Salvosa BJJ Ascension is one of Greater Toronto’s most well-known training academies specializing in the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Originally founded as Rebellion Jiu-Jitsu by Omar Salvosa in 1998, the school has produced numerous students that have won multiple championships under Professor Salvosa's motivational and highly innovative teaching style.
Omar is known as one of Ontario’s pioneer students of BJJ and grappling, alongside standout colleagues Carlos Newton, Jeff Joslin, Mark Bocek and other highly skilled competitors actively practicing today. He is a 5x national champion under the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Association and has represented Canada internationally in both grappling and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competition. He is a 2x Gold medalist as the Lightweight competitor for Team Canada at the World Kobudo Grappling Championships.
Professor Omar Salvosa is one of Canada’s rare authentic Black Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt and is Ontario’s senior representative of Master Marcus Soares, 7th Degree Black Belt of the Carlson Gracie Team. His students today are actively competing in various grappling, BJJ and MMA competitions throughout Canada and the United States.