Shelly de Visser

Hi, I’m Shelly. After losing 65 kilos, I needed something to help me tone up, get fit and set a good example for my kids. I signed up for my first MMA and BJJ lesson in 2017 and did not look back, and I then started competing in BJJ. I received my Blue Belt in … Continued

Stuart Drever

Stuart started training BJJ over 6 years ago after initially enrolling his two boys into BJJ classes. He is currently a Brown Belt under Academy Head Instructor, and BJJ Black Belt, Phil Cassidy. Although having tried a handful of different martial arts over the years, BJJ is the art that has challenged him the most, … Continued

Chloe (Coco) Bird

BJJ Green White Belt BJJ to me was a way of being able to defend myself, I began training in 2014 and instantly fell in love. Jiu Jitsu for me quickly changed from a hobby into a part of my everyday life. I love spending my mornings and afternoons not only teaching the kids but … Continued

Tuava Uri-Ke

BJJ brown belt – Head coach of Infinity Pine Rivers Tuava Uri-Ke has over 12 years martial arts experience. With five years Muay Thai experience under Grant Sellin of First Strike Muay Thai and 7 years Brazilian Jiu-jitsu experience under Neil Owen and Kieran Cronin of Infinity Martial Arts. Tuava began teaching at Infinity North … Continued

Jason Lapham

BJJ Brown Belt I started training martial arts with Tae Kwon Do until a friend convinced me to come and trial some BJJ classes with him and I was hooked. I Joined Infinity at the opening of the Caboolture Academy in 2013. My coaching journey began when I started assisting with my daughter Emily’s class … Continued

Lachie Bird

BJJ Blue Belt I have been a member of Infinity Martial Arts studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2013. I started learning Jiu Jitsu after it was suggested it would help me with rugby league tackling. I continued to train in both sports and soon became more focused on my Jiu Jitsu training. In 2014 I … Continued

Linzi Jack

BJJ Purple Belt My journey started at Infinity Martial Arts Springfield after many months of Robbie insisting I join him on the mats for ‘quality time’ together. When the deal was made that if he came home with a Gi I would give it a go, in true Robbie style he returned home that evening … Continued

Joshua Cooksley

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt I started training BJJ roughly 6 years ago.  Having just finished school, I finally fulfilled a boyhood dream to learn a martial arts, and it was complete chance that brought me through the doors of Infinity.  Having nothing but time, I trained usually twice a day, every day and quickly developed in my … Continued

Matt Fordham

BJJ Purple Belt – Assistant Instructor Matt started his Jiu Jitsu journey in 2013, training at the old Maroochydore academy under Alex Breckell which was later taken over by Black Belt Paul Chapman, Matt then moved with Paul and the Maroochydoore club to the new and larger location in Kawana Waters where it merged with … Continued

Jake Trindall

BJJ Brown Belt – Assistant Instructor Beginning martial arts training at age 10, Jake quickly became very passionate about martial arts training in whatever he could get his hands on. Prior to training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) he has previously trained Boxing, Muay Thai, Judo, Japanese Ju-Jitsu and Karate. While passionate about martial arts as a … Continued

Shane Moore

Shane grew up on farms travelling around Australia and never really had the opportunity to practice any sports – unless you count chasing sheep or driving tractors! Shane always had a fascination with Jackie Chan and when he settled in Geelong, he was able to try various styles of martial arts, including Krav Maga and … Continued

Ky Jeffers

Ky was an active sportsman participating in touch football, competition waterskiing, mountain biking both downhill and cross country, before taking up BJJ at the late age of 38. -2009 started training BJJ -2010 promoted to Blue belt -2010 Gold at IBJJF Pan-Pacific Championships -2011 Silver and Bronze at IBJJF at Pan-Pacific Championships -2012 Promoted to Purple … Continued

Daniel Castles

Daniel has been training in different sports since he was young, but always excelled in martial arts. Once he graduated, he moved to the sunshine coast and began training in MMA and Muay Thai. After a number of fights in both he took time to pursue other sports, mainly wakeboarding. However, it wasn’t long before … Continued

Tahleigh Cassidy

Tahleigh has been active in sports from a young age usually following what dad was doing at the time, one day it was hockey, the next soccer and then it was obviously going to be martial arts. At the age of 6 Tahleigh began Go Kan Ryu karate where she competed at a state level … Continued

Jay Jay Te Huia

Hi, I’m JayJay. In 2011 I experienced my first class of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu where I was challenged by someone half my size and much more skilled than me. I was very curious as to why I got beaten and that is what gave me an instant interest in learning BJJ and MMA. Week to … Continued

Robbie Paraha

BJJ Black Belt I started kick boxing in New Zealand 7 years ago and when I came back to Australia I joined Infinity Martial Arts in Springfield. I begun MMA but quickly found a passion for Jiu Jitsu after competing in a few local competitions. My life drastically changed losing a massive amount of weight … Continued

Neil Owen

3rd degree BJJ black belt Neil began training BJJ in the mid to late 90’s under Chen Moraes and the Anaconda team. Due to the fact he lived in the North of England and most of the BJJ clubs at that time where located in London he would travel to London whenever possible usually at weekends … Continued

Paul Chapman

BJJ Black Belt – 1st Degree – Head Instructor Paul began his martial arts journey in England in 1995 training in Kung Fu, traditional Ju Jitsu and personal self-protection. Not long after this Paul began trying many other martial arts and finally decided that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was right for him. Training Highlights It was here … Continued

Patrick Cronin

BJJ Black Belt Patrick began training BJJ in 2011 after a long career in Soccer. Patrick first trained with his older brother in their garage at home and soon after found an academy in the Gold Coast to train at. In 2013 Patrick began training with Infinity and assisting classes at our North Lakes Academy. … Continued