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Terry Riggs has always been amongst the most respected and successful Canadian MMA Coaches, since the inception of MMA. This MMA pioneer is a former CANADIAN BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU CHAMPION, USA MUAY THAI CHAMPION & UFC WORLD CHAMPION COACH.  Riggs has coached Professional Mixed Martial Arts at the Largest MMA Events all over the World; most notably the UFC, FOX SPORTS International Fight League (IFL), Japan's PRIDE Fighting Championship & BJJ coach for TEAM JAPAN at PRIDE BUSHIDO in Tokyo. Riggs holds a IBJJF Renzo Gracie 5th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and is an Internationally respected K-1 PRO Muay Thai coach.

As a trusted & recognized expert, Riggs has extensive MMA Broadcasting experience. Referred to by TSN as "Canada's MMA Authority", Terry has Co-Hosted TSN's weekly "Full Contact Fighter" TV Show & done ringside commentary for numerous FOX SPORTS MMA events.  With well over 100 Professional UFC & MMA bouts coached worldwide; Riggs' professional knowledge and experience puts him at the very top of the elite Canadian coaches.

Warrior athletes have been UFC, WORLD & NATIONAL CHAMPIONS in BJJ, Muay Thai & Pro MMA under Riggs's guidance. Among the PRO MMA athletes to put their trust in Riggs' are UFC World Champion Carlos Newton, World Champion Wagnney Fabiano, UFC & MMA stars Claude Patrick, Tom Waters, Joel Gerson, Gideon Ray & Brent Beauparlant to name a few. After 40 years of international competition & coaching, your training & development are in the very best hands with Terry Riggs. 



Carlos “The Ronin” Newton is a UFC WORLD CHAMPION and PRIDE JAPAN MMA LEGEND. Only 2 Canadians have ever won the coveted UFC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP title; Carlos Newton & Georges St-Pierre; Carlos being the first.  Joe Rogan referred to Carlos, "He was always a UFC fan favourite and a Submission Master; that dudes skills are slick and his BJJ is at the absolute highest level".  Carlos finished his competing career as one of the most popular and internationally dominant fighters to have ever competed in Mixed Martial Arts.  He was Canada's #1 UFC Fighter worldwide for over a decade.

Carlos' Amateur career was highlighted by his Multiple Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Championships. He was the first Canadian to ever be invited to compete in the prestigious Abu Dhabi ADCC World Submission Grappling Championship, where he was the first Canadian to match against a member of the famous "Gracie" family.  Quite a feat for a kid from Newmarket at only 19 years old. Today Newton holds an Renzo Gracie 5th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt.

As a Pro fighter, Newton first accomplished MMA superstardom in Japan's Pride Fighting Champions; the biggest show on the planet at that time, with crowds of over 40,000 in attendance regularly.  Carlos' professional competing career lasted over 20 years, in only the most prestigious MMA shows; including of course the UFC, Pride FC, IFL, and K-1. As the 1st CANADIAN UFC CHAMPION and first non-heavyweight to ever headline International UFC & PRIDE Japan events, he is truly considered a Legendary MMA Pioneer of the sport and was the first Canadian MMA sensation Worldwide.  Regularly featured in your favourite MMA & UFC video games, a Hall of Famer, Carlos will forever be one of Canadian’s most successful Mixed Martial Arts icons.

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Chad Arbour

Chad has been helping parents teach their kids character along with self-defence for over 10 years at Warrior.  Chad is a Canadian National BJJ Silver Metalist and a Grappling Industries BJJ Champion. Experience and consistency is what Chad brings to the table, your child couldn’t find a better instructor to model for integrity and technical excellence.  Chad delivers the Warrior Little Warrior Bully Buster and Character Building system better than anyone.  Parents there is no finer instructor to help your child boost their self esteem & find confidence.  For beginner kids 4 -7, Chad is simply the best.



Canadian Light Heavyweight Muay Thai Champion Ryan Torrence has been a fixture on the Canadian competing scene for many years. Ryan dedicates most of his teaching time to the K-1 Muay Thai, Kickboxing and Junior programs at Warrior.  Unparalleled in his work ethic, Ryan has great well-rounded skills in Muay Thai, BJJ & Wrestling and Ryan passes on his skills and work-ethic as a mentor to his students.  Character, politeness and focused listening skills are all goals in Ryan’s Junior classes.

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Beau Arbour

Always a children’s favourite, Beau is a 2X Ontario Provincial Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Champion and an Extremely Talented Boxing Coach as Everton McEwan's protege.  He is a children’s instruction specialist and delivers a full “Bully Buster” and conflict resolution program in his childrens' classes.  Beau is about raising kid's self-esteem while teaching them the best junior self-defence taught anywhere.  Easy to relate too, Beau successfully mixes fun into the Warrior curriculum while empowering every child through MMA.



KING OF THE RING MMA CHAMPION Tom Waters is an international professional Mixed Martial Arts Athlete. He has competed across the globe from King of the Ring (USA), Impact FC (Australia) to W-1 (Canada). Tom had outstanding amateur careers in both MMA and Kickboxing; going 8 – 0 in MMA and becoming CASK & WAKO MUAY THAI Canadian National Champion. Tom is a Warrior BJJ & MMA Black Belt (the Gold Seal of Professional MMA skills) and a former Ontario IBJJF Provincial Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gold Medalist. Through Tom you can see the Warrior tradition of excellence has been passed on to another generation once again. Tom’s classes are particularly known for fun, variation and sweat!



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8 X CANADIAN GOLDEN GLOVES CHAMPION Everton McEwan was a trainer of Professional Boxing & MMA Champions. His Canadian Amateur Boxing Record for most knockouts with 87 KO victories still stands today.  With a total personal boxing record of 136 – 7, Everton was one of the most respected Canadian Professional Boxing Coaches; working throughout his coaching career with the World’s finest boxers and Canada’s most famous MMA competitors.  You always saw the 3 of them together Everton, Terry & Carlos and their journey to the UFC World Championship would not have been possible without him.  He will be seen forever in films such as "Cinderella Man" & "Against the Ropes" and highlights of UFC & PRIDE FC Japan events.  Everton inspired us all, he was loved by so many, a true one of a kind; our long time friend and mentor will be greatly missed and heard in our hearts forever "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah".



Paul is another Ontario Provincial Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Champion from Warrior.  He is a 2nd Degree IBJJF Black Belt under Riggs and Newton.  Paul sets a fine example of what can be accomplished when starting your competing career in your thirties. Refusing to compete in the over thirty divisions, Paul’s dedication, drive, and love for the sport have brought him to the top against men 10 years his junior. Paul is a mature, patient instructor and his favourite students are beginners that he can technically mould and shape for the future.



Cory is another one of Warrior’s experienced Mixed Martial Arts veteran competitors and a former wrestling champion. After dominating the Northern Ontario wrestling scene for 4 years Cory came 4th in the Canadian National Championships. Cory now teaches the No Gi takedown classes at Warrior. After moving to the area years ago, Cory chose Warrior for its history and because he realized Champions build Champions; so Warrior was the logical choice for him.



Andrew is a No Gi Grapplers Quest Gold Medalist and an Ontario Golden Gloves Silver Medalist.  Andrew has built Warrior's Junior competition BJJ team for over a decade into one of the most dominant Junior teams in the Province.  He does this by setting the example that hard work pays off and character is developed through challenging yourself to always grow.  His guidance and leadership speak volumes in the kids continued consistent success.



A fixture at Warrior since it opened, Jon is a Black Belt and is a seasoned MMA veteran competitor. Jon now takes pride in passing along the character and skills he has learned at Warrior to the next generation. Jon is an Ontario Provincial Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Silver Medalist and a former Tae Kwon Do Champion. He has been a Warrior instructor for over a decade and has enjoyed seeing a decade of Warrior children grow and develop.



Canadian Lightweight Muay Thai Champion Mike Keefe is proud to join in the elite group of Warrior National Champions that came before him. If you want a tremendous work out, with a patient coach, who will enjoy taking the time to make your fundamentals great; then Mike is the instructor for you. Mike is great example of what can be accomplished with heart, determination and dedication. With always a smile on his face, Mike’s here to help shape another young generation of student’s in the Warrior winning technique.



Jason is a Professional Mixed Martial Arts athlete as well as a former Ontario Provincial Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Champion. He has excellent boxing skills and is a mixed martial artist that is well rounded and can do it all. Jason is a great example of commitment and work ethic determining how far you will go.



James is a Professional Mixed Martial Arts competitor and an another Ontario Provincial Jiu- Jitsu (BJJ) Champion for Warrior.  James started at Warrior at almost 100 lbs above his professional fight weight, he is a shining example of determination determines your destiny and passes that work ethic along to the kids he teaches.  He teaches the Warrior kids they can accomplish any goal that they set their minds too.



The youngest of the Warrior Instructors, Matt has technical excellence and ring maturity beyond his years. Matt is an Ontario Golden Gloves Boxing Champion and a CASK K-1 Kickboxing Champion. He is an excellent example of what can be accomplished through hard work, technical understanding and a belief in yourself. Let Matt help instill self-esteem and confidence in your kids.



Tim is an extremely seasoned Mixed Martial Arts Athlete and a MMA Champion. After starting his training career in Canada, alongside Terry and Carlos, Tim then moved to Japan and continued his training in Jiu-Jitsu and MMA there. He became the North Japan MMA Champion in the prestigious Shooto organization with an impressive 12 – 2 Shooto MMA record. Tim is now back in Canada and brings his international experience to the Warrior Team as he heads up the Warrior North Program.



A Mixed Martial Arts veteran competitor and a regular on the Ontario Jiu-Jitsu competition scene, Greg is one of the young guns of the next Warrior generation. A patient, technical instructor, Greg has been a welcome addition to the Warrior Team.