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Chief Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

Dan Poirier in the dojo

Dan Poirier

I Began training with Shihan Ronald Forrester at the Hatashita Dojo in Oakville in 1974…

November 1981 Promoted to 1st degree Black Belt ( Shodan )

1981 awarded the Certificate of Recognition in Jiu-Jitsu by the Government of the Provence of Ontario by the Premier of Ontario William Davis..

1992 became certified as a Official International Referee..

Refereed in Argentina at the 1992 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships (Canada won First Place)

Assistant Jiu-Jitsu Instructor at the Oakville Y.M.C.A. 1980-1998

Since 1998 Chief Jiu-Jitsu Instructor at the Oakville Y.M.C.A.

November 2011 Promoted to 7th degree Black Belt (Shichidan)

April 2013 Member of the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Council Grading Board.

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