Scott has a First Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a Second Degree Black Belt in the full contact martial art of Kyokushin Karate. As a BJJ competitor, he has won four IBJJF World Master Championships and a Pan American (Pans) Championship.
Still an active competitor, Scott shares his time and focus between his goals as an athlete and passing on his knowledge and passion for martial arts to his students. He enjoys teaching BJJ and Kickboxing skills to a new generation of competitors, helping them to develop their potential as athletes and individuals.
A life long martial artist, Dan earned his first Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do while also an active member of his high school wrestling team. He has trained in Shotokan Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing and Muay Thai and started his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey in 2005.
Dan began sharing his passion for martial arts through teaching BJJ in 2010 and earned his BJJ black belt in 2015 under Don Whitefield. He has invested in his own training, constantly learning from and training with the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors and clubs in the world.
Julius started his martial arts journey at the age of eleven, first learning the art of Yaw Yan (Filipino Kickboxing) and then Boxing in later years.
Before Julius started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu he trained in Japanese Combat Jiu-Jitsu, which emphasizes self-defence. Training BJJ since 2009, Julius is now a Black Belt and teaches BJJ and Kickboxing.
Sam began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2008, and now teaches BJJ classes as a Brown Belt.
A martial arts and combat sports enthusiast, he has also trained Boxing, Kickboxing and Submission Grappling.
Sam is a passionate instructor and coach who has experienced the positive effects of BJJ training in his personal and professional life and is eager to share his knowledge and experience with his students and teammates.
Training jiu-jitsu since 2010, Stephen is a BJJ Purple Belt and has been with BUDO Vancouver since the club opened.
A cancer survivor, his passion for Jiu-Jitsu was a huge motivator during his treatment and recovery.
Stephen is also a certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) and personal trainer, who enjoys the comradery of training and seeing his teammates and students improve over time.
Uriel teaches BJJ and Kickboxing classes to kids, teens and adults and is enthusiastic about his own training and competition.
A BJJ Purple Belt, he has had success in both Gi and Nogi tournaments, having competed at the No-Gi Worlds and various other IBJJF tournaments.
With his background and experience in Muay Thai Kickboxing, BJJ and MMA, Ahraz is always training and learning new techniques to teach.
He enjoys adding elements of strength & conditioning and cardio to his classes, making the experience more fun and dynamic for students while helping to get them in shape.