Steve Poulin, Head Instructor/Owner, The Submission Academy
"It's and honor to represent the Drysdale family in Canada."
Alex Reyes, Head Instructor/Owner. Cage Combat
Apollo Sebastien - Fasi Sports, Las Vegas, NV
Jose Aquino, Head Instructor, Aquino BJJ, TX, USA
I have been in this association for a few months and the way I am treated is so much like a family, am very happy to be part of a group that strives for excellence and stays in touch with their roots. Values and discipline are high and the best team i have ever been part of. Robert's training methods are very easy to emulate and understand. he is the best example to all of us.
Ray Casias, BJJ Black Belt/Head Instructor, Tennessee Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy, TN, USA
I have been doing BJJ for over 14 years. I was one of the first guys doing Jiu Jitsu in Tennessee when it was not cool. I remember going to seminars in 1998/1999 paying over 200dollars per seminar to learn BJJ. We did not have youtube or videos really available to us. We had to go states away to find a black belt. I can say that during my time I have trained with some of the pioneers of BJJ in the United States and have learned some great and valuable lessons. This being said being part of Drysdale Jiu Jitsu is a big deal for me and my students. I feel as if Robert loves Jiu Jitsu and wants you to be part of that feeling. This shows by his friendship, dedication, and commitment to making you feel like part of his family. I am glad to be part of this affiliation and my students represent the Drysdale affiliation with pride and honor.
Scott Dempster, Head Instructor –Extreme Training Center, SA, Australia
Coming from a Striking MMA background our gym had a few losses against some solid Jiu Jitsu teams in Australia so I set off to find the best Jiu Jitsu for our Gym that would suit our style. I wanted a Jiu Jitsu professor that understood MMA and could adapt Jiu Jistu for MMA, I also wanted a professor that was in regular contact and training with the elite level of MMA to keep us on the cutting edge, Robert Drysdale and Drysdale Jiu Jitsu ticked all these boxes. Roberts teaching methods are something I have never experienced before in 18 years in combat sports, his attention to detail in both theory and practical are unquestionable and something that has to be experienced no matter if you are a brand new white belt or seasoned black belt. I am very honored and proud to have been brought into the Drysdale Jiu Jitsu family.
Nabil Khatib – Team Bushido, Ottawa Canada
We would like to start by saying how much we appreciate your support in our recent venture and expanding our BJJ knowledge with Robert Drysdale and Associates. It has been my pleasure to deal with Robert and his lovely wife Sophia in all aspects of our relationship to elevate our Jiu-Jitsu skills to a whole new level. I have experience Jiu-Jitsu in countless fashions from different corners of the world from the extreme discipline to the laid back and very casual. In my opinion Professor Drysdale has found and even balance and makes it very comfortable for me and all of my crew to understand and fall in love with Jiu-Jitsu all over again! Professor Drysdale is very easy going and is definitely open to new ideas from anyone and has always showed us respect in everything we do!
It is an honor to be a part of his team!
In honor of Jiu-Jitsu and what it has done for me and my family………………OSU! Coming from the word Ossuru, meaning never give up, never let anything stop you!
Seth Norman, Head Instructor, Oklahoma Martial Arts Academy, OK, USA
Having Robert Drysdale as my coach and mentor sets me apart from everyone else. Roberts teaching and training concepts have enabled me to create a dominate force with my academy. As the General, there is no one else I would have lead me into battle.
Guy Tchoumba, Head Instructor,Authentic BJJ, Colorado, USA
I feel very comfortable recommending Drysdale Jiu-Jitsu in Las Vegas as a training heaven and Robert Drysdale as an outstanding Jiu-Jitsu instructor.
Robert Drysdale is without a doubt one of the most knowledgeable Martial Arts Instructor in the United States and the world today, and I have found him to be honest and straight forward in his approach to teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to all students without regard for their affiliation.
Robert has not only displayed his excellent Jiu-Jitsu each time I stepped on the mats to learn from him, but he has demonstrated a high degree of loyalty and trustworthiness to me and my associates and has carried out his obligations to us with vigor and resolve. He believes in giving his association members all the tools and support they need to succeed.
I would recommend Robert Drysdale without reservation to anybody who wants to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the highest level.
Curt Cummings, Head Instructor, Impact Zone, NH, USA
I've been an affiliate of Drysdale JJ for 3 years now and have nothing but positive things to say about my experience with him. Robert is a world class instructor. His teaching style is very unique and detailed. He truly cares about all of his students! I am very happy to be a part of this amazing team.
Barry Oglesby, Head Instructor, Kyuzo Gym, Dublin Ireland
Hooking up with Drysdale Jiu Jitsu has been one of the best moves I've ever made as a coach and gym owner. From our very first seminar with Robert 5 years ago I knew that affiliating with Drysdale Jiu Jitsu was going to to be the right choice to help our gym grow both in skill and number. Robert's insistence on building a good relationship before signing up to affiliate was the key for us. Since then, the Irish economy has had it's ups and downs (mostly downs), and our gym has occasionally been the victim of this, but during those times the support from Las Vegas helped us to keep going and flying the Drtysdale Jiu Jitsu flag.
Now, thanks in no small part to the affiliation, we have doubled in size in the past year and are growing all the time. Our adult and kids classes are full every night and our guys are picking up medals at every competition we attend. We get access to great seminars and training camps when major competitors visit Europe and these visits help me develop as both a coach and a BJJ player in my own right. I would highly recommend BJJ school owners to remember Drysdale Jiu Jitsu when they're considering affiliation.
Keebo Robinson - BJJ Black Belt/Owner, House of RYU
Robert Drysdale is an amazing individual & BJJ instructor. He and his world class instructors have opened my mind and helped me elevate my BJJ game in so many ways. His instruction, curriculum, and passion for the art is something you do not witness every day, and you can see the result of that, in the growth of his academy and affiliations here and abroad. Every training day is a new experience with some of the most elite athletes in BJJ and MMA. That is a privilege in itself. We (House of RYU Athletic Center) recently became an affiliate RDBJJ academy and are proud to be a part one of the fastest growing BJJ programs in the world today. With that said, I would highly recommend RDBJJ to anyone looking to take their BJJ game or BJJ business to the next level.