Alan Zdyrka

Alan is head Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach at Toronto Striking Academy.

Alan Zdyrka is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt under the revered Amir Yafawi (Jiu-Jitsu for Life Team & Kombat Arts).

Alan is a legend among the Jiu-Jitsu community, winning countless tournaments, including Ontario Open, Grappling Industries, Submission Arts United of Ottawa, Ottawa Open, and Niagara Open. His favourite submissions are “baseball-choke” & “cross-choke”. His favourite take-downs are “ankle-pick” & “single-leg”. His favourite positions are “De-la Riva” & “half-guard”. His Jiu-Jitsu heroes are the Mendes brothers!

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