John Farrar Jr. "Dino"

John was born in 1992 and started training and competing in Judo at age 8. Since that time he has won an extensive and elite list of local, regional, national, and international tournaments and has competed in Judo, being ranked number 1 and 2 in the nation several times. John is arguably the most accomplished Martial Artist in the Western New York area with his long and extensive list of accolades in many different areas including Mixed Martial Arts. John is a Black Belt "Shodan" in Judo and a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

John Farrar Jr. won the Silver Medal in the RIO OPEN INTERNATIONAL in Brazil on Thursday July 23, 2009. John won in the Blue Belt Division, and John was a white belt here at BEDROC at the time. John was graded after the tournament that Friday, passed and was awarded his BJJ Blue Belt by Professor Paulo. Congratulations on the promotion and such a prestigious win for not only BEDROC, but for the USA. See below for a complete listing of Sensei John's accomplishments.




JUDO COMPETITIONS

GOLD MEDALS
03/01 RENSHINKAN
09/01 KINTORA
10/01 TORA INVITATIONAL
12/01 KINTORA
02/02 OHIO STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
02/02 KINTORA
05/02 RENSHINKAN
06/02 CANADIAN JR. OLYMPICS
09/02 KAWASAKI RENDOKAN
09/02 KINTORA
10/02 SHINBUKAN
11/02 ASAHI INVITATIOAL
11/02 OHIO OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
02/03 RENSHINKAN
02/03 KINTORA
2003 SHIN BU KAN ~ 2 Gold Medals in 2 Divisions
2003 BUSHIDO KAI KATA CLASSIC ~ 5 Gold Medals / Grand Champion
04/03 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER WORLD GAMES ~ 2 Gold Medals
05/03 AMCAN INTERNATIONAL JUDO CHALLENGE
12/03 KINTORA
06/04 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER WORLD GAMES
03/04 BUSHIDO KAI YOUTH SHIAI ~ Gold Medal
04/04 RENSHINKAN PROMOTIONAL TOURNAMENT ~ Undefeated
10/04 KINTORA
03/05 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER WORLD GAMES
04/05 NEW YORK STATE JR. OLYMPICS
04/05 KINTORA
05/05 AMCAN INTERNATIONAL JUDO CHALLENGE
10/05 OCEAN STATE JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS
10/05 KINTORA
12/05 KINTORA
04/06 NEW YORK STATE JR. OLYMPICS (2nd Straight Year)
01/07 KOHBUKAN SISU JUDO TORNAMENT (Canada)
05/07 NYS JR. OLYMPICS (3rd Straight Year)
06/07 EMPIRE STATE GAMES (REG. QUAL.)
02/08 KINTORA
05/08 NYS JR. OLYMPICS (4th Straight Year)

SILVER MEDALS
2002 WNY STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
2002 NEW YORK STATE JR. OLYMPICS
12/02 BUDOKAN
2003 KAWASAKI
2004 MORRIS CUP
07/05 USJA JR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
11/05 ONTARIO OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
06/06 EMPIRE STATE GAMES (REG. QUAL.)
5/2007 AMCAN INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE

BRONZE MEDALS
09/00 KINTORA
01/02 STARRETT CUP
2003 FLAG CITY
09/04 KAWASAKI
2004 USA JR. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
2006 PEDROS CHALLANGE
2006 MIDDLE/HIGH/COLLEGATE NATIONALS
2006 AMCAN INTERNATIONAL JUDO CHALLENGE
2006 USJF JR. NATION COMPETITION
10/06 OCEAN STATE JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS
2007 USJA JR. NATIONAL COMPETITION (4th)
2007 USA JR. JUDO OPEN (5th)
01/08 STARRETT CUP


SUBMISSION GRAPPLING/BRAZILIAN JUJITSU

GOLD MEDALS
04/06 NEW YORK STATE GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (No-Gi and Gi Division and Teen Absolute Winner)
11/07 TRI COMBAT CHALLENGE (No-Gi and Gi Division)
04/07 NEW YORK STATE GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (No-Gi and Gi Division - 2nd Year)
09/07 HAYASTAN GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (Gi and Teen Absolute Champion)
01/08 NORTHEASTERN GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
04/08 NEW YORK STATE GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (No-Gi and Gi Division and Teen Absolute Winner- 3rd year)
06/08 ROCHESTER GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (Teen No-Gi and Men’s Gi Division)
08/08 HAYASTAN GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (Gi 1st, No-Gi 1st and Teen Absolute Champion)
10/08 TRI COMBAT CHALLENGE (Men’s No-Gi and Men’s Gi Division)
02/09 NAGA NEW ENGLAND GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (Gi and No-Gi 1st Place)
04/09 NAGA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Gi)
04/09 NEW YORK STATE GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (No-Gi and Gi Division - 4th year)
08/09 HAYASTAN GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (Men’s Gi – 16yo)
10/09 TRI COMBAT CHALLENGE (Men’s Gi and Teen Absolute Champion)
12/09 WBJJA WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS (Men’s Gi and -180lb Absolute Champion)
02/10 PA STATE GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (Teen No-Gi)
04/10 NY STATE GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (Teen Middleweight)
08/10 HAYASTAN GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (Teen Middleweight Gi)
SILVER MEDALS
10/2006 JOSLINS CANADIAN GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
4/2007 NAGA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
11/08 JOSLINS CANADIAN GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
03/09 NAGA ARNOLD GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (No-Gi)
04/09 NAGA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (No-Gi)
7/09 RIO OPEN (Brazil – Blue Belt Division as a White Belt, Promoted to Blue belt)

BRONZE MEDALS
2006 NORTHEASTERN GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (No-Gi Division)
04/08 NAGA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (3rd Expert Teen Gi and 4th Men’s No-Gi – 15yo)
11/08 PAN AMERICAN NO-GI CHAMPIONSHIPS (International)
03/09 NAGA ARNOLD GRAPPLING CHALLENGE (Gi)

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (Cagefighting)

AMATEUR: (1-0 Undefeated)
01/10 REALITY FIGHTING – DESTRUCTION (Debut – Winner by 3rd Round Split)