Brian Bird

Head Coach

Brian Bird has been actively involved in martial arts since 1995. A 3rd Degree Black Belt under the tutelage of Roy Harris, Brian has grown Champion's Creed to tremendous success in Calgary, AB Canada.

  • Brazilian jiu-jitsu 3rd-degree Black Belt
  • Harris International Certified Associate Level Instructor
  • Owner of Champion's Creed Martial Arts with affiliate clubs in Cochrane, Cranbrook, and Canmore
  • Has been practising and instructing martial arts since 1995
  • Brian's training theories, coaching methods, and technical instruction is how Champion's Creed has become a world-class facility
  • Has trained World Champion competitors in the Fila Grappling World Championships, including 4-time gold medalist Sheila Bird, gold medalist John Louro in Gi grappling, and Matt Bagshaw in combat grappling
  • 5-Time Canadian Team Coach for the Fila Grappling World Championships in Switzerland 2008, Florida 2009, Poland 2010, China 2010, and Serbia 2011
  • Coach to UFC fighter Hakeem Dawadu and Nick "The Promise" Ring to the UFC
  • Coached "Rumble in the Cage", "Legacy Fighting Championships", and "Wreck MMA" 3-title holder Brad "The Bonesaw" Cardinal who is rated one of Canada's top 5 155lb fighters