No Matter what challenges you may face on your life's journey, with Courage, Self-Confidence, Integrity & Determination You Can Choose To RISE!
At RISE we are more than just a martial arts school, we emphasize on the importance of building good character, self-confidence, & positive law abiding members of the community that align with Virtues such as: Respect, Resilience, Self-Control, Benevolence, Tenacity & many more.
RISE Jiu Jitsu believes in having a positive impact & giving back to the community, building strong families & friendships, facilitating individuals with the development of their personal growth & their aspiration to be the best they can be. At the heart of our academy is our dedication to empower students to achieve a balanced & strong foundation in a welcoming & positive training environment for ALL. RISE aims to emphasize on the unity, tenacity & strength of our academy.
Jiu Jitsu helps you become the best version of yourself mentally, physically & spiritually. Our academy also focuses on enhancing leadership qualities, respect, discipline, strength of the body & mind, inner peace
& so much more. RISE Jiu Jitsu aims to raise the physical confidence & wellness of students of all ages by teaching practical & effective self-defense skills within a respectful, safe & inspiring environment. Every class is packed with high-energy, fun, friends, families & smiles. Come out, Empower Yourself, & join our amazing community & family. There is something for everyone!
Our Academy provides Jiu Jitsu programs starting from age 4 & up that are designed to build confidence & knowledge to protect yourself.
Owner & Chief Instructor of RISE Jiu Jitsu
Sensei Samir Ali-Ruiz received his 3rd Degree Black Belt (Sandan) in Can-Ryu Jiu Jitsu under Kyoshi Steve Hiscoe on February 8th, 2020.
He is a member of the Canadian Jiu Jitsu Union & brings a very unique style of training through his diverse background of training in many martial arts. Sensei Samir started training Japanese Jiu Jitsu in 2006, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2012, & has trained in a variety of martial arts; MMA (mixed martial arts), Kickboxing & Weapons training. At the age of nine, he decided to train in Japanese Jiu Jitsu & he developed such a passion for Jiu Jitsu that he trained 7 days a week. This passion took him on a journey to train & gain experience in a variety of martial arts. Sensei Samir is a very active member in the community & enjoys volunteering his time & giving back. If he could train everyday all day, he would & with the biggest smile you could imagine.
Sensei Samir has been able to beautifully mix Can-Ryu Jiu Jitsu & Ground Fighting & he has brought an incredible way of thinking to his classes. He believes that Jiu Jitsu is very beneficial, enhances every aspect of life & that it is important to surround yourself with positive energy.
Be ready to learn stand up & ground techniques, self-defense & more while Sensei Samir takes you on a journey to inspire the way you think & train.
A quote of importance to him:
"The Strong Minded RISE to the challenge of their Goals & Dreams!"