Category Archives: Trainer

Adam Saunderson

Adam Saunderson

Adam Saunderson

Adam Saunderson

Adam Saunderson

Adam Saunderson has been training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) since 2001 and is a brown belt under Grayson West, Legion 13 in Perth , legion 13 is also known as Peter De Been, WA & ACT.

Adam has trained and competed in BJJ around the world, gaining his purple belt from Felipe Alves De Souza at BJJ School (London) and his blue belt from John Donahue at Extreme BJJ & Grappling (Melbourne).

Adam regularly seeks out the best black belts in the world to train with; making regular trips to Phuket, Perth and Melbourne to train BJJ and MMA to continue to develop as a martial artist, and to share the latest techniques and training methodologies with his students.

Adam as been teaching BJJ and MMA for 2 years now and the Legion 13 Team Canberra is fast becoming the strongest competition BJJ team in the ACT. The team has been successful at all local competitions in BJJ from AMAC in the ACT to Pan-Pacific Titles in Melbourne, with team members regularly competing in BJJ, combat grappling and MMA.

For more information visit capitalbjj.com.au

Andres Bernal

Andres Bernal

Andres Bernal

Andres Bernal

Andres Bernal

Former Socceroo Andy is a qualified Football, Boxing and Fitness Institute of Australia high performance coach. He has coached numerous Olympic and Commonwealth Games boxers, champion kickboxers and MMA fighters.

Andy has also worked personally with superstar footballer David Beckham along with Socceroos Tim Cahill, Alistair Edwards, Ned Zelic, Carl Valeri along with young Socceroos Tommy Rogic, Ryan Edwards, Cameron Edwards and Steven Lustica to name a few.

More information on his football business can be seen at www.universalroo.com.

He is currently in charge of Stockades MMA team and works with the Australian Boxing Academy as a consultant Strength and Conditioning coach.

Bianca Elmir

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Bianca Elmir

Bianca Elmir

Stockade Training Centre

Bianca is a former Australian and Oceania boxing champion. She also is a former Australian kickboxing champion and Adidas champion, Paris. She has trained in Ireland and Spain with some of the best boxers in the world.

Stephen Owens

Stephen Owens

Stephen Owens

Stephen Owens

Stephen Owens

Steve is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu who has moved his BJJ training to The Stockade Training Centre two years ago.

Since moving to Stockade he has placed and win in both his weight division and at the open weight classes in both local and state level competitions. His most recent achievements include MMA wins at Brace For War, MFC and is still an active competitor.You can get more info on Steve and Adam’s BJJ classes at capitalbjj.com.au

Garry Hamilton

Garry Hamilton

Garry Hamilton

Garry Hamilton

Garry Hamilton

Stockade Training Centre head boxing coach Garry Hamilton knows what it takes to produce champions. Gary brings decades of boxing experience to the gym. The former two-time British kickboxing titleholder has produced Australian and Oceania champions as well as Commonwealth and Olympic athletes.

Bobby Farquhar

Bobby Farquhar

Bobby Farquhar

Bobby Farquhar

Bobby Farquhar

Bobby Farquhar teaches Kempo Karate. He has received many awards both as a teacher and as an athlete through out the world. Bobby has taught Australian Defence Force Academy students and officers from the Navy, Airforce, Army and SAS.

Peter Blencowe

Peter Blencowe

Peter Blencowe

Peter Blencowe

Peter Blencowe

With countless years in the sport of pugilism, Peter has worked and fought for a variety of facilities including time spent with the PCYC Boxing programs and Underground Boxing.

Peter is also a fully qualified Boxing Australia Level 1 Coach, as well as a referee for both boxing and kickboxing.

Plamen Tchoukanov

Plamen Tchoukanov

Plamen Tchoukanov

Plamen Tchoukanov

Plamen Tchoukanov

Wrestling coach Plamen Tchoukanov is a world-class wrestler, having won two silver and a bronze medal at World Championship level. He has been wrestling and coaching at international level since 1991. Plamen is currently working with our Greco-Roman wrestlers and our MMA team specializing in submission wrestling.

Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor (Nickyboy) is one of our adult boxing coaches, a great padman and the training centres resident sports psychologist Years of boxing in the English military have given him a wealth of knowledge and experience that he now passes on to all who come his way . He holds the FA professional football licence along with a diploma in sports psychology . He has worked with many great athletes around the world and is a very important member of our elite boxing and MMA programs . His adult boxing classes are an experience not to be missed with a mixture of hard work, skills and tons of British humour !!!

Zamar Rojas

Zamar Rojas

Zamar Rojas

Zamar Rojas

Zamar Rojas

Zamar has been active in the world of fitness and martial arts since a young age. Karate in his native land of Peru and achieved black belt ranking before migrating to Australia in 1993. This interest has been extended into both Judo and Brazilian Jui Jitsu. His focus changed to strength training and in 2006, Zamar completed the first Kettlebell Instructor course to be held in Australia under Senior RKC Instructor Don Stevenson, And thus, his love affair with this ancient and most effective style of training started.

Zamar is a qualified strength and conditioning coach and he specialises in both kettlebell and strongman training.

Qualifications

  • WKC Sport Coach Certification – World Kettlebell Club (WKC)
  • WKC Strength and Conditioning Coach – World Kettlebell Club (WKC)
  • Kettlebell Instructor Certification – Octogen Elite Fitness Training
  • Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach – Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Club Weightlifting Sports Power Coach I Licence – Australian Weightlifting Federation
  • Certificate IV in Fitness – (Australian Institute of Fitness)
  • Certificate III in Fitness – (Australian Institute of Fitness)
  • Level 1 Kick & Punch Pad Trainer – (Blackbelt Pro P/L PunchFit)
  • Registered member of Fitness Australia
  • Founding member of Girevoy Sports Australia Association