Professor Omar Salvosa

Omar is one of the most respected BJJ Blackbelts in Canadaand is the 2014 No-Gi World Masters 3 Black Belt Champion. He is the Head of Team Ascension and is based out of Salvosa BJJ in Toronto. His infectious motivational and energetic style is reflected at all the Team Ascension schools including Modern Vision.

Omar is known as one of Ontario’s pioneer students of BJJ and grappling, alongside standout colleagues Carlos Newton, Jeff Joslin, Mark Bocek and other highly skilled competitors actively practicing today.  He is a 5x national champion under the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Association and has represented Canada internationally in both grappling and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competition.  He is a 2x Gold medalist as the Lightweight competitor for Team Canada at the World Kobudo Grappling Championships. Professor Omar Salvosa is one of Canada’s rare authentic Black Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Ontario’s senior representative of Master Marcus Soares, 7th Degree Black Belt of the Carlson Gracie Team.  His students today are actively competing in various grappling, BJJ and MMA competitions throughout Canada and the United States.

Credentials:
  • Third Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt (Marcus Soares, Carlson Gracie Sr.)
  • World No-Gi Black Belt Masters 3 Light Featherweight Champion (IBJJF) 2014
  • 5 X Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Champion
  • Retired Professional MMA Fighter
  • Ontario's Senior Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Representative

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