PROFESSOR GEORGE ADAMS

Professor George Adams is the Chief Instructor of Budoshinkai Karate Australia which has been operating since 1990 and has been practicing martial arts for over 45 years. He holds senior rankings in Karate, Phillipino Martial Arts, Japanese Jiu Jitsu and certifications in Muay Thai.  He has literally trained thousands of students and produced over 50 black belts.  He has also earned a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Professor Norton who has been his coach and inspiration over the last 12 years. He currently operates and run a full timecentre in Roselands and another school at West Pennant Hills; both locations offer Team Norton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which George encourages many of his Karate and Muay Thai students to take up as well to add to their arsenal.

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PROFESSOR EVAN BZADOUGH

Professor Evan Bzadough has been training martial arts for over 30 years starting at the age of 14 and holds a  Black Belt in both Hapkido and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  He is fully dedicated to his full time martial arts centre in Liverpool (NSW).  His teaching approach is based on a simplified street based system in Hapkido and Jiu Jitsu where his experience comes from being employed by a government law enforcement body.  Evan’s system is to make it work for even the untrained person and be confident in a short space of time.  The focus at Absolute Fighting Arts is not on competition although they do have students who often compete.  Under the guidance of Professor Norton Evan really focuses on a very welcoming and safe training environment for the new and long term student.

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COACH ROLAND WINTER

Inducted in the Australasian Martial Arts Hall of Fame and World Union Martial Arts Hall of Fame 2015.

Coach Roland Winter commenced training in Tae Kwon Do in 1983 and later took up Zen Do Kai Freestyle where he holds Black Belt 5th Degree.  He also has been training in Japanese Swordsmanship since 2010 which he still trains in both arts.  He commenced training in Jiu Jitsu in 2011, under Professor George Adams, and won his first Gold Medal in the Australasian Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships in Melbourne.

Roland teaches and is extremely passionate in both Jiu Jitsu and Karate and teaches to his students on the north beaches of Sydney.

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COACH ROD EADIE

Coach Rod Eadie is the head instructor for Jiu Jitsu Dynamix Team Norton and currently holds brown belt in Jiu Jitsu and also holds black belts in Zen Do Kai and Shaolin Kenpo.   He began my martial arts journey in 1984 as a means of self-defence, which then blossomed into a positive lifestyle dedicated to competition and the development of artistic expression.  Rod’s style of instruction reflects an attitude that is battle tested on the streets through a career in law enforcement as well as being forged through competition, attaining numerous titles in MMA & BJJ.  He believes Jiu Jitsu is one of a few remaining martial arts that carries a true warrior code and one which expunges fakery.  “I am given wholly to the propagation of truth and moral development of martial arts and its practitioners, which is why I have also dedicated myself to an academic career researching philosophy in the arts”.

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COACH CLINT HARRIS

Coach Clint Harris (BJJ Brown belt) started his martial arts journey at a very young age with Taekwondo instructed by his father and uncle in their local club in Maryborough VIC. Always looking to further his skills as a martial artist he studied whatever he could get his hands on in the local area.  He then took up Freestyle Karate which introduced him to Muay Thai, Kali and some basic grappling.  It wasn’t until he moved to Melbourne that he got to further his journey.  It wasn’t until he met his coach and friend Professor Jeremy Ta’kody that he was introduced to MMA, Wrestling and BJJ.  From this friendship he was introduced to Professor Norton and has been affiliated with Team Norton ever since. Currently coaching from Bendigo MMA based at Fit Republic Clint teaches BJJ, MMA and Kickboxing.

COACH STEWART MCKIE

Coach Stewart McKie is the owner of SKM Martial Arts in Hornsby, NSW where he teaches Muay Thai and Team Norton Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has also trained significantly in Taekwondo (Black Belt 2nd Degree), Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu (Silver Sash) JKD Concepts and Boxing. Stewart served as a NSW Police Officer for ten years and worked as a Weapons & Defensive Tactics Instructor in addition to many other operational policing roles. Stewart continues to train martial arts at a high level to achieve his personal goals and provide his students with the most authentic, practical and current techniques available.

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