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Brian Bird Martial Arts Instructor

Brian Bird - Owner, Head BJJ Instructor & MMA Instructor

  • Brian is a 3rd degree Black Belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu
  • Brian's training theories, coaching methods, and technical instruction is how Champion's Creed has become a world-class club and "The Place" to train in Calgary
  • 5-time Canadian Team Coach for the Fila Grappling World Championships in Switzerland 2008, Florida 2009, Poland 2010, China 2010, and Serbia 2011
  • Coached MMA fighter Nick "The Promise" Ring to the UFC. Brian is the only coach to create a UFC fighter in Calgary.

Sheila Bird Martial Arts Instructor

Sheila Bird - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor for adult & children's programs

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt ranking in Brazilian jiu-jitsu
  • MMA record 3-0 Professional, 1-0 Amateur 135 lb
  • FILA Grappling World Champion in 2008, 2009 & 2010
  • Co-owner of Champion's Creed Martial Arts
  • Competition Highlight Reel: 1998 - 2008

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Best gym I've ever been to. Knowledgeable instructors, great members! Really supportive environment. The classes are always interesting and never boring. -Eric Pranger