About Us

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Thank you for taking the time to visit the Canadian Black Belt Academy’s website. Our academy is Bolton’s largest martial arts training facility, offering adult and kid’s karate, little ninjas programmes (ages 3-5), MMA instruction and coaching, strength and conditioning classes, and Brazilian / Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. We also offer private lessons, AMAZING birthday parties and Dry-land training for local sports teams. Our school is focused on delivering the highest standard of black belt excellence and instruction to our students. Our mission is to instill attitudinal qualities that will assist our members in achieving positive life goals through martial arts, while strengthening their bodies and minds in the process. Our instructors have been teaching martial arts in the Caledon / Bolton region for over 13 years, and we look forward to building upon our strong community relationships in the years to come.

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2017 GOLD Standard Award- EFC Mpower Martial Arts Summit 2017

2017 Readers Choice Award for Best Martial Arts School in Caledon 

2017 Readers Choice Award for Best in CUSTOMER SERVICE 

2017 Readers Choice Award for Best SMALL BUISNESS

2016 Readers Choice Award for Best Martial Arts School in Caledon 

2016 Readers Choice Award for Best in CUSTOMER SERVICE

2015 Readers Choice Award for Best Martial Arts School in Caledon 

2014 Readers Choice Award for Best Martial Arts School in Caledon

About the Owner and Chief Instructor Mr. Jason

Jason Figliano

Owner, Head Instructor
4th degree Black Belt Shotokan/Kempo Karate
Black Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Background:

  • Started training at the age of 7
  • Began training with Trevor Lewis at Lewis Karate Schools in 1999
  • Began teaching Karate in February of 2001
  • 1st Degree Karate Black Belt awarded by Trevor Lewis on July 16 2001
    2nd Degree Karate Black Belt awarded by Trevor Lewis February 22 2002
    3rd Degree Karate Black Belt awarded by Trevor Lewis on November 22 2006
  • 4th Degree Karate Black Belt awarded in May of 2013
  • Black Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu awarded by Master Royler Gracie in September of 2013
  • Professors Degree- Awarded October 2014 by Master Royler Gracie
  • 1st Degree in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Awarded in 2016 by Master Royler Gracie
  • Amateur MMA fighter
  • 32 Service Battalion of the Canadian Armed Forces Combatives Instructor
  • The Only certified Instructor in Canada in the G.R.A.C.I.E Gun Retention program

 

Mr. Figliano has been competing in Amateur MMA for the past year, currently holding a 4-0 standing.  He has worked with the Canadian Forces and local Police departments on hand to hand combat, armed combat and Gracie Jiu Jitsu techniques.  Mr. Figliano enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills in the community by volunteering his time in local schools to promote anti-bullying and by offering free Women’s self-defence seminars.

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