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  1239322_588931101148182_391347546_o Head Instructor

Cole “Dragao” Manson

GB Whistler was founded by Cole “Dragao” Manson in March, 2012. Cole first learned bjj in 2002 and is a proud member of the GB family since 2010! Cole is a Certified Gracie Barra Instructor (ICP6 2017) and currently holds the bjj rank of BROWN BELT under Master Carlos Gracie Jr. Cole has participated in the IBJJF World and World Masters Championships and finished on the podium in many local Jiu-Jitsu tournaments since 2002. Cole began his martial arts lifestyle at age 5 and has been teaching various martial arts since the age of 16. Holding Black Belts in Taekwondo, Karate, Hapkido and the graduated teacher rank of “Formado” in Capoeira, and is also a 400 hour registered yoga teacher. He brings a humble and honest attitude to the mats every day and hopes his students will as well. Coach Cole shares the vision with Master Carlos Gracie Jr. of Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone!

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