Trainer Category: Featured

Otavio Souza Megre

Otavio Souza Megre, also known as ‘Pink’, is a Black belt under (former Gracie Barra) Professor Aldo Januario “Caverinha”. Practicing and competing actively in BJJ since 1998, Otavio become world champion in 2003, In Brazil, he had the opportunity to train with several high profile athletes, including UFC’s Rafael dos Anos and Gracie Barra founder […]

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Fateh Belkalem

Fateh Belkalem is an IBJJF 2nd degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Gracie Barra’s Professor Bruno Fernandes and an IJF 2nd degree Black Belt.  Fateh was born in Algiers, Algeria where he trained and competed as a member of the Algerian National team member.  He is 3 times National Judo champion with extensive competitive […]

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Robert Palanuk

Robert “Bob” Palanuk is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Gracie Barra’s Professor Bruno Fernandes.  Bob has over 20 years of experience training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.He has competed extensively across North America and is the holder of several IBJJF medals. Bob’s teaching style can be described as friendly and relaxed. He is a huge believer […]

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Matt Peebles

Matt is currently a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu JItsu under Gracie Barra Professor Fateh Belkalem.  Matt moved to London from Vancouver in 2008 to complete a Doctorate at Western University.  He was a competitive Crossfit athlete for eight years before joining Gracie Barra London in 2015.  Matt competes regularly at jiu jitsu competitions throughout […]

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Katie Belkalem

Katie is currently a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Gracie Barra Professor Fateh Belkalem.  Katie grew up in London and currently teaches science at H.B. Beal Secondary School.  Before training jiu jitsu, Katie was an amateur wrestler.  She completed for Canada on the National Junior and Senior team and represented Lakehead University as […]

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