Jan Cortez is a highly accomplished Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, with over 16 years of training experience. He began his journey in the sport in 2006, and has since amassed a wealth of competition accolades, both local and overseas.
One of Jan key strengths is his technical and methodical approach specifically to No Gi grappling. He is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and expertise with his students. He is a member of the Philippine national team, and is respected within the BJJ community for his skill and dedication to the sport.
In addition to his impressive competition record, Jan is also known for his ability to inspire and motivate his students to give their best in training and in competition. He is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and reach their full potential, and is dedicated to helping his students develop the physical, mental and technical skills they need to succeed in the sport.
Member, Philippine National Team
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Superfight Record: 1-0
Emerge Jiu Jitsu Invitational (2021)
2023 Philippine National Team Trials Gi 56kg, 2019 JJIF Thailand Invitational, 2018 IBJJF Manila Open, 2018 Philippine National Trials, 2017 Manila Open, BJJFP Pan Asians, 2017 Abu Dhabi Trials Manila
2023 Philippine National Team Trials No Gi 56kg, 2022 Philippine National Team Trials Gi, 2018 JJIF Asian Championship Kazakhastan, 2015 IBJJF Asian Open Tokyo
2022 SEA Games Vietnam, 2018 JJIF Thailand Invitational
Multiple championships won pre 2015 (Pan Asians, Rollapalooza, International Open etc.; records and medals lost)