Coach Rory Van Vliet


Assistant BJJ Instructor | BJJ Black Belt

Rory is a lifelong martial artist and has been training at Island Top Team since we opened our doors in 2012. He was instrumental in assisting Rob in the development of the Modern Leg Lock Formula instructional and has assisted Rob with countless seminars. He has traveled to train with Caio Terra at our affiliation headquarters in San Jose and was invaluable in the process of teaching BJJ legend Bill Cooper our leg lock system with Rob in Santa Barbara. Rory has developed a reputation as an excellent concept based instructor, is often invited to teach at some of the top academies in Vancouver during his visits to the mainland, and was flown to China to teach at Nanjing BJJ for two weeks. Rory’s martial arts victories include:
2016 Revolution nogi intermediate gold medalist
2016 BC Provincial Championships bronze medalist