Meet the team
Renshi Dave is an avid student, teacher and athlete, with an emphasis on overall self-empowerment, health & nutrition. He holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu as well as:
Sensei Monica is co-owner of Warrior Arts Academy, staff lead, and Program Director. She is a mother of 2, and business woman.
Since 2011, Colin has trained Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu following several years of no-gi training. He holds the rank of black belt under Jean-Marc de Groot and Matthew de Groot, co-owners and head instructors of Van Isle BJJ. His approach to jiu-jitsu instruction is modern and technical with a strong emphasis on concepts that are accessible to all experience levels and abilities.
We've been here before....
15 years ago, we had a great team in both Toronto and Ottawa Ontario! Our experience has brought us so much joy with lessons of life woven in our martial arts training.
In 2015, we took our little family to the West Coast and opened up shop in Sooke BC. A little matted space inside a local gym that started it all...
We're back! Bigger and Better in our own space.
Come and meet us!
Warrior Arts on the Move...