Our Instructors

 

Sensei Linda Squires, owner and chief instructor

1st degree Jiu-Jitsu, awarded 1990
2nd degree Jiu-Jitsu, awarded 1994
3rd degree Jiu-Jitsu, awarded 1999
4th degree Jiu-Jitsu, awarded 2003
5th degree Jiu-Jitsu, awarded 2011

Elected Director, Can. Jiu-Jitsu Assoc. 90–97
Elected President, CJA, 1997 – 2003

CJA Volunteer Recognition Award 1994
CJA Special Achievement Award 1995
Ont. Gov't Special Achievement Award 1995
CJA Instructor of the Year 1997
CJA Black Belt Hall of Fame 1998

 


Sensei Chris Rogers
2nd degree black belt, Jiu-Jitsu, awarded in 2009
Brown Sash Kung fu
Sensei Chris is responsible for the sparring program

  Sensei Dan McNeil
1st degree black belt, Jiu-Jitsu, 2004
1st degree black belt belt Judo
Brown Belt competitive Judo
1st degree Black belt Karate
Responsible for the grapping program
  Sensei Cindy Vanderveen
1st degree black belt Jiu-Jitsu, awarded in 2006
 

Sensei Glen Lavigne

Black Belt: awarded Nov. 2007
Assistant Instructor

 

Sensei David Squires

1st degree black belt Jiu-Jitsu, awarded in 1989

  Sensei Steve Pepper, 1st degree black belt awarded 2009
  Sensai Krystina Minicucci - 1st degree black belt awarded 2011
  Sensei Tony Pfaffi - 1st degree black belt awarded 2013
  Sensei Brian Noguchi - 1st degree black belt awarded 2013
  Sensei Justin Cheng - 1st degree black belt awarded Nov. 2013
  Sensei Rod Hallam- 1st degree black belt awarded April 2014
  Sensei Chuck Balmer - 1st degree black belt awarded April 2014