Here is a quick tour of New Level Grappling Academy

Here is a quick tour of New Level Grappling Academy

New Level Grappling Academy an organization that focuses on character-building programs for Kids Martial Arts and Adult Martial Arts.

Whether your goal is fitness, self improvement, or self defense, we’re confident that you’ll find what you’re looking for at our school. Beginners can take solace in our easy to learn curriculum designed to teach self defense while embracing the inner strength within.

The magic of martial arts is that it’s designed to accommodate everyone. Regardless of your size or experience, you’ll have everything you need to defend yourself in just a few sessions. Everything after that is just pure intensity, exercise and self development.

Meet our instructors

Our school provide qualified, knowledgeable instructors who offer each child an atmosphere of co-operation and fair play.

Sterling Redlack

Sterling, a seasoned Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, founded RDC JiuJitsu Academy while flourishing at Cobra Kai, fostering champions and embodying martial arts ethos.

Andrei Tarasenco

Andrei, with a rich tapestry of business and combat sports experience, fosters growth at New Level Grappling Academy, inspiring wellness journeys.

Dan Maurice

Dan, a dedicated martial artist since 2010, earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2021 after rigorous training under respected professors.

Marie Girard 

Dedicated grappling instructor and seasoned BJJ brown belt Adam Mingaud, born in London, raised in Kelowna, blends fitness and permaculture for holistic health.

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Why the Kelowna Community Loves

Our Martial Arts Classes

Justin Law recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Google

As an older BJJ beginner, I wasn’t sure what I was in for. The fundamentals program gave me a very solid base to be able to continue my BJJ journey in the advanced classes. The experience and knowledge of the coaches is excellent, and their passion for teaching and sharing knowledge is evident. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend New Level Grappling to anyone wanting to start training in BJJ, or even as a higher belt looking to up their game!

Kyle Clements recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Google

Amazing atmosphere and energy in this gym! Its so easy to stay motivated training in a place like this and the instruction is truly world class. Could not recommend this gym enough for both beginners and seasoned vets.

Kaella Ubogi recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Google

New Level Grappling is THE spot for jiu-jitsu in Kelowna! I've been training here since I was a kid, and now I'm part of the adults program. The atmosphere is top-notch - respectful and feels like family. Plus, the coaches are amazing. Highly recommend!

Art Dadson recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Facebook

Fantastic group of guys and gals of all levels. Everyone was very receptive and welcoming and were happy to share their knowledge with me. I highly recommend giving RDC a try, you won't regret it!!

Melissa Alexis Turner recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Facebook

I've been taking a women's kickboxing class at RDC for over a year. I love the class and it's an awesome club with awesome instructors! They are very knowledgeable and experienced in their craft.

Sylvester Abanseka recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Google

From beginners to existing or advanced practitioners, if you are all about physical/ mental wellness and great camaraderie all wrapped up in world class teaching and learning of BJJ skills/techniques, then I recommend you look no further than New Level Grappling Academy where you can be transformed from a beginner to a confident grappler within a few months or just polishing and enhancing existing techniques!

Andrew Thiessen recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Google

Amazing Brazilian Jujitsu Club! It all starts from the top down with high level skilled instructors. They are not just accomplished competitors but very knowledgeable instructors as well. Each instructor is always striving and learning to make themselves better, which then they pass it onto the students that make the club members better. You can tell the instructors truly love the sport and Martial Art that Brazilian Jujitsu is.


Also, the environment is very friendly, but encourages hard work and self improvement, and really feels like a family. I can't say enough good things about this club and how it has improved my personal Brazilian Jujitsu skills and also improved my life overall.

Brandon Ringer (Brandito) recommends New Level Grappling Academy

via Google

If you’re looking for a high level jiu jitsu experience with a fun and supporting atmosphere this is the place to go! I’ve been training with sterling for the past 15 years and throughout my jiu jitsu experience I’ve never met a coach with so much passion and knowledge for the sport.

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