches the traditional Yang form, as well as sword and push hands.  He offers insight to the health and martial benefits of Tai Chi, and his attention to detail is second to none. 

 

Sifu Ricky is versed in two styles of Tai Chi, as well as Kendo.  His lineage can be traced back to the founder of Yang Style Tai Chi.  He continues to evolve and adapt the art, discovering new applications constantly.  His understanding of each movement is truly incredible, he can often demonstrate multiple ways of utilizing the same technique.