Instructors

Giuseppe DeNatale

Tino Guzzardi

Tino Guzzardi is the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor at the Canadian Fighting Center. Tino is a Black Belt in BJJ with over 20 years experience. Tino teaches the Adult and Kids BJJ classes.

Derek Brignell

Derek Brignell is the Freestyle Wrestling coach at the Canadian Fighting Center. Derek wrestled competitively for 20 years and has many accomplishments to his name including:

  • Ontario Provincial Wrestling Champion, 1984-1992
  • Canadian National Competitor, 1984-1992 (2 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze Medals)
  • United States Cadet Nationals 1988 (Gold Medal)
  • World Junior Championships 1991 (Bronze in Greco, 6th in Freestyle)
  • Certified Coach with Manitoba Amateur Wrestling Association (MAWA).

Kent Brown

Kent Brown is the Boxing coach at the Canadian Fighting Center. Kent has a wealth of Boxing knowledge and experience.

  • 16 Time Provincial Champion
  • 1995 Gold Medal - Western Canada Games
  • 1995 and 1997 Golden Gloves Champion
  • 1999 and 2000 Canadian National Team Member
  • 2000 Gold Medal - Canadian Olympic Trials
  • 2000 Silver Medal - Tijuana, Mexico North American Olympic Trials 2000
  • Bronze - Buenos Aires, Argentina North American Olympic Trials 2002
  • Gold Medal - North American Indigenous Games
  • 2013 Ringside World Master’s Champion - Kansas City