Club Instructor


Rob has been active in martial arts for over 40 years, commencing his training in Judo, Karate and Ju-Jitsu. He gained his black belt in two different styles of karate and holds a 3rd degree black belt in Ju jitsu. In 1986 Rob competed in the World Ju jitsu championship in London placing 2nd in the middleweight division. Rob has also trained in many other arts including Boxing, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu jitsu to name a few. Rob’s passion for many years now has been mixed martial arts, which he has been teaching on the Sunshine Coast under the Shindo banner.


  Assistant Instructor


Mitch is a senior student and instructor who has been training under the Shindo system for more than 10 years. He has gained his black belt and is an assistant coach at the Shindo gym. Mitch is also employed as a fully qualified personal trainer, which compliments his MMA coaching skills. Mitch also competes in Mixed Martial Arts cage fights in which he has been very successful, and he is a former Fight World Cup Featherweight title holder.