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Mr. Parisloff

Mr. Neil Parisloff started his training with YMATC in our first Haidong Gumdo class in the gymnasium of St. Alphonsus elementary school in 2007. He has always loved weapons, samurai swords mostly, so as soon as he heard YMATC had a class he had to join and the love of martial arts went from there. He started instructing around 1 year after starting, at first with sword class, then other weapons, kickboxing, Little Ninjas, Self Defense, and helped out with TKD when his son also trained.

He was born and raised in  Yorkton, SK, where he has also raised a family of his own. Mr. Parisloff is a parts manager/ tech at Haas Nissan and when he is not training he likes to work on his 73 VW beetle, spend time with his family and friends and do a little bit of golfing.

Started Training - September 2007


Started Instructing ​- 2009


Ranks/ Certifications

  • 2nd degree Black Belt in Haidong Gumdo (World HG Federation)

  • SMAA - Level 2 coaching

  • SaskSport - Respect in Sport

Other Styles

  • Hapkido

  • Kickboxing

  • Filipino Martial Arts

YMATC Programs Instructing

  • Little Ninjas

  • Mugido


YMATC Programs Assisting

  • Self Defense & Weapons


  • 2nd Dan black belt (Haidong Gumdo) – May 12, 2012

  • International Martial Arts Hall of Fame - student recognition – November 2013

  • YMATC Student of the Year - 2008


Favorite Quote - "When life has you down, get up and know that you are worth lots to the right people."


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