Muay Thai Kickboxing Grading December 2016

Another great night in Sydney of reaching milestones and celebrating at the SPMA Concord Thai Kickboxing grading on Thursday 8th December. A new Black T-Shirt was awarded, 2 new Purple T-Shirts, a Blue T-Shirt and a number of Red, Orange and Yellow T-shirts were awarded.

Congratulations to new Purple T-shirts Dean Young and Cameron Lockey. After a warm up, demonstrating great technique and padwork they got through 10 rounds of sparring including shark tank!

Congratulations to Nathan Maitre who graded to Blue T-shirt after demonstrating great technique, padwork and 8 rounds of sparring.

Congratulations to the other 40 students who graded to Yellow, Orange and Red T-Shirt.

The night ended with Sari Redzeposki being awarded her Black T-Shirt in Thai Kickboxing. After 14 years of training, competing and coaching she is now the first female at SPMA to receive her Black T-Shirt.

Everyone demonstrated great technique. A very big thank you goes to my great staff and great coaches Sari Redzeposki, Adam Assuncao, Philip Kim and Nobby Kuandyk for helping everyone achieve their goals.

See you on the mat (but I will see you at our Christmas Party first!).

Anthony Perosh


BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) Grading December 2016

What a night in Sydney on  7th December at the BJJ (Brazilian Jiu jItsu) grading at SPMA Concord. A night to remember! The end of year grading is an event to celebrate many milestones with your fellow students, team mates and friends. There were a lot of highlights!

I awarded Tony Pycroft and Sari Redzeposki their BJJ Black Belt. Both are very well deserving and inspirational students. They followed different paths to achieve Black Belt. Tony started BJJ in 2009, has won many competitions at all belt levels including Australian and Pan Pacific titles and is a great coach. And what many people don’t know is that he lives 100km from SPMA Concord! Sari started BJJ in 2002, has also won many competitions at all belt levels including Australian and Pan Pacific titles and is a great coach. Sari is the first female from SPMA to receive her BJJ Black Belt. They are both great students, competitors and coaches and have a passion for BJJ. I am proud of both of them.

Congratulations to all the new coloured belts! Andrew Mills, Jeff Micallef, David Greenup and Michael DeMarco were awarded their BJJ Purple Belt. Nathan Maitre, Ante Jaksic, Joseph Frangos Young and Michael Ali were awarded their BJJ Blue Belt.

Congratulations to all the other 50 students who graded for their stripes from White Belt 1st stripe to Purple Belt 2nd stripe.

The grading started with new black belt promotions and ended with Black Belt degrees being presented. Dean Vella and Victor Fox were awarded their 2nd Degree BJJ Black Belt and Steve Micallef was awarded his 1st Degree BJJ Black Belt.

The technique demonstrated on the night from all the students who graded was flawless (Aim for perfection!).

Special congrats goes to Adam Assuncao who demonstrated 50 Blue Belt techniques, 60 Purple Belt techniques, 50 Brown Belt techniques and 40 Black Belt techniques (200 in total) on the night to be awarded his stripe on his Brown Belt. And he did it flawlessly and by memory!

We had 10 black belts in attendance and 42 students who were Blue Belt and above turn up to grade and support. And let’s not forget the 50 white belts in attendance. It was a great attendance for our end of year grading.

A very big thank you goes to my great staff and great coaches Sari Redzeposki, Adam Assuncao, Philip Kim and Nobby Kuandyk. They are passionate about teaching like I am and want everyone to do their best.

Thank you to everyone who attended to make the night extra special.

See you on the mat (but I will see you first at our Christmas party!).

Anthony Perosh


BJJ affiliate gradings around the country

In the past 6 months I have taught BJJ and MMA gradings and seminars in Sydney (Minchinbury, Macquarie Park, Kemps Creek), Griffith, Dubbo, Nowra, Brisbane, Mackay and Rockhampton. Well dont to all the students who graded. And a big congratulations to all the instructors of the affiliate schools for being great coaches!



Gradings at SPMA Concord September 2016

SPMA Concord (Sydney) held BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu), Muay Thai Kickboxing and Kids BJJ gradings. Congratulations to the 170 students that graded. Extra special congratulations to new BJJ Brown Belts Ersoy Kumsuz and Philip Kim, new Purple Belt Ethan Zahra and new BJJ Blue Belts Malcolm O’Neill and Paul Calvisi, new Thai Kickboxing Blue T-shirts Nobby Kuandyk and Christopher Alali and new Kids BJJ Green belt 1st stripe Jake Herrera.


I received my 4th degree BJJ Black Belt

I received my 4th degree BJJ Black Belt from my coach Carlos Machado. Carlos presented it to me at the end of his BJJ seminar which he ran at my martial arts school on 17th April. It is a great honour to receive this rank and to also receive it from Carlos Machado. It was even more special receiving it in front of 50 of my students.

I love BJJ and I am even more passionate about it now than when I first started back in 1996. I recently retired from MMA fighting. My goal now is to get better every day and pass on what I know to all of my students and make them achieve their goals!

See you on the mat.

Anthony Perosh




Affiliate gradings December 2015

A busy but great month. I attended and ran 9 BJJ gradings and seminars at 9 SPMA affiliate schools in 5 cities and 2 states. Big congrats to all the school owners and head instructors for their coaching as all their students smashed it. And big congrats to all the students who trained hard and graded. Here is a list of schools who graded: Mackay MMA, Advance Martial Arts, Dubbo BJJ, IMC Kemps Creek, Macquarie University, Kemp's Thai Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts, RMA & Total Fitness, Elite Martial arts Australia and Rhino MMA Rockhampton.



SPMA gradings December 2015

Congratulations to the 150 students at Concord and Moorebank who graded in Kids BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai Kickboxing. At Concord new BJJ black belts were awarded to Richard Arpad, Luke Martin and Daniel Keating and 2nd Degree Black Belt to Ben Power. At Moorebank Michael Acolentaba was awarded his BJJ Brown Belt and in Muay Thai Byron Cowell and Luke Standing were awarded their Black T-Shirts. Check out all news and photos on SPMA Concord and SPMA Moorebank Facebook fan pages.



I awarded my 12th BJJ Black Belt

I presented Shaher Khan with his BJJ Black Belt on 7th August. He is the 12th student at SPMA to achieve this rank. Shaher started his training in 2007. Since then he has won many Australian and Pan Pacific BJJ titles from white to brown belt and has qualified fore the World Pro Gi Championships twice beating black belts.  He has yet to medal at the World Championships but it is only a matter of time. Thanks to everyone who attended the presentation.



Affiliate schools BJJ gradings June 2015

And a big congratulations to all of my affiliate schools in Griffith, Mackay, Brisbane, Macquarie Uni, Michnchinbury and Kemps Creek who graded in BJJ in June and July. I started off in Griffith at RMA and then off to Mackay MMA, Advance Martial Arts in Brisbane, Macquarie Uni in Ryde, Elite Martial Arts in Minchinbury and IMC at Kemps Creek. Students from Rhino MMA in Yeppoon and Rockhamptom travelled to Mackay to grade. Check out the photos below.


SPMA BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Kids BJJ gradings in June

Congratulations to all my students at SPMA Concord and Moorebank who graded in BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Kids BJJ. Stand outs included Matthew Hunt and Dan Stoll receiving their Brown Belt in BJJ, Andrew Mills and Joey Belfiore receiving their Purple T-Shirts in Thai Kickboxing and Maria Topic receiving her Green Belt in Kids BJJ. Check out the SPMA Concord and SPMA Moorebank Facebook fan pages for all the photos.