Recent Promotion, Awards and Recognition

Below are recent promotions or awards which have taken place

Promotions, Awards and Recognition

Alexander Erwin,
Sensei

2022 August 21th - Promoted to the rank of Shodan (1st Dan) in the Ryu Bu Kan Goshin Jiu-Jitsu by Ari Knazan, Renshi and certified Steven Hiscoe, Soke.  Awarded in Victoria BC.

Marcus Van Der Pas,
Sensei

2022 August 21th - Promoted to the rank of Shodan (1st Dan) in the Canadian System of Jiu-Jitsu by Ed Hiscoe, Hanshi and Steven Hiscoe, Soke.  Awarded in Ottawa BC.

Troy Messam,
Sensei

2022 August 21th - Promoted to the rank of Shodan (1st Dan) in the Canadian System of Jiu-Jitsu by Ed Hiscoe, Hanshi and Steven Hiscoe, Soke.  Awarded in Ottawa BC.

Gerald Cossette,
Sensei

2022 August 21th - Promoted to the rank of Sandan (3rd Dan) in the Canadian System of Jiu-Jitsu by Ed Hiscoe, Hanshi and Steven Hiscoe, Soke.  Awarded in Ottawa BC.

Lou Kabesh,
Sensei

2022 June 20th - Promoted to the rank of Yodan (4th Dan) in the Canadian System of Jiu-Jitsu by Steven Hiscoe, Soke.  Awarded at Hiscoe Jiu-Jitsu in Chilliwack BC.

Andy Dobie,
Shihan

2022 March 19th - Awarded the title of Shihan. Presented by Ed Hiscoe, Hanshi and Steven Hiscoe, Soke.

Perry Kelly,
Shihan

2022 March 19th - Awarded the title of Shihan. Presented by Ed Hiscoe, Hanshi and Steven Hiscoe, Soke.

Wassim Khalil,
Sensei

2022 March 19th - Promoted to the rank of Yodan (4th Dan) in the Canadian System of Jiu-Jitsu by Steven Hiscoe, Soke.  Awarded during the 2022 Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Union Winter Training Camp held in Alymer, Quebec.

Cris Anderson,
Sensei

2022 March 19th - Promoted to the rank of Yodan (4th Dan) in the Canadian System of Jiu-Jitsu by Steven Hiscoe, Soke.  Awarded during the 2022 Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Union Winter Training Camp held in Alymer, Quebec.

Steven Hiscoe, Soke

2021 March 8th - Awarded the title of Soke.  Presented by Ed Hiscoe, Hanshi upon his retirement from the day to day operations of the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Union.  

Steven Hiscoe, Kyoshi

2020 December 31 - Promoted to Kudan (9th Degree Black Belt).  Presentation by Lynn Sylvain (daughter of O'Sensei Georges Sylvain Founder of Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu)  Awarded as per instruction of O'Sensei upon his death.

Ed Hiscoe , Hanshi

2020 December 31 - Promoted to Judan (10th Degree Black Belt).  Presentation by Lynn Sylvain (daughter of O'Sensei Georges Sylvain Founder of Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu)  Awarded as per instruction of O'Sensei upon his death.