Rob Veltman has been practicing the grappling arts for over 25 years. He started wrestling at the age of 8 and continued that sport through to the end of High School. Afterwards he continued to help coach his high school team, and was awarded the Barry Hardman Award for contributions to G.D.H.S. Athletics.
Rob then went on to start practicing Judo, and through this, became involved with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His love for this new sport led him to the famed Grappling Arts Academy in Woodbridge Ontario, where he trained under Syl & Dan Moroney. Rob then went on to become the first person ever to gain a black belt under the Moroney brothers.
Rob currently holds the rank of 2nd Degree Black Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Rob also holds the rank of 3rd degree black belt in Shorinji Ryu Karate, and a 1st degree black belt in Judo.