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 19, 2018  at the NEW SOUTH DOJO #116 1803 91 street SW (NOTE: make sure you type in SW to your maps app or you will go to the wrong address)

6:00pm – 9:00pm    >   Adult Colour Belt Grading – All CURRENT ADULT COLOUR BELTS (Blue Belt and above)

Saturday October 20, 2018 – (at the NEW SOUTH DOJO #116 1803 91 street SW)

8:30am – 9:30am    >  Mini Monkeys Seminar for all students 4-7 years old ($30 Fee)

9:30am – 10:45am    >   All current Junior White Belts (8-10 years old) testing for stripes & belts

10:45am – 11:45am >   JUNIOR SEMINAR for All Belt Levels (8-10 years old)

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

1:00pm – 1:30pm   >   LUNCH BREAK

1:30pm – 2:45pm   >   Current Junior White Belts & Grey Belts (11-15 years old) testing for both stripes & belts

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

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

Sunday October 21, 2018 – (at the NEW SOUTH DOJO #116 1803 91 street SW)

9:00am – 10:00am     >   Adult White Belt Testing for 1st and 2nd Stripe

10:00am – 11:00am     >  Adult White Belt Testing for 3rd & 4th stripe

11:00am – 12:30pm      >   Adult Blue Belt Test (Adults Testing to Earn Blue Belt)

12:30pm – 1:00pm       >   LUNCH BREAK

1:00pm – 3:00pm        >  Adult BJJ Seminar for All Belt Levels

3:00pm – 4:00pm        > Adult Colour Belt Seminar

4:00pm – 5:00pm         > 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.

Adults $100 – ($120 after the Thursday before the weekend)
Kids $60 – ($80 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!