No Classes this Long Weekend

Hello everyone,

There will be no classes on Saturday August 3rd and Monday August 5th due to the annual Civic Holiday. Classes resume on Tuesday August 6th.

Enjoy your long weekend! See you all on Tuesday!

An Amazing Win by Two of Our Competing Members

Great news for Alliance BJJ at the Grappling Industries Tournament on July 20th!

Patrick O’Halloran, one of our best competing members, took double gold in the gi and absolute division, as well as getting a silver medal in no-gi.

Drew Ruttle, our worldwide grappling competitor, achived a silver medal in the gi division. He also obtained a double gold no-gi division as well as no-gi absolute division. Drew also won a free trip to PAN AMS.

There were alot of top competitors at the tournament. Great work guys! Both of you performed very well! Patrick winning in his gi division:


Classes Cancelled for the Canada Day Weekend

All classes on Saturday June 29th and Monday July 1st will be cancelled due to the Canada Day holiday. Classes resume on Tuesday July 2nd.

Have a great long weekend everyone!

Another Great Success for Alliance

Alliance BJJ has had a great success last weekend!

Congratulations to Dave Knowles on finishing 2nd and getting the silver medal at the FILA World Grappling Championships in the no-gi division. He did amazing throughout the entire day but lost to the Russian rep in the finals. Also, congratulations to Patrick on achieving 4th place in the gi division. This is an amazing performance for both of our member on such as world level to represent Canada as well as Alliance Dragan Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Both fought hard to secure a spot in the Canadian team a few weeks earlier as well. Its good see our members competing on the world level and at the same time doing extremely well with it.

Great work everyone!

Alliance BJJ World Champions Once Again!

We have new and stunning news for our team!

Alliance BJJ has won a first place trophy at the World Team Championships 2013! This makes it 6 years in a row that Alliance BJJ has won. This is a major achievement for Alliance BJJ!

Photo: Alliance breaks the record 8 x World Champion! Oss. Proud to be part of this family! Congratulations my team.

We also have another amazing announcement to make!

Congratulations to Dave, Patrick and Kevin for  winning in their divisions and taking the gold medal at the Ontario Open BJJ Masters’ and Seniors’ Championship Tournament. These guys have been working hard to represent us as they have been competing almost every weekend recently. We are very glad to have our guys stand at the top of the podium!

Here are the results from that tournament (we placed 4th overall with 3 amazing competitors!)

Only Top 10 Teams are listed.
Academy Points
1 Gringo BJJ 75
2 Bruckmann MMA 41
3 Nova Uniao 40
4 Dragan BJJ 28
… 5 Pura BJJ 18
6 BAMA Hurricane Jiu Jitsu 17
7 Ascension 13
8 Troop BJJ 12
9 Evolution 12
10 Sisu Judo & Jiu Jitsu 11


Patrick winning his division:

Photo: Patrick winning his division


Dave winning his absolute division:

Photo: Dave winning his absolute divisionPhoto: Dave winning his division


Kevin winning his division:

Photo: Kevin on the podium


Great work everyone! We truly have a team of professionals!

Great News

Great news everyone!

A huge congradulation goes to Patrick and Dave who won gold last weekend at the world qualifing teams for Canada at the Grappler’s Quest Canadian National Championships 2013.

Patrick and Dave both won in their division which gives them the opportunity to represent Canada at the FILA World Crappling Championships next month in London, Ontario.

Patrick won gold in his gi division and silver in no-gi. Dave won gold in both gi and no-gi divisions.

Also, congradulations to Mumbashar who won gold on Saturday in his no gi division and bronze in the absolute.

Great work everyone!

Dave’s gold medals:

Photo: Thanks Guys, not bad for an old man I guess.  2 1/2 weeks to the worlds I guess now!!


Patrick and Dave with their medal:

Photo: The Orginal OG!!! I was just copying his swag!

Photo: Patrick

Alliance Continues its Domination Winning the Brazilian National Title

This past weekend, the Alliance team recieved the Competitive Brazilian National Title of 2013 on the major tournament circuit. Alliance has overcome some strong challenges to achieve its third major title this year (first the European, then the Pan, and now the Brazilian title).

The final results from the Brazilian Championship which took place in Brazil can be found here:

Great work everyone!

New Schedule Starting January 14

Hello everyone,

An updated schedule with some new classes, like striking, is starting Monday January 14th. The current schedule is still in effect until that date. The first striking class will be held Wendesday of next week (January 16). On Monday January 14th, the beginners will come at 6 pm and the advanced at 7pm, etc. New classes will be added in the next coming weeks and updates will be given ahead of time. An MMA class will be coming up for Thursdays, but we are still determining a time. Noon classes are coming up as well.

Here is the updated schedule that starts Monday January 14th:

BJJ Beginners’: 6 pm to 7pm
BJJ GI Advanced: 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Fundamentals, BJJ Drills & Techniques: 6 pm to 7 pm
BJJ No-gi Open: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

BJJ Beginners’: 6 pm to 7pm
BJJ GI Advanced: 7 pm to 8 pm
Striking Class: 8 pm to 9:15 pm

BJJ GI Open: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

BJJ GI Beginners’: 6 pm to 7pm
Wrestling Drills & Takedowns for BJJ & MMA: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

BJJ No-gi Advanced: 12 pm to 1:30 pm

New Location Starting January 7th

Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsut is moving to 3-380 King St N (the rear side of the building) starting Monday, January 7th. The classes from Wednesday, January 2nd to Saturday January 5th are still at the current location. The current schedule is still in effect as we are still adding more classes, such as beginners’, striking, MMA, wrestling & takedowns. From Monday January 7th to Saturday January 12th, the current schedule will be in effect (Mon-Fri at 7pm & Sat at 12pm). The beginners class will still run as a separate group since there will be more mat space in the facility. Updates on the schedule and and everything else is coming up in the next coming weeks so changes will be made over time as planning becomes finalized.

Holiday Schedule

Here is the class schedule for the Christmas and New Year holiday:

No Classes from Saturday, December 22nd to Wednesday, December 26th

Classes Run from Thursday, December 27th & Friday, December 28th

No Classes from Saturday, December 29th to Tuesday, January 1st

Normal Schedule Resumes Wednesday, January 2nd

Happy holidays everyone!