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Our Team

Robert CoelhoJudo Instructor

Robert CoelhoJudo Instructor

President/Head Coach

(NCAS Level 1)

Robert began Judo in 1984 as a junior at the South/Port Melbourne Judo Club and later with Southern Judo Club during his teen years. As a senior trained at numerous clubs around Australia given his involvement with numerous law enforcement agencies. He currently holds the rank 1 KYU and is the Head Coach at the Grampians Judo Club. 

During his competitive career, Robert regularly competed at both State, National, and International levels. He continues to compete in Masters Championships.

Robert has been providing Judo classes and internationally accredited defensive tactics system instructions around Australia for over 20 years and is inspired by Jigaro Kano’s desire to help people be the best they can.

Odysseas Karipidis – MMA / Freestyle Wrestling

Odysseas Karipidis – MMA/Freestyle Wrestling

Odysseas has committed his entire life to the art of wrestling, competing on the world stage, now sharing his passion and his knowledge with his students.

This is the official record for Odysseas Karidipis. Odysseas has competed as an athlete of distinction Freestyle Wrestling at the national and international level.

With the highest distinction Odysseas has achieved:

· 1st Place, 43kg weight division, Cadet Class, Greek Championships (Athens), 1-2/12/1990.

· 1st Place, 43kg weight division, Cadet Class, Greek Championships (Thessaloniki), 25-26/5/1991.

· 1st Place, 50kg weight division, Junior Class, Greek Championships (Thessaloniki),15-17/5/1992.

· 2nd Place, 52kg weight division, Senior Class, Greek Championships (Athens), 10-11/4/1993.

· 1st Place, 52kg weight division, Cadet Class, Greek Championships (Larisa), 24-25/4/1993.

· 1st Place, 54kg weight division, Junior Class, Greek Championships (Thessaloniki), 8-9/5/1993.

· 2nd Place, 54kg weight division, Junior Class, International European Competition (Rumania), 8-15/6/1993.

· 9th Place, 54kg weight division, Junior Class, European Championships (Austria), 14-16/7/1993.

· 2nd Place, 57kg weight division, Junior Class, Greek Championships (Athens), 15-16/4/1995.

· 19th Place, 57kg weight division, Junior Class, World Championships (Iran), 2-4/7/1995.

· 5th Place, 62kg weight division, Senior Class, Greek Championships (Athens), 4-5/5/1996.

· 2nd Place, 58kg weight division, Senior Class, Greek Championships (Athens), 6-7/3/1999.

· 4th Place, 58kg weight division, Senior Class, Greek Championships (Athens), 4-5/3/2001.

· 2nd Place, 60kg weight division, Senior Class, Greek Championships (Athens), 16-17/2/2002.

This is an official statement of Odysseas Karipidis’s wrestling achievements.

Clinton Vermaak – Boxing / Kick Boxing Coach

Clinton Vermaak – Boxing – Level 1 Boxing Vic / Kick Boxing Coach

Clinton has been involved with full contact sport since the age of 7. At the age of 13, he started to box after falling in love with science. Clinton was chosen for the combined defense force Boxing team in 1990(light-heavyweight), and was also a frequent combative in shoot boxing, kickboxing, and full-contact karate, competing in South African All Styles Full Contact Karate Championships in 1992, he also achieved Transvaal Champion and became South African TSD Full Contact Karate Champion in 1992.

Clinton has coached many boxers over the years, from a first punch thrown to an Australian Title shot. As the founder of Brawl in 2008, following the heartstrings of his passion, boxing, he is also the creator of Brawl ADU System.

Sensei Mark Spencer

Sensei Mark Spencer – Aikido Instructor – 2nd Dan

Mark has previously trained in Tae Kwan Do, Hapkido, and Kickboxing.

Since beginning training with Sensei John Langley in 2008 Mark is planning to spend the rest of his training dedicated to Aikido.