owner & head coach
Eric started his journey in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in 2005 and currently holds the rank of Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Eric received his blue belt (2008) and purple belt (2011) from the late Dean Hersche, the only Canadian-born Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Saulo and Alexandre (Xande) Ribeiro. In December of 2012, Eric was promoted to Brown Belt by Saulo Ribeiro. On November 22nd, 2014, Eric was awarded his black belt by Chris Blanke.
Eric has had the opportunity to train with such Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legends as Royler Gracie, Saulo Ribeiro and Xande Ribeiro.
Eric Marentette is committed to the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and continues his training with the Detroit Jiu Jitsu Syndicate.
Mark started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in January of 2008. He also has training experience in Sport Jiu Jitsu (1998-2000) and Karate (2005-2007).
In October of 2009, Mark received his blue belt under the watchful eye of the late Dean Hersche. On July 5th, 2013, Mark was promoted to purple belt by Eric Marentette with Chris Blanke present. Eric awarded Mark his brown belt on January 17th, 2017. Most Recently, Mark was awarded his black belt in March 2022 by Professor Eric Marentette.
Mark has successfully competed in several Jiu-Jitsu tournaments across both Canada and the United States.
Over the years, he has had the opportunity to train with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu greats such as Steve Maxwell, Xande Ribeiro, Saulo Ribeiro, and Royler Gracie.
Mark teaches the Adult Fundamental class every Monday at Tecumseh Jiu Jitsu.
Brooke began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in September 2010 and is a dedicated student to Tecumseh Jiu Jitsu. She currently holds the rank of Brown Belt; promoted by Professor Eric Marentette in September 2022.
Brooke teaches our Adult Fundamental Class every Friday and is always willing to help others learn and shares a deep passion for the art of Jiu Jitsu.
Brooke’s teaching style focuses upon the fundamental techniques needed for having a solid, well rounded Jiu Jitsu game. She will ensure your basics are strong enough to allow your progression into a more advanced style; Making sure that you are taught exactly what you need to learn and progress.
Brooke is an avid competitor and has successfully competed in several Jiu-Jitsu tournaments across both Canada and the United States.