Head Judo Coach
Seb has over 15 years of experience in Judo, competing in UK, Europe, Japan & Australia. He was awarded his black belt in 2015 and also has a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Seb has Postgraduate qualifications in Teaching, High Performance Sport, and a Bachelors in Exercise & Sports Science with martial arts research experience, accompanied with a Level 2 State Coaches accreditation. Seb brings high-level modern day Judo expertise to the mat.
Australian Veterans National Champion (2021, 2022)
Australian Kodokan Goshin Jitsu Champion (2021) & Silver Medalist (2022)
Kodokan Goshin Jitsu World Championships representative (2022)
Australian National Kyu Grade Champion (2015) & Silver Medalist (2014)
2 x Queensland State Champion
2 x Australian University Games medalist
Senior Judo Coach
Since commencing Judo in the UK in 1967, Kevin successfully competed his Shodan at the Budokwai in London aged 17 and he achieved 6th Dan in 2019.
He has trained and competed in Europe, USA, Australia and Japan and is a multiple medalist in National, Pan Pacific, European, British Open, Australian Masters Games, Commonwealth and other International Championships. Kevin was a member of the GBR National Squad in the 1970’s and a five time member of the GBR Masters Squad. In 2003 he achieved 7th place in the World Masters Championships.
In 2017, Kevin was appointed as OJU Veterans Director and an IJF Veterans Commissioner. He has been a Director of Judo Queensland since 2014 and a Qld Grades Commission member since 2013.
Co-Head Judo Coach
John is a Jiu-Jitsu & Judo Black Belt. John is a qualified Judo instructor with the Judo Federation of Australia and travels frequently to support the Elite UQ Judo Club athletes at all levels of competition, state, national and international. John is also a student at the University of Queensland studying Exercise Physiology.
Australian National Judo Champion 2021
Australian National Judo Champion 2019
Australian University Games Judo Gold Medal 2018
Auckland International Judo Open 2018 Medalist
State Judo Champion 2016 & 2017
Pan Pacific Jiu-Jitsu Champion 2014, 2018 & 2019
Australian National Jiu-Jitsu Champion 2015
Club Judo & BJJ Coach
Charisma is a Judo Black Belt, Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt, a qualified Judo instructor with the Judo Federation of Australia and a member of the Australian Judo Team. Charisma is also a student at the University of Queensland studying Business.
Australian National Judo Champion 2022, 2019 & 2018
Oceania Judo Champion 2018 & 2017
Pan Pacific Jiu-Jitsu Champion 2018, 2017,2015,2014
Australian National Jiu-Jitsu Champion 2017,2016,2015,2014