Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Hunter Valley Martial Arts Centre Warners Bay is an official Will-Machado training centre. Head Coach Kelie Fisher is a brown belt and runs the program along with Principal Brian Hayes, also a brown belt in BJJ. Our technical advisor is Anthony Lange, and he visits several times per year to teach seminars, and assist with gradings.

The club has already competed successfully in tournaments since 2011, with student numbers growing quickly. Our students have had great results both nationally, and internationally, in such tournaments as The Gathering. Our kids program, Matrats, which is for 6 to 14 years, have also had great results competing in local tournaments in NSW and also in QLD as well.

The Warners Bay dojo also holds a Women and Girls only BJJ Program, conducted by Kelie Fisher, and has a strong association with the Girls in Gi movement.

For children interested in the gentle but effective art of BJJ, the HVMAC centres also conduct children’s BJJ programs. They compliment the traditional karate programs offered, by teaching children resilience, effective self defence, and non violent ways to control and subdue aggressive attacks without striking back. We have Adults BJJ, Womens BJJ and Matrats at our Warners Bay┬álocation.

10 week BJJ Fundamentals – Male or Female
Age 14 years and up
Time: Thursday @ 6:45pm
$250 for 10 lessons

Women’s and Girls BJJ
Ages 10 and up
Time: Tuesday @ 7:30pm
$250 for 10 lessons

Kids BJJ – Matrats
Ages 6 to 14yrs
Time: Wednesday @ 4:30pm

Kelie Fisher
Head Coach

Sensei Kelie started karate in 2011 and attained her black belt in 2014. 

Sensei Kelie is also a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (2019) and a black belt in Hunter Fight Fit (2014). 

2017 Sydney champion in Australian Girls in Gi as a purple belt.

2nd place in National Machado Championships.

Bronze medalist in 2018 IFBJJ World Masters, top 50 IFBJJ rankings.

Sensei Kelie is our Head Coach for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Hunter Valley Martial Arts Centre, she runs the Mat Rats kids BJJ program, and designed the Womens Only BJJ program and the Womens Empowerment program. 

Brian Hayes

Kyoshi Brian Hayes is the Principle of Hunter Valley Martial Arts Centre and is a brown belt in Will Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 

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