CURRENT RANK: Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Black singlet in Muay Thai.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE FROM THESE STYLES/MARTIAL ARTS? I aim to become the most well rounded martial artist possible. I also aim to evolve as a person in the process.
INTERESTS? I have an unhealthy obsession with MMA but also enjoy basketball, AFL and gaming.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF? Laid back and always willing to give things a go and have a laugh along the way. Always on the hunt to improve myself.
STYLES AND COMPETITIONS? I have been training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 4 years and competed at a few tournaments including the Panpacs held in Melbourne. I am also approaching 2 and a half years in Muay Thai and have had 3 amateur kick boxing bouts.
WHAT DO YOU GAIN FROM TRAINING WITH CHIKARA MARTIAL ARTS? I have gained confidence in being a
ble to handle confronting situations. Not only physical ones but mental ones also.
HOW DID YOU GET INTO TRAINING MARTIAL ARTS? The main reason I started martial arts is because I was afraid of what would happen if I got into an altercation and wanted to learn how to take care of myself is this was to happen.
ANY ADVICE TO NEW STUDENTS OR ANYONE INTERESTED IN JOINING? Don’t rely on other people to help motivate you to start. Jump in and give it a go, you won’t look back!