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Aaron Esdon

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Aaron Esdon

2019 Canada National Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship Gold Medalist
2019 Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship Bronze Medalist
Brown Belt under BJJ Globetrotters Black Belt, Matt McPeake
Certified Respect in Sport Activity Leader

Aaron Esdon, Head Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor at Platinum Training Facility, is a multiple time gold medalist and accomplished brown belt, currently training under the guidance of BJJ Globetrotters Black Belt Matt McPeake. Aaron’s passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is evident through his dedication to learning technique, concepts and details from a variety of black belt instructors across North America. This passion has translated into a love of teaching, passing along the depth of his knowledge to both beginners and seasoned grapplers. Aaron’s teaching style is a combination of hard work and patience, understanding that everyone progresses at their own pace and for different purposes. His commitment to making learning fun while still focusing on setting and accomplishing goal has led to strong bonds with teammates and competitors alike on his Jiu Jitsu journey. 

Off the mats, Aaron manages the Crime Analysis Unit at the London Police Service. His 17 years of law enforcement experience has provided him with a unique perspective of self defense, as well as the importance of conflict resolution and the de-escalation of unpredictable situations. It is highly unlikely anyone will find themselves in a dangerous encounter; however, Aaron has learned the value of self-confidence in avoiding potential conflict.  

Lessons/Seminars with Black Belt World Champions 

  • 2021 – BJJ Globetrotters Arizona Camp at Jay Pages Academy in Tempe Arizona
  • 2019 - Rubens Charles “Cobrinha” (IBJJF World, No-Gi, Pans and ADCC Champion)
  • 2018 - Isaque Bahiense (IBJJF World & Pan Ams Champion)
  • 2017 - Romero “Jacaré” Cavalcanti (8th Degree Coral Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)
  • 2016 - Rafa Mendes (IBJJF & ADCC World Champion)
  • 2015 - Lucas Leite (IBJJF World No-Gi & Pan Ams Champion)
  • 2014 - Robert Drysdale (ADCC World Champion)

Recent Achievements

  • IBJJF Toronto International Open; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Gold; Sep 2019
  • IBJJF Toronto International No-Gi Open; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Silver; Sep 2019
  • Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship No-Gi; New York City, New York, USA; Bronze; Sep 2019
  • Ontario Open No-Gi Championship; Brampton, Ontario, Canada; Gold; Jul 2019
  • Ontario Open BJJ Championship; Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; Silver; May 2019
  • AJP Canada National Pro Championship; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Gold; Feb 2019
  • Ascension Jiu-Jitsu Championship; Markham, Ontario, Canada; Gold; Feb 2019
  • OJA Provincial No-Gi Championship; Markham, Ontario, Canada; Gold; Jun 2018

Practical Self Defense Taught By A Passionate Team

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