Episode 14 – Don Whitefield is a BJJ Black Belt and Founder of West Coast BJJ

Posted: May 19, 2015 by urbantacticskravmaga in Warrior's Den
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Don

“BJJ & MMA Head Instructor

Don Whitefield trained Judo and Boxing in Germany before he moved to the West Coast and started to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Team Megaton and the Carlson Gracie team. Don received his Jiu-Jitsu black belt directly from the legendary Ricardo De la Riva in his main academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2009.

Over the last ten years Don has taught Jiu-Jitsu to countless students and coached many BJJ and MMA champions. Many of them opened their own clubs as successful parts of the West Coast BJJ Association.

Other students that started training as white belts under Don are the headcoaches of these gyms: Clinch MMA in Port Coqutilam, Coquitlam Martial Arts, Genesis BJJ In Abbotsford, North Burnaby BJJ, Red Tiger Martial Arts in New West and Surrey.”

http://jiujitsulife.com/instructors/

In addition many of his students have achieved IBJJF world Titles Including our own BJJ trainer Scott Boudreau.

Don Whitefield Cornering one of his fighters in BFL at the Riverrock Casino

Don Whitefield Cornering one of his fighters in BFL at the Riverrock Casino

Jonathan Fader receiving his BJJ Blue Belt from Don and Scott

Jonathan Fader receiving his BJJ Blue Belt from Don and Scott

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