Stewart is well respected amongst the martial art community and has been involved in Martial Arts training and development for over 25 years. He has trained significantly in Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Wing Chun Kung Fu, Boxing and Brazilian Jiujitsu. He is additionally graded in, Jeet Kune Do and Edged Weapon Defence (FFS). Stewart has taught martial arts and self defence to Law Enforcement, Military, Adults and Children from a diversity of backgrounds. Additionally, Stewart co-founded a successful martial arts program designed for children with learning and developmental difficulties. He has trained with some of the most accomplished martial art specialists within Australia and internationally. He has trained Muay Thai in Thailand, Taekwondo in Korea and Kung Fu in Hong Kong on many occasions. Stewart continues to train martial arts at a high level to achieve his personal goals and provide his students with the most authentic and up to date skills and techniques.
PROF RICHARD NORTON
Richard Norton’s career in the Martial Arts spans over 55 years. He has trained in many aspects of the Martial Arts including Judo, Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Kick Boxing and various Japanese weapon systems.
Richard holds a 5th degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under the Machado brothers, a 5th degree Shihan title in International Goju Ryu Karate under Hanshi Tino Ceberano, a 9th degree and Soke title in Zen Do Kai Karate, Level 6 ranking in Kickboxing under Sensei Benny, ‘The Jet’ Urquidez and a Master’s 8th Degree in Chun Kuk Do awarded to him by the legendary Chuck Norris.
Over the years, Richard has trained extensively with many Martial Arts legends, including the Machado Bros, Chuck Norris, Bob Jones, Tino Ceberano, Benny Urquidez, Tadashi Yamashita, Fumio Demura, Pete ‘Sugar Foot’ Cunningham and Bill ‘Superfoot’ Wallace.
With over 15 years experience in Martial Arts, Richard brings a wealth of knowledge in combat sports which includes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA. Richard started training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2002, earning a black belt from Anthony Perosh & Elvis Sinosic in 2015.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
Trained under UFC Fighters Elvis Sinosic & Anthony Perosh
Extensive experience coaching martial arts
Gold Medalist 2004 State | NSWBJJF
Silver Medalist 2008 Purple Belt Div | Events BJJ
MMA, BJJ and submission grappling
Martial Arts trainer for fitness, competition and self-defense
Individual and group training sessions
Improving physical performance from any level
Andy has been practising Martial arts for over 12 years. Andy has a work hard play hard ethic and is continually seeking ways to improve his self defence skills, fitness and acquire new techniques. Andy began his Martial Arts journey in Muay Thai, training in Thailand on occasions, before channeling his energy into the ‘Gentle Art’ of BJJ, gaining his Purple belt in 2016 from Professor Mario Sergio Yokoyama (Ryan Gracie) in 2016.
Andy’s approach to BJJ is traditional, incorporating Self Defence, Judo and Wrestling into his grappling portfolio. Andy tries to ensure technical skills are easily interpreted and can be applied individually, with a strong philosophy that: A BJJ Black Belt is a White belt that never gave up!
Andy continues to maintain his activity in Muay Thai and can often be spotted sweating it out at the SKM Muay Thai classes. Andyis a keen soccer player and uses running and interval training to supplement his martial arts activity. He is a proud father of 2 gorgeous children whom he hopes will take up Martial Arts one day in the future.
Emma is passionate about all things fitness and holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sport Studies. Emma has extensive experience teaching kids and youth in a variety of sports, including representative teams. She has additionally developed and implemented sport programs for schools and sporting teams. Emma has taught children from the age of 3 up to and including adults. She has also worked as a personal trainer and assisted many clients in achieving their personal fitness and competitive sporting goals.
Emma trains Muay Thai Kickboxing with SKM and has notable experience from other martial arts clubs. Emma is a proud mum of 3 amazing kids and desires to see all children participate in exercise in a fun, encouraging and safe environment. Emma is focused on teaching kids that keeping active is important not just for a healthy body but also for a healthy mind.
Kelsey dedicates her recreational time to long distance running, Muay Thai, Boxing and resistance training. She is a competitive half marathon runner and incorporates martial arts training in support of fitness and personal defence. Kelsey has trained Muay Thai in Thailand and is an accredited fitness trainer. Kelsey develops and leads the fitness, strength and conditioning programs for SKM practitioners. Her most significant accomplishment to date was the birth of her beautiful daughter. Since that time she has balanced the demands of motherhood whilst maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. Kelsey has a special interest in assisting mums reach their fitness goals.