EDMONTON Symposium

Arashi Do Martial Arts welcomes world-renowned 8th degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Red & Black Belt Mestre Sylvio Behring to Edmonton for the semi-annual Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Student Symposium.

This world-class weekend event will feature several Brazilian Jiu Jitsu seminars, belt gradings, stripe tests, the Progressive System,  a photo and autograph session and belt signing opportunities with this amazing martial artist. This event is open to “Arashi-Do  Behring Jiu Jitsu” members only.






Friday October 13, 2017 (Arashi Do West – Mayfield #100, 17885 106a Ave. NW )

6:30pm – 8:30pm    >   Adult Colour Belt Grading (All CURRENT Colour Belts)


Saturday October 14, 2017 – (Sherwood Park Dojo – 38 Sioux Road)

8:30am – 9:30am    >  Mini Monkeys Seminar – All Belt Levels 4-7 years old ($30 Fee)

9:30am – 10:45am    >   White Belts Testing for stripes and White Belts testing FOR Grey Belt (8-10 years old)

10:45am – 11:45am >   SEMINAR for all belt levels (8-10 years old)

11:45am – 1:00pm   >   Current Grey Belts & Current Yellow Belts Testing for stripes and belts (8-10 years old)

1:00pm – 1:30pm   >   LUNCH BREAK

1:30pm – 2:45pm   >   Current White Belts and Current Grey Belts Testing for stripes and belts (11-15 years old)

2:45pm – 3:45pm      > SEMINAR for all belt levels (11-15 years old)

3:45pm – 5:00pm     >   Current Yellow, Orange and Green Belts Testing for stripes and belts (11-15 years old)


Sunday October 15, 2017 – (Sherwood Park Dojo – 38 Sioux Road))

8:30am – 9:30am        >   Junior Competitor Grading for all junior students competing in the Rocky Mountain Classic.

9:30am – 10:30am     >   Adult White Belt Testing for 1st and 2nd Stripe

10:30am – 11:30am     >  Adult White Belt Testing for 3rd & 4th stripe

11:30am – 1:00pm      >   Adult Blue Belt Test (Adults Testing to Earn Blue Belt)

1:00pm – 1:30pm        >   LUNCH BREAK

1:30pm – 3:30pm        >  Adult BJJ Seminar for All Belt Levels

3:30pm – 4:30pm > Adult Colour Belt Seminar

4:30pm – 5:30pm > Women and Teen Girls Seminar



The following price is for the Student Symposium and does not include belt promotion fees. All fees must be paid in advance to your instructor at your Arashi Do Location before the last Thursday before the weekend symposium. Cash only please.

Adults $100 – ($120 after the Thursday before the weekend)
Kids $60 – ($75 after the Thursday before the weekend)
Mini Monkeys Seminar $30

Belt Test Fees

Junior Belts $35
Blue Belt $75
Purple Belt $100
Brown Belt $150
Black Belt $200









Be approximately 10 minutes early. Do not come earlier than that or you will not be permitted inside the facility. Please pay your symposium fees in advance at your dojo. Belt test fees are not included in the weekend seminar rate. If you are a candidate for belt promotion, there is a separate belt test fee. Please pay this fee in cash (separate from symposium tuition) before the symposium.


  • When Mestre Behring enters the matted area in uniform, a senior student or instructor must yell “Mestre no Tatame!” (or “Master on the mat!”).
  • If you arrive late, approach Mestre Behring for permission to enter class.
  • Mobile devices must be turned off.
  • NO VIDEOTAPING allowed.
  • If your uniform comes untied, turn away from the instructors to fix it.
  • Please keep uniforms clean and maintain a high degree of personal hygiene.
  • No jewellery or accessories.
  • When sitting, sit in “scoot position” during the seminar and never lean on the walls or equipment.
  • When standing, do not cross your arms. Instead, put your thumbs in your belt.
  • Remember –  You must register for the Student Symposium in advance at your Dojo.
See you there!