Head Instructor - Tad Black
Black Belt Lineage:
Renzo Gracie - Patrick Cooligan (Left) - Matthew Haché (Right) - Tad Black (Center)
With over 30 years Martial Arts experience Including Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Karate, Kickboxing, Vale Tudo, MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Tad has been teaching for more than 25 years and has been with Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts since 2008. He has been the full-time Brazilain Jiu-Jitsu club owner and instructor at Kemptville Academy of Martial Arts since March 2018. Tad believes “Movement is Life” and likes to incorporate Principles of Yoga into his teaching and training.
Tad has had the opportunity to learn directly from: