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!