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Coach Desjarlais

Head Coach - Mahingan Martial Arts

Coach Brendan Desjarlais started BJJ and Kickboxing at YMATC after moving to Wadena from Saskatoon. Having previously trained at Momentum MA and MMAC, he has a passion for martial arts and wanted to continue his training. He had achieved his BJJ Blue Belt in March 2022 and continues to train and teach at his own clubs when he is not busy being a Warrior Nerd Dad and training at YMATC. 

Started Training- July 2018

Started Instructing ​- October 2022

Ranks/ Certifications

  • 1D Blue Belt BJJ (Infight)

  • SMAA - Level 1 coaching

  • SaskSport - Respect in Sport​

Other Styles

  • Kickboxing/ Muay Thai​ 

YMATC Programs Instructing

  • Mahingan Martial Arts - Yellow Quill FN

  • Mahingan Martial Arts - Fishing Lake FN

  • Mahingan Martial Arts - Wadena (coming soon)


  • 1D Blue Belt - October 12, 2022​


Coach Desjarlais
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