Chris gained Black Belt under Peter DeBeen and has trained in Jiu Jitsu since 2002.
Competed in numerous Pan Pacs and Victorian Championships in Australia
He has competed in World Championships in Rio in 2004 and 2005.
Chris has also trained at the world famous Gracie Barra Academy in 2004 (two months)
Trained at both Rocinha Jiujitsu and Tata Fight Team in 2005 and 2008 (Largest Favela/ slum in Brazil, Tata fight team now has a number of representatives in UFC)- Two months each trip.
Taught on secondment at Rocinha Jiujitsu 2017 (Five week trip).
Chris founded and continues to run Clifton Hill Jiu Jitsu (since late 2006)
Taught at a number of other clubs over the years- DeBeen StKilda, Melbourne Fight Club, and Northern MMA. Travelled extensively through country Victoria, (and at times interstate) teaching free, low key seminars
Chris is the inventor of the ‘Umpaa Lumpaa’ one of greatest moves of last resort.
Social Work Trained- twenty years professional experience

Posted by on October 20, 2017