Slavko has been a martial artist
for over twenty years, holding black belts in Aikido, Karate, Tae-Kwon-Do
and in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu as well as a purple belt in Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.
In 1994, he began studying
Gracie Jiu-Jitsu with Rickson and immediately became addicted and overwhelmed
by the philosophy, technique and tactics associated with the art. He has
competed extensively and was the Heavy Weight Champion in the "Fearless
Fighting Tournament." In addition, he claimed the title as the 1997
Canadian heavy weight Jiu-Jitsu Champion as well as a bronze, gold and
silver medalist at the First International Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Tournament.
He was a double gold medalist in the Second Rickson Gracie International
In the Military, he served as a security specialist and hand to hand combat instructor. At present, he operates "Counter Risk Group Ltd"., a high risk security and investigations firm in Canada, where he provides risk assessment, close protection and training services to the international community.
Slavko teaches Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu at his academy in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada