|2010||Jim Hanna (Mike Dauenhauer)|
|2010||Mike Katilus (Mike Dauenhauer)|
|2010||Paul Moon (Mike Dauenhauer)|
|2010||Brian Mroz (Mike Dauenhauer)|
|2010||Mike Schultz (Mike Dauenhauer)|
|2010||Dave Szprygada (Mike Dauenhauer)|
Kyle Saunders Grappling Competition Record
|2013||US Grappling Submission Only Greensboro, NC||30+ advanced 149-162 no-gi||Gold Medal|
|30+ advanced absolute no-gi||Gold Medal|
|30+ black-belt absolute gi||Silver Medal|
US Grappling Submission Only V, Webster, NY
|men's advanced 150-159.9 no-gi||Gold Medal|
|30+ advanced absolute no-gi||Gold Medal|
|2009||NAGA Battle At The Beach 10, Wildwood, NJ||master's advanced 155-175 no-gi||
|master's advanced 155-175 gi||Gold medal|
|2004||Ontario Submission Wrestling Invitational, Ontario, Canada||8-man invitational bracket (-210) no-gi||lost 1st round|
|2003||Joslin's Canadian Open Grappling Championships, Ontario, Canada||men's advanced welter-weight (-163) gi||Gold Medal|
Grapplers Quest Shootout, Bayonne, NJ
|men's advanced middle-weight (-180) no-gi||4th place|
Canadian Jiu-jitsu Association Open Nationals, Ontario, Canada
|men's advanced middle-weight (-179) gi||Bronze Medal|
|2000||Upstate Grappling Challenge, Rochester, NY||4-man invitational bracket (-180) no-gi||lost 1st round|
|2000||IBJJF Pan Championships, Orlando, FL||adult purple-belt middle-weight (-174)||lost 3rd round quarter-finals|
|2000||World Kobudo Submission Grappling Tournament, Ontario, Canada||men's advanced (-185)||Bronze Medal|
|1999||Texas BJJ Open, Dallas, TX||men's advanced (-189)||Bronze Medal|
|1999||Pancrase Submission Grappling Tournament, Dallas, TX||men's advanced (-180)||Silver Medal|
|1998||Big D Grappling Tournament, Dallas, TX||men's advanced (-174) gi||Gold Medal|
|men's advanced absolute gi||Silver Medal|
|1997||Legends Grappling Tournament, Dallas, TX||men's advanced gi (-174) gi||Gold Medal|
|1997||Big D Grappling Tourament, Dallas, TX||men's advanced (-174) gi||Gold Medal|
|1996||IBJJF Pan Championships, Los Angeles, CA||adult blue-belt (-174)||lost 1st round|
Group classes are $99 per month. Private lessons are available for $125/hour.
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- 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu under Roy Harris
- Started training Brazilian Jiujitsu in 1995. Started teaching in 1999.
Kyle started training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in Dallas, TX with Carlos Machado in October, 1995. He received his blue belt from him in June, 1996. He received his purple belt from Carlos in August, 1998.
After moving back to Rochester, NY in August, 1999 he started teaching that September.
He started training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under Roy Harris in June, 2000 and completed Roy's Apprentice Grappling Instructor's certification program in November, 2000. He received his brown belt from him in June, 2001. He received his black belt from Roy on June 10, 2006, 2nd degree on August 7, 2010, 3rd degree on April 30, 2016, and 4th degree on November 23rd, 2019. He trains with Roy as often as time and money permits.
Kyle has also trained in JKD/Kali under Roy Harris. He completed Roy's Candidate Apprentice JKD/Kali Instructor\'s certification course in August, 2002. He has also trained a little Kalis Illustrisimo under Roy back in 2004, and is thinking about messing with it some more.
He has also trained in a variety of other martial arts, including Karate, Wing Chun, Hung Gar, Western Boxing, Pekiti Tersia, and Muay Thai.
His full-time profession is software development, which is something he also enjoys and it enables him to pursue his continued interest in the martial arts.
Go to the Promotions page for a list of people that have been promoted by Kyle.
Kyle has competed many times over the years. For more details, you can go here: Competition Record.
- Gi classes the student wears a Brazilian Jiujitsu uniform (gi) where grabbing the cloth and belt are expected.
- No-gi classes the student wears a rashguard (or t-shirt) and shorts and grabbing the clothing is not allowed.
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