Gerry DiSanto is the owner and operator of Defensive Arts Training
Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario. He holds a wide variety of ranks
Martial arts and is a certified teacher, allowing him the ability
to meet each student’s individual needs. Along with his skills
in boxing, kickboxing, grappling, and weaponry, Gerry DiSanto has been
in Martial arts for several decades and is considered a Premier Martial
Arts Instructor in the Niagara Region.
What makes us great?
Our students are so successful because Sensei Gerry DiSanto is a certified
teacher, besides being an accomplished Martial Artist, and is able
to use his extensive teaching skills to create an innovative and fun
What does this mean to you?
We are passionate about passing on our martial arts techniques and
knowledge to others. We LOVE what we do! We also have the advantage
a ministry trained teacher, which means we meet student’s individual
How do you measure a good instructor?
An instructor should never be measured by what they know, what they have
accomplished or by what they say. A good instructor should be judged
by the knowledge they pass on to their students. At Defensive Arts
Training Centre, we have students who have successes at the international
and world level. In addition, we provide our students with the skills
they need to defend themselves confidently. No gimmicks, tricks or
fake promises. Just real world Self Defense. We are not different we
are the Best!
Testimonials from people who know Sensei Gerry DiSanto and can attest
to the quality of instruction his students’ receive
“Gerry Disanto’s relationship with his students is
outstanding; he has an excellent rapport with his students and sincere
in them as individuals. His students like and respect him.
Gerry DiSanto is outgoing and exhibits a friendly personality
and I recommend him without reservation to anyone.”
Mr. David Pihach
Former Principal of Holy Cross S.S.
"Gerry DiSanto is a phenomenal teacher because he has the unique
ability to meet the individual needs of the students through simplistic
strategies. I Trained under Gerry DiSanto and continue to do so because
others say that they meet their student’s individual needs,
2007 Canadian NAGA Champion (Ascension Tournament)
2004 Canadian Abu Dhabi Champion
2004 North American Abu Dhabi Competitor
2004 Evolution Grappling Champion
2003 OUA Freestyle Wrestling Silver Medialist