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Kru Jeff Harrison Head Instructor

Kru Jeff Harrison has trained and cornered fighters who’ve competed in the following (and more) fight promotions:

Bellator

Bellator

Glory Kickboxing

Glory Kickboxing

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

The Score Fighting Series

The Score Fighting Series

TKO MMA

TKO MMA

World Muay Thai Federation (WMF)

World Muay Thai Federation (WMF)

World Muay Thai Council (WMC)

World Muay Thai Council (WMC)

International Federation of Muay Thai Amateur (IFMA)

International Federation of Muay Thai Amateur (IFMA)

Kru Jeff Harrison History & Credentials

Kru Jeff Harrison has been involved in combat athletics since 1998. After beginning with Judo and submission wrestling, his training in Muay Thai began under Canadian Thai boxing coaching great Kru Chris Kew. Jeff began fighting in 2000, then began coaching in 2001.

Kru Jeff’s Muay Thai fighting career has seen ~50 sanctioned fights and has taken him across North America, Brazil, Thailand, Mexico and Europe. Jeff has won titles in Muay Thai and coached fighters to over 130 championship belts.

Jeff was Ajahn Burklerk Pinsinshai’s first North American student and has spent countless hours with the Muay Thai living legend; learning, living and readying himself for competition in Canada and throughout Thailand.

Our Head Instructor has also worked with many boxing, wrestling, MMA, Muay Thai and kickboxing coaches all over the world. Jeff has trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu for over 15 years, and has worked with many of the best trainers and athletes that the world has to offer.

He has cornered countless fights — from muay thai “smokers,” to coaching in-front of sold out arenas at large promotions like TKO, ECC, Bellator, The Score Fighting Series and the UFC. He is regarded as a top-shelf Canadian muay thai and MMA coach.

Kru Jeff puts his passion and love for the art of muay thai and MMA into every single class he conducts, and gives his all for each one of New Era Combat Sport’s members.

Before turning his focus to coaching other athletes, Jeff Harrison maintained a 10-year professional MMA career.

Kru Jeff Harrison pro MMA fight

    • 1999: Began training with Kru Chris Kew
    • 2000: Had first amateur Mauy Thai fight
    • 2002: AMTAC officials course
    • 2002: BJJ with Carlos Gracie at Gracie Barra – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
    • 2002: Vale Tudo with Brazilian Top Team – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
    • 2002: East meets West Team Canada Coach – Manchester, England
    • 2002: Assistant coach Team Canada for I.F.M.A world championships (Bangkok, Thailand)
    • 2003: W.P.M.T.F World Meeting Canadian Representative – Bangkok, Thailand
    • 2003 – 2007: WMF World Championship Team Canada National Training Camp Coach; competition in Germany x 2, Mexico x 2, Thailand x 2
    • First champion trained by Kru Chris Kew
    • MAS Thai Boxing level 5 instructor under Kru Chris Kew
    • 2003 – Present: Kru under Ajahn Berklerk Pinsinchai 2003-present
    • 2004: Pro Muay Thai debut 
    • 2004: CAMTAO Kru Certification
    • 2005: CAMTAO Corner Man’s course
    • 2005: CAMTAO Super-Middleweight Champion
    • 2006 – Present: Registered MMA cornerman with Quebec Regie
    • 2007: WMF Canadian Champion
    • 2007: Pro MMA debut
    • 2010: CASK level 1 coach
    • 2019: Received BJJ Brown Belt
    • 2019: Team Canada Head Coach I.F.M.A World Championships (Bangkok, Thailand

    Additional highlights:

    • First aid certified
    • Has been part of training athletes to win over 50 title belts in Amateur and Professional Muay Thai and MMA

Peter Fazekas Head Brazilian Jiu JItsu Instructor

Professor Peter Fazekas History & Credentials

Professor Peter Fazekas discovered Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of fifteen. At sixteen, he immersed himself into competition in both BJJ and Submission Wrestling, it was common to see Peter competing in adult divisions as a teenager. He frequented NAGA, Grapplers Quest and IBJJF circuits in the United States and Brazil. At 18 years old he began his journey as an instructor.  In 2014 Peter was awarded his black belt.

Peter currently competes at local and international tournaments as well as superfights for various organizations. Peter has had the privilege to train with many top MMA fighters and BJJ Champions such as Renzo Gracie, Carlos Gracie Jr, Igor Gracie, Rolles Gracie Jr, Gregor Gracie, Roger Gracie, Rafael Gordo, Marcio Feitosa, John Danaher, Braulio Estima, Shawn Williams, Garry Tonon and Ricardo Almeida.

With over 15 years of teaching Peter has a wealth of knowledge and experience he brings to the mats at New Era.

He thoroughly enjoys working with everybody from the beginning hobbyist to the professional mixed martial artist. Peter knows how to specialize training for each individual’s needs and will always help them achieve their goals in Martial Arts. Peter has worked with some of Canada’s top mixed martial artists and helps take their ground games to new heights during their training camps. Peter is extremely excited to be working with Kru Jeff to take our MMA team to the next level.

Peter is a registered MMA cornerman with Quebec Regie. Peter Cornered professional MMA fights on many UFC Fight Pass events all over Canada and The United States.

  • Competition Highlights: 
    • 2022 ASG Sub only Superfight Co-main Event Winner
    • 2021 Ontario Open Nogi Silver Medalist
    • 2019 ASG Sub only Superfight Main Event Winner
    • 2019 SAU Hawkesbury Gold Medalist
    • 2018 Sub-X Grappling Tournament Gold Medalist
    • 2018 SAU Hawkesbury Gold Medalist
    • 2018 Canadian Jiu Jitsu National Championships Gold Medalist
    • 2018 Grappling Industries Toronto Gold Medalist
    • 2018 Ontario Open International Jiu Jitsu Championships Silver Medalist
    • 3x NAGA Gold Medalist 
    • 2x NAGA Silver Medalist 
    • 1x Grapplers Quest Gold Medalist 
    • 2x Grapplers Quest Bronze Medalist 
    • 1x Renzo Gracie Invitational Silver Medalist 
    • 1x IBJJF US Open BJJ Bronze Medalist 
    • 1x Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Bronze Medalist

Mateo Vogel Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor

Mateo Vogel History & Credentials

Mateo “Carrapato” Vogel has been a student of the game of competitive Brazilian Jiu jitsu since age 14. Mateo has been involved in the highest levels of tournaments and is a multiple time champion in his weight class as well as absolute (open weight). Mateo has a wealth of knowledge despite of his young age, and was also a former competitive wrestler.

When he is not training for professional MMA competition, Mateo looks forward to teaching our junior team and adult programs as Professor Pete’s assistant instructor. 

Mateo was given his black belt by Professor Peter in March of 2022.

Mateo is also now the current Pro MMA Feather weight World Champion.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • BFL World Feather Weight Champion – Professional MMA
  • 6-2 Pro MMA
  • Wrestling Team MVP
  • UAEJJF Canadian National Bronze Medalist
  • Ontario Provincial BJJ championships Double Gold x3
  • IBJJF Open Gold in Toronto, Chicago
  • Medalist in IBJJF Boston, Montreal, New York
  • Abu Dhabi Pro Trials Champion
  • GTA classic, SAU, Ottawa Open, Ontario Open, Ottawa International Open Gold Medalist
Ottawa New Era Combat Sports Mateo Vogel brazilian jiu jitsu
Mateo Vogel demonstrates an arm bar submission technique on fellow instructor, Peter Fazekas, in one of New Era’s brazilian jiu jitsu classes.

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