Our Styles

At the Martial Arts Centre we teach 6 different styles. They include a Shotokan Karate, Goju Ryu Karate, Japanese Jujitsu, Matayoshi Kobudo, BJJ and Tai Chi

shotokan karate

Shotokan Karate

Our Shotokan Karate involves the usual Shotokan Kata but takes this one step further with heavy emphasis on 'bunkai' or the application of the moves within the kata.

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goju ryu karate or shorei kan karate

Goju Ryu Karate

The Goju Ryu style taught at the Martial Arts Education Centre is Shorei Kan Karate from Teguchi Sensei and is a traditional Goju Ryu style of Karate.

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matayoshi kobudo

Matayoshi Kobudo

Matayoshi Kobudo originates in Okinawa and is a traditional form of Kobudo that has been handed down for generations. It incorporates many weapons including the Bo, Sai and Tonfa.

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japanese jujitsu

Japanese Jujitsu

Japanese Jujitsu is one of the original art forms from hundreds of years ago. It incorporates locks, throws, escapes, chokes. It is a complete form of self defence.

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bjj or brazilian jiu jitsu

BJJ

BJJ, or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, is a sport involving ground wrestling and some take downs. It can be very useful for self defence if taken to the ground and is for both men and women.

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tai chi

Tai Chi

Tai Chi can be described as 'meditation in motion'. The style taught here is the Chen Style. Morning classes are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Our Instructors

All our instructors are fully qualified black belts, they all have a 'Working With Children' clearance, a Senior First Aid Certificate as well as undergoing instruction on how to teach the Martial Arts. They all continually update their skills through training, practice and attending seminars.

Below you will find a brief bio on each of or instructors and what styles they teach

Meet Our Instructors

Chief Instructor Dr Nigel Farrier founded the Martial Arts Education Centre and has been teaching the Martial Arts for over 25 years. He has many well established and excellent instructors.

chief instructor karate, jujitsu & kobudo

Dr Nigel Farrier

Chief Instructor

Nigel holds a 6th degree black belt in Karate, 5th degree in Jujitsu and 3rd degree in Kobudo and is the Chief Instructor and founder

instructor jujitsu

Steve Newson

Instructor Jujitsu

Steve is a 5th degree black belt in Jujitsu and has been teaching on and off for 30 years

instructor karate & kobudo

Karen Williams

Instructor Karate and Kobudo

Karen holds a 3rd degree black belt in Karate and a 2nd degree black belt in Matayoshi Kobudo

instructor karate

Harry Bergeest

Instructor Shorei Kan Karate

Harry was recently promoted to 7th Dan by Shorei Kan Karate whilst he was training in Japan

instructor jujitsu

Jimeoin Hegney

Instructor Jujitsu

Jimeoin holds a first degree black belt in Jujitsu

instructor jujitsu

Jordan Podmore

Instructor Jujitsu

Jordan holds a 2nd degree black belt in Jujitsu

instructor jujitsu

Rene Dekker

Instructor Jujitsu

Rene holds a first degree black belt in Jujitsu

instructor karate

Taylor Ford

Instructor Karate

Taylor is a 2nd degree black belt in Karate

instructor kobudo

Lewis Joske

Instructor Kobudo

Lewis holds a second degree black belt in Matayoshi Kobudo

instructor jujitsu, karate & matayoshi kobudo

Ashley Johnson

Instructor Jujitsu, Karate & Matayoshi Kobudo

Ashley holds a 3rd degree black belt in Jujitsu as well as Karate and a 2nd degree black belt in Matayoshi Kobudo

instructor tai chi

Peter Balde

Instructor Tai Chi

Peter is a qualified instructor in Chen Style Tai Chi

instructor bjj

Cade Brown

Instructor BJJ

Cade is a fully qualified 2nd degree black belt in BJJ under the Killer Bees

Portfolio

Here are some photographs taken during our classes so you can look and see what it is that we do for each style.

shotokan karate

Shotokan Karate

Our Shotokan Karate

tai chi

Tai Chi

Chen Style Tai Chi

jujitsu

Japanese Jujitsu

Japanese Jujitsu

shorei kan karate

Shorei Kan Karate

A Goju Ryu style of Karate

shotokan karate

Our Shotokan Karate

Action from one of our classes

matayoshi kobudo

Matayoshi Kobudo

Our Matayoshi Kobudo class

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japanese jujitsu

Jujitsu

Japanese Jujitsu

bjj

BJJ

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

matayoshi kobudo

Matayoshi Kobudo

Our Matayoshi Kobudo class

bjj

BJJ

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Tai Chi

Chen Style Tai Chi

shorei kan karate

Shorei Kan Karate

A Goju Ryu style of Karate

Costs

We do not hide behind fancy wording and 'call us for information' and never tell you what our fees are until you have been duped! No, we are up front about them - you can see here how we charge.

Contact Us

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The Martial Arts Education Centre

Unit 2/4 Hampton Street
Greenfields
Mandurah, West Australia


Chief Instructor : Dr Nigel Farrier 0437 011 053
Tai Chi : Peter Balde 0428 148 108
BJJ : Cade Brown 0428 898 946