Godberd is pleased to offer free self defense classes to women and Female-Identified People.
Starting Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 6-9pm.
The classes will continue every Wednesday.
3-5 minute breathing exercises to relax the mind
calisthenics to warm up the body between 5-15 minutes
Mobility exercises to increase coordination and aid digestion of techniques 5-15 minutes
Techniques 15-40 minutes
Cool down stretching 15-25 minutes
Breathing exercises 3-5 minutes
Jordan began practicing martial arts seriously in the year 2000. In 2002 he started his teaching career as an assistant instructor at JKS martial arts in which he became a live-in student under Sensei James Monette. In 2007, Jordan left JKS to expand on the combat arts. He taught for a few years at UnderDog boxing gym as a grappling instructor and during this time he also started teaching self defence and ground fighting at Club Nagaika (Russian martial arts) which he later became the owner of under the newly named Mount Royal Jiujitsu AcademyOnce again he lived on site, but now as the owner and teacher. In 2013, Jordan was approached by Vida Sana by chance and due to his experience was soon employed to teach children self defence/jiujitsu which he still does to this day. In 2016, Jordan began teaching as head instructor for the McGill mixed martial arts and Brazilian jiujitsu club. Today he uses his experience to empower and improve the quality of life of others through the art form
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