Beyond Grappling Club is owned and operated by Olympian and Coach Matt D’Aquino. Matt has been studying Judo for over 23 years and Brazilian Jiujitsu for over 8 years. As a competitor, Matt is one of Australia’s most successful Judo athletes, representing Australia at the 2008 Olympic games and having won multiple Australian and Oceania titles, as well as being the only male to ever win the Pacific rim championships. Matt is a passionate and experienced teacher, and has been coaching kids and adults Judo for 15 years. He also possesses a degree in Education, and alongside his coaching has been a primary school teacher, has authored numerous Judo and grappling books, and operates a successful online Judo database, the ‘University of Judo’.
We pride ourselves on respecting each other, and having fun while learning the art of Judo and Brazilian Jiujitsu. We don’t tolerate rough play or bullies and we are proud to say that we are 100% meathead free.
Learning the arts of Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a lifelong journey. We tailor each and every session to push you a tiny bit out of your comfort zone so that you are always growing and learning on and off the mat.
Grappling has helped us so much in our lives and we know it is going to help you and your children as well.