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Master Steve Bartley


  • 7th Dan World Taekwondo Federation Black Belt

  • 1st Dan Ketto Ryu Jiujitsu Black Belt

  • 1st Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, received from Rodrigo Resende

  • Certified International F.A.S.T. Defense™ Association Instructor

  • NCCP Level 2 Coach

  • Kettlebell Instructor

  • 2008-2010 Alberta Taekwondo Coaching Director

  • Proud Father and Husband

  • 27 years Taekwondo Experience

  • 22 years teaching

Master Bartley started Taekwondo in 1985 with Kee’s Taekwondo, moved to Edmonton in 1989 and started training with Master Sung Lee. Master Bartley has had his own school now for 17 years and it is growing larger and stronger yearly.

Quote from Master Bartley: “There is no “I Can’t” in our school. Anything can be done with the proper effort, guidance and of course time.”

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Instructor Rodrigo Resende

Professor Resende is the highest rank Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor in Alberta and after 23 years in the martial arts and 11 years teaching experience.

  • 3rd degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt

  • 4th degree Judo black belt

  • 23 years of practice and 11 years of teaching experience

  • Sensei Rodrigo’s students in the past few years brought home more than 14 medals from BJJ worlds and Pan-American championships, 4 medals from Canadian judo nationals, UFC participation, more than 10 MMA fight wins and several medals from local and provincial Judo and BJJ tournaments.

  • 5th place in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Worlds championship

  • Pan American Judo champion

  • Brazilian nationals Judo champion

  • 4 times Brazilian central champion

  • 2nd place in the Brazilian University nationals

  • 25 times State champion

  • US Open champion

  • Quebec Open champion

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