Instructors

All of Kombatan Australia Instructors have travelled internationally and trained directly under the Presas Family Kombatan umbrella of Great Grandmaster Ernesto A Presas Snr – Original Founder & President of Kombatan, and GM Ernesto (Jan Jan) G Presas Jnr –  current Kombatan IPMAF Chief Instructor & President.

Most of our Instructors have / or are in the process of gaining nationally recognised qualifications in either Cert 3 SRS30306 or Cert 4 SRS40203 in Sport (Coaching) Sport Specialisation: Martial Arts & Weaponry and where appropriate have been issued Working with Children Check cards.

Listed are their latest grading achievements:

Grandmaster Andy Elliott – 8th Dan

Chief Instructor Australia & New Zealand

Secretary General Australia

Graded by GGM Presas – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 2/5/2009

(See bio data below)


Master Giovanni Zagari – 5th Dan

Co Chief Instructor Victoria

Graded by GGM Presas – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 2/5/2009


Guro Mark Day – 4th Dan

Co Chief Instructor Victoria

Graded by GGM Presas – Gothenburg, Sweden world IPMAF camp 2/5/2008


Dayang Kim Golds – 3rd Dan

Graded by GGM Presas – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 2/5/2009


Guro Patrick Kok – 3rd Dan

Graded by GGM Presas – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 5/5/2007


Guro Nick Evans – 3rd Dan

Graded by GM Presas Jnr – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 20/4/2013


Guro Chris Brown – 2nd Dan

Graded by GGM Presas – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 2/5/2009


Guro Siang Teoh – 1st Dan

Graded by GM Elliott – Melbourne, Australia 8/12/2007


Lakan Angie Brown – Level 10 Black Belt

Graded by GGM Presas – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 2/5/2009


Lakan Sabina Riego – Level 10 Black Belt

Graded by GM Presas Jnr – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 7/5/2011


Lakan Shane Morrison – Level 10 Black Belt

Graded by GM Presas Jr – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 7/5/2011


Lakan Nadene Paul Level 10 Black Belt

Graded by GM Presas Jnr – Hinigaran, Negros Philippines world IPMAF camp 20/4/2013


Lakan Fred Accary Level 10 Black Belt

Graded by GM A Elliott – Melbourne, Australia 14/12/2013


ANDY ELLIOTT – MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

(Bio Data)

Main Qualifications & Achievements

  •  8TH DAN BLACK BELT – GRANDMASTER

Filipino Kombatan Arnis- Presas Style

All Dan Gradings directly by Great Grandmaster Ernesto A Presas in the Philippines, Australia & Sweden

  • CombatSpecial2014CHIEF INSTRUCTOR AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Filipino Kombatan Arnis

  • SECRETARY GENERAL AUSTRALIA

Filipino Kombatan Arnis

  • HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

IPMAF Philippines Worldwide Organisation 2007

  • AMOK! EDGED WEAPONS AUTHORISED INSTRUCTOR
  • ADVANCED CONFLICT TRAINING (ACT) Australian Representative
  • DIRECTOR / CHIEF INSTRUCTOR
    • Combat Martial Arts & Fitness P/L
    • Kombatan Australia P/L
    • Melbourne Suburbs Self Defence
  • 2ND DAN CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR
    • Kyusho-Jitsu (Pressure Points)
  • CERTIFIED LEVEL 3 INSTRUCTOR
    • Humane Pressure Point Tactics (HPPT)
  • 1ST DAN BLACK – Kali: Arnis de Mano
  • INSTRUCTOR – Modern Arnis
  • BLACK BELT – Shukokai Karate
  • Trained & Graded in Yawara Military Ju-Jitsu, Wing Chun Kung Fu and Kali Sikaran
  • Experienced Bouncer / Doorman
  • NATIONALLY ACCREDITED INSTRUCTOR
  • INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTOR & ADVISOR
  • DIPLOMA OF SPORTS (Sports Coaching) Specialisation – Martial Arts
  • DIPLOMA OF SPORTS (Sports Developement)
  • CERT 4 Workplace Trainer & Assessor
  • Austudy Approved
  • First Aid Level 2
  • Working With Children Check Card