4Points Black Belt head instructor David Thompson is a Brazilian Top Team Black Belt under Fabio Holanda. Born and raised in Montreal, David started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in order to get in shape and blow off some steam. After falling in love with the intellectual aspect of the sport and losing a significant amount of weight, he decided to make Jiu Jitsu a part of his daily life.
He has taught in Montreal, Ottawa, Mexico and Dubai and also opened the first Jiu Jitsu academy in Eastern Africa before settling here in Toronto. With a background in Engineering, David has a detailed and conceptual approach to teaching that is rooted in logic and efficiency.
With over 15 years of experience as a practitioner, competitor and instructor, David has developed a reputation for being patient, detail oriented and EXCEPTIONALLY good at breaking down BJJ in a way that everyone can understand. David’s private students include international Royalty, CEOs and every day people looking to better their lives with BJJ.