JP Leclerc is a 2 stripes Brazilian jiu-jitsu brown belt under coach Firas Zahabi.
He’s an assistant GI jiu-jitsu instructor at Tristar – Montreal.
He has started training Muay Thai in 2003, and in 2004 went to Thailand to perfect and increase his techniques along with his mentor and coach.
He started training Brazilian jiu-jitsu at around the same time.
While training at the Renzo Gracie academy in NY, JP had the honour of receiving his Blue Belt from Jonh Danaher.
He has been to Brazil on 8 different occasions to experience different styles and techniques of the art. While there, he has mainly trained under professor Sergio Salvino from Team Checkmate.
JP has experienced the amateur MMA scene as well, he fought on the challenge jiu jitsu full contact (open hand) and at Fightquest 1 and 2, he his holding a 1-1 amateur fight record.
Here are some of the medals under his belt:
-silver Canadian grappling open 2004 GI and no GI
-KIX BJJ tournament
-Silver GI advanced
-Bronze No Gi
-Fighquest 2 bjj superfight winne