Alex Russell

Head BJJ Instructor

Alex is a passionate grappler who started his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey in 2010, training without breaks since the day he started, Alex recognized the many benefits of training in martial arts and is committed to being a life long practitioner.

Alex has become an accomplished grappler under the tutelage of Lachlan Giles of Absolute MMA, where he achieved his Black Belt in 2019.

With over 13 years of training, Alex has combined his love of BJJ with both wrestling and Judo to help advance his skills to become a well rounded grappler.

Dzhabar Askerov

Dzhabar Askerov

Head Muay Thai Instructor

Dzhabar Askerov is an 8-time World Champion and a master in his field. Hailing from Dagestan, Russia, Askerov was determined to make his martial arts dream a reality and is a testament to how hard work, dedication and discipline will determine your success.

Askerov became a world sensation when he took part in the popular 2008 reality TV show ‘The Contender: Asia’. With unparalleled experience and technical ability, he has fought the best in the world, including Buakaw Banchamek and John Wayne Parr.

With more than 100 professional bouts and 8 World Championships, Askerov is ready to train you to reach your best. Whether it is for fitness, fun or professional fighting, Askerov will cover all bases to ensure you get the best training you possibly can. Do not miss this exciting opportunity to train with one of Australia’s finest Muay Thai Kickboxing practitioners.


Chris Ting

Assistant BJJ Instructor

Chris originally started his martial arts journey at a young age. Achieving his black sash in Wing Chun Kung Fu, he later began his journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and achieved his purple belt under Lee Ting and David Marinakis in December 2020.

Chris has a strong passion for health, fitness and the martial arts and Chris finds Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu encompasses it all:

“Like many other individuals, you soon realise very quickly what a positive impact Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can have on your life both physically and mentally. Not only will you learn a great martial art, but you’ll also meet amazing people, make terrific friends, and develop yourself personally. Whether it be raising your self-esteem or humbling you, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can offer so many benefits beyond just the physical.”