St Kilda Team
Lachlan is a first degree BJJ black belt. He is the 2017 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship Bronze Medallist, 2014 Australian Jiu-Jitsu Grand Prix Champion, multiple time Pan Pacific and Victorian Jiu Jitsu Champion. He has represented Australia twice at ADCC, the most prestigious submission grappling competition in the world, represented Australia three times at the World Pro Championships and competed at the Eddie Bravo Invitational where he submitted form ADCC Champion Rani Yahya.
In 2014 he completed a clean sweep of the black belt division at Australia's most prestigious competition, the Pan Pacific Championships, winning 4 gold medals. In 2016 Lachlan was ranked as the number 12 lightweight BJJ competitor in the world. He is also the 2016 Australian Freestyle Wrestling Champion.
He also works as a physiotherapist and in 2016 completed his PhD.
Craig Jones is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and IBJJF No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt World Champion. In 2017 he shocked the world at ADCC by submitting 5-time World Champion Leandro Lo, BJJ legend Murilo Santana and UFC legend Chael Sonnen. He is a two-time ADCC Worlds Qualifier, NAGA World Champion, 4-time Pan-Pacific Champion, 6-time Australian Champion and 9-time State Champion.
Outside of Jiu Jitsu Craig has also completed his Bachelors in Behavioural Science (Psychology).
Livia Gluchowska is a BJJ black belt, 3-time BJJ World Champion, 2-time Asian Champion, 11-time Pan-Pacific Champion, 3-time Australian Champion, Abu Dhabi Pro Trials Winner and 2017 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship Silver Medallist. She was the first Australian to win at Copa Podio, a renown showcase event in Brazil, and she has represented Australia twice at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championships. At the end of 2014, she was ranked at #2 in the world in no gi BJJ and #4 in gi (purple belt, light feather) and #1 in Australia in both gi and no gi (purple belt, open weight).
She is also a physiotherapist and has worked for the Australian Institute of Sport. Before taking up BJJ she was the 2003/04 Track Series Australian Cycling Champion and has represented Poland and Australia in rhythmic gymnastics.
Joe Boobyer is an internationally experienced coach, personal trainer and a professional fighter with a record of 37 wins from 54 fights.
He has spent the past 12 years training in Muay Thai, K-1, Boxing and MMA, with professional experience in all four disciplines. He has won the World Muaythai Federation Pro Heavyweight World Title, challenged for the World Muaythai Council Cruiserweight World Title once and World Kickboxing Network International Superheavyweight title twice, and has won two 4 man K-1 middleweight tournaments in China.
He spent over 5 years living in gyms and training throughout Thailand where he won multiple time stadium titles. Has been ranked at 20 worldwide by the World Boxing Council at super-cruiserweight.
Jordan "Showtime" Lucas is a professional MMA fighter with a record of 8 wins and 2 losses. He is the former Brace Bantamweight Champion, forfeiting the belt when he signed to fight in ONE FC, the largest MMA promotion in Asia.
He holds a purple belt in BJJ and also holds a Muay Thai/K-1 record of 2 wins and 0 losses winning the IKBF Victorian State Title. Before turning professional he put together a combined amateur record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 1 draw in MMA and Muay Thai and he represented Australia in the World Combat Sambo Championships in 2013.
Connor Evans has over 15 years of freestyle wrestling experience and during his time on the mats he has been a member of the Scottish, British and Australian national teams.
He has won the Australian Freestyle Wrestling Championships, South East Asian Freestyle Wrestling Championships and Oceania Freestyle Wrestling Championships.
Jarrod Boyle is the former IKBF Victorian Super Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion and has over 15-years' experience as a personal trainer.
After capturing his kickboxing title he was invited to join Golden Glory, the strongest fight team in the world, training with the likes of Alistair Overeem, Gokhan Saki, Errol Zimmerman, Stefan Leko, Chalid ‘Die Faust’ Arrab and Semmy Schilt under Ramon Dekkers and Cor Hemmers.
Since retiring from active competition he has written about combat sports for International Kickboxer Magazine, Blitz, Fight! and FightLive Magazine. He has also written for many other publications, including The Age Newspaper and is a regular contributor to ABC FM Radio National program, Life Matters.
Liam McNeill is the former #3 ranked 55kg Muay Thai fighter in Australia with an outstanding professional record of 16 wins and 5 losses.
He has fought 12 bouts in Thailand, including two at the famed Lumpinee Stadium (both won by KO) and one of the most important Muay Thai events of the year, the Queen's Birthday (also winning via KO).
Liam also holds a Cert III and IV in Fitness.
Michael Hourigan is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt with 12-years experience. He is an active competitor who has won national titles at all belt levels and competed internationally. Michael takes a keen interest in the technical aspects of Jiu-Jitsu and endeavours to continually improve his understanding of the art.
Mikael Yahaya is a locally and internationally competitive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt. He is a No-Gi World Championship Bronze Medallist, two-time Pan-Pacific Gold Medallist, two-time Pan-Pacific Silver Medallist, two-time Melbourne Open Gold Medallist, World Pro Trial Silver Medallist and a Grappling Industries Sydney Absolute Open-Weight Bronze Medallist (among other small tournaments as well). He is also an ADCC Japan Qualifier Veteran, an Abu Dhabi World Pro Veteran and a 2x IBJJF Worlds competitor.
Mikael is not only enthusiastic and dedicated to Jiu-Jitsu but he also holds a Bachelor of Business (Management).
Lachlan Warne is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt and highly decorated as a competitor. He is a two-time Pan Pacific Champion, three-time Australian Champion, 5-time State Champion, Five Grappling Champion and NAGA Champion.