Arjan Singh Bhullar- Undefeated Pro MMA Heavyweight, Olympic and Commonwealth Gold Medal Champion.
Jamey Lyn Horth Wessels taking a WIN in her first Muay Thai Fight!! July 2016
July 2016- Jiu Jitsu Squad posing after some promotions
Tristan Connelly defeats Shawn Albrecht at BFL 37
Michael Hill defeats Drummond at Hard Knocks in Calgary
Brendan Kornberger throwing down some bombs.
Michael Hill, Brendan Kornberger, Achilles Estremadura, Tristan Connelly, Coach Adam Ryan, Marcus Vinicius, David Perron
MOCAP at the Capture Lab at EA Sports where Coach Adam Ryan is the Stunt Co-ordinator for the UFC Game.
Boy’s Club visits Ryan’s MMA for some inspiration and some hard work.
An emotional Michael Hill after his victory over Drummond at Hard Knocks in Calgary
Achilles Estremadura howling after his win
Undefeated Heavyweight, Arjan Bhullar, preparing to add another W to his record.
Manny Carreon at the CBJJF- lots of medals to be had this day.
Breaking the guard.
Coach Lance and Coach Birinder at the CBJJF tournament 2015
Coach Tristan, Coach Birinder and Manny Carreon enjoying some hard earned bling.
No-Gi Gold for Manny. Atta boy.
Michelle Nicolini Seminar 2015. Thank you, professor!
Cole Smith wins the BFL 135 Ammy Title.
Tristan Connelly defeats Shawn Albrecht BFL 37
The MMA Demonstration at the UFC Experience 2014
Professor Adam Ryan with Matt Hughes at the UFC Experience just before going into the MMA Demonstration.
Matt Hughes showing his flying armbar on Adam Ryan at the UFC Experience
Mighty Mouse shouldn’t leave his belt laying around with Adam Ryan nearby!
UFC Experience! Don’t eat him! He’s one of ours!
Kids Jiu Jitsu Demonstration from Checkmat Vancouver-Ryan’s MMA at the UFC Experience 2014
Adult Jiu Jitsu Demonstration from Checkmat Vancouver-Ryan’s MMA at the UFC Experience 2014
Seminar with Professor Jorge Michelan from Brazil. Sick leg locks.
The line up before a Seminar with Checkmat Professor Jorge Michelan from Brazil.
Professor Adam Ryan at the EA Sports UFC MMA Demonstration…
Custom Checkmat Gi’s from Moya Brand. Sick.
A bunch of crazy Brazilians up for the UFC! Dan Sarafian, Jorge Michelan and their training partners and friends.
Coach Adam and those green guys. This was at a UFC here in Vancouver- Coach Adam was a time-keeper.
Outside the gym.
Professor Adam’s Gi and belt.
Professor Adam promotes his first Coach Mr. Strachan… Head Coach in Squamish and new Checkmat Affiliate.
Professor Adam out in Squamish at our newest affiliate giving a seminar and promotions.
Professor Adam in LA with the Checkmat Team.
Professor Adam, Arman and Brendan at Checkmat Huntington Beach!
Adam, Arman and Brendan training at Checkmat Huntington Beach
Conde Koma! Checkmat Affiliate in LA
Brendan after training in LA with our Checkmat Affiliates getting ready for the IBJJF Worlds.
Some of our affiliates in LA- Bunch of Lions over there!
Professor and Head Coach Leo Vieira Seminar. Vince, Dan and Manny in the front.
Professor Leo Vieira, Professor Adam and Bhavani
Professor Leo Vieira’s seminar day 2- no-gi.
Professor Leo Vieira and Professor Adam Ryan.
Professor Leo Vieira and Coach Matt Trudeau
Professor Leo Vieira Seminar Day 1- Gi.
Our home and playground.
Professor Adam Ryan was invited to be part of a training camp at Tristar in Montreal. Here is Adam with George St.Pierre and Firas Zahabi.
Coach Matthew Trudeau winning in devastating fashion.
Robin Laybourne laying on a North South choke.
Coach Adam Ryan with the ‘Smith’ brothers- Kasey, Kody and Cole after Cole’s win.
Cedric Co-Ling’s collection at Purple Belt. Add another Gold Medal to that from his first competition with IBJJF at Brown Belt.
One of our Jiu Jitsu girls competing in Powerlifting! Way to represent, Marianne!
May Silab’s first competition at Blue Belt- trying to finish the armbar.
Coach Matt Trudeau dominating his opponent in his BFL fight.
Ian Finlayson’s first MMA fight. He won by decision.
Coach Cedric Co-Ling showing a dominant position here with knee on belly.
No-Gi Seminar with Professor Leonardo “Leozinho” Vieira- Checkmat founder and our Head Coach.
Davis Loui working his deep half guard game.
Trufit Strength and Conditioning class with Coach Matthew Trudeau.
Gold tastes gooooood! Cedric Co-Ling doing his thing.
Professor Adam training with the Mendes Brothers.
Professor Adam Ryan wins his Weight Class and Absolute at the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships 2012.
Marcus Vinicius locking out his opponents shoulder.
View from the 2nd floor change rooms.
Professor Adam Ryan works with Kron Gracie at EA Sports.
Some of the Jiu Jitsu women’s team.
World Series of Fighting- Brendan Kornberger defeats Micah Brakefield by vicious ground and pound.
Professor Adam Ryan flipping half ton tires… all day, bro. All day.
Advanced strikers in the cage, beginners on the floor. Everyone listens as the coach delivers the combination they’re working.
Coach Adam Ryan, Robin Laybourne and Kasey Smith
Kids Jiu Jitsu!! So fun!
Coach Matthew Trudeau’s weigh in for BFL.
At EA Sports UFC- Game Programmers, Professor Adam and The Punk.
Ryan’s MMA- Checkmat Vancouver does Jiu Jitsu demo’s and MMA demo’s for UFC Fans at the UFC Experience 2014! What a great day!
Checkmat Vancouver-Ryan’s MMA brings up Jiu Jitsu Champion Marcus Almeida for a seminar.
New T-Shirt Design
Bastien Huveneers beating on Nick Hinchcliffe
Post competition- rocking some new bling.
Arman wins some Gold… You know you’re ‘mirin.
Coach Gavin Neil- KOTC Lightweight Champion and 3 time Canadian Muay Thai Champion.
Bowing out at the UFC Experience Jiu Jitsu Demonstration. Here is Professor Adam Ryan, David Levy-Booth, Cedric Co-Ling, Sina Razi and Mike Moran.
Coach Birinder Kahlon striking a pose at the UFC Experience.
Coach Matt Trudeau and Sina Razi showing flying armbars at the UFC Experience 2014.
Some of the kids from the Jiu Jitsu program at Checkmat Vancouver- Ryan’s MMA.
May Silab laying on a choke from rear mount- yikes!
Some of the Jiu Jitsu ladies. Bhavani, Marianne, May, Tram, Winnie, Lisa and Sarah.
Big John McCarthy Seminar- Jerin, Adam, Arman and Big John
Beautiful artistic shot from the UFC Experience 2014- Checkmat Vancouver-Ryan’s MMA did a Jiu Jitsu Demonstration and MMA Demonstration.
Coach Matthew Trudeau showing some leglocks on Sina Razi at the UFC Experience Jiu Jitsu Demonstration. Birinder is looking on in the background.
May, Sarah and Elisa win some bling!
Matt Bylander and his little monkey.
Trufit Strength and Conditioning Team showing some grit outside with sledgehammers and tire flips. Hooooooahhhh.
May and Marianne showing off their new hardware.
Professor Adam Ryan with Big John McCarthy- the first time he was COMMAND Certified as a referee.
Sarah, May and Elisa showing off their new hardware.
Professor Adam Ryan is the BJJ Coach at EA Sports. Here is a photo showing a visit to EA Sports from Kron Gracie!
Some of the ladies team. Sarah, Karen, Stephanie, Bhavani, Yulin, May and Marianne.
Lucas winning gold at his first Jiu Jitsu competition.
Cole Smith ready to be promoted to Blue Belt after dominating his devision.
Proud daughter of Justin Mullin joining him on the podium to celebrate his Gold Medal Win.
Some of our Jiu Jitsu kids!
A striking class in session at Ryan’s MMA-Checkmat Vancouver.
Coach Matthew Trudeau watching his kids class spar.
… and then there was that time we had a full boxing ring set up in the middle of the floor… that was fun!
Coach Brendan dominates at the IBJJF No-Gi Las Vegas Open.
Some little Jiu Jitsu grapplers working on back mount escapes.
Matador MMA’s Jesse Richardson showing us some of his game on his visit here to Vancouver. Thanks, Jesse!
Coach Cedric and Coach Sina showing their bling at the IBJJF Las Vegas Open.
Afternoon ridiculousness with a bunch of crazy’s. So much fun!
Some of our Jiu Jitsu team celebrating promotions after winning a team trophy.
May, Sina, Adam, Cedric and Michael…
Cedric working his game.
The progression… the work, the dedication, the respect, the honour.
Mike dominating his division.
Some of our bling…
World Champion Marcus Almeida is coming to Canada for the first time to do a Seminar for our lucky students. Don’t miss this!
Our Head Coach and Checkmat Founder Leo Vieira.
An awesome poster design by David Levy-Booth.
Ryan’s MMA is ready for war.
Remember this… we are nothing without our training partners.