Great News! Kore BJJ has a new affiliate: Steven Olivier from Apocalypse Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Montgomery, NY.
It is a honor to have a such high level martial artist and BJJ professor with us.
Here is his Bio:
Steven has been involved in the Martial Arts for numerous years. He studied various art forms prior to starting his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu studies. He has always been a natural athlete with an amazing ability to see beyond the surface of the technique. Once he began Brazilian Jiu Jitsu it was apparent he would excel quickly. Since starting in 2005 he has earned numerous medals in many grappling tournaments including a gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Championships and 2008 World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships.
Steven has been a police officer for the past 8 years using his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills as another valuable tool while working. He has also shared his knowledge with multiple police agencies to share his successes of using Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His job gives him the ability to understand the real life functionality of techniques thus giving him the ability to give priority to techniques that are functional in all aspects.
Steven has recently focused his practices on teaching and started his own school Apocalypse Jiu Jitsu in November of 2012. Steven puts great emphasis into the structure of his systems and his teachings with a realistic competitive style that is functional for all levels and ability of students. Now that he has started his own school he can be more than just an instructor he can be a teacher.
Welcome Steven and Apocalypse, BJJ