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 experience at International level. Fateh also coached the Algerian Junior National Team while living in Algeria. Fateh has a 5-Year degree in theory and methodology of sports training at the University of Algiers. After moving to London, Ontario, Fateh continued to instruct at a local Judo club before opening his first jiu jitsu club in 1996. He worked as a school counselor with Children with Learning Disabilities before leaving his job to focus on jiu jitsu full-time.