Owner, Black Belt , Kids Instructor
Ryan found jiu jitsu in 2007 after his mother was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour. Jiu Jitsu became a positive escape from the stresses of his everyday life and something meaningful to work towards. Training partners provided support and became friends helping him through a difficult time. Ryan enjoys testing himself often in competition and will be competing this upcoming year at the IBJJF World Masters.
Ryan also has been, and will continue to help teach the kids program at one of the most successful competition kids teams in the lower mainland. Now he is planning to bring the same winning formula to Advantage Kids 1&2
When off the mats Ryan is usually doing what he can to help his wife Sophie run her business True Conditioning. He might be found walking around Steveston with one or both of their bull dogs Winston & Sensei
Owner Black Belt Head Instructor
Brock received his black belt in 2014 from world champion black belt, Wellington “Megaton” Dias. He is dedicated to elevating his game through regular training and in-depth study of jiu-jitsu technique. This drive has allowed him to train with some of the world’s best competitors.
With over 15 years of training and teaching experience combined, Brock extends his love of jiu-jitsu to the enhancement and development of his teammates. He provides his students with an organized, clear approach for understanding the fundamentals and advanced concepts of jiu-jitsu.
Brock is the head instructor for the programs at Advantage Jiu-Jitsu. When he’s not teaching or training, you can find Brock chasing after his two young boys on and off the mats.