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Cort Hale to fight on Nitro 9

Exciting Five Rings Dojo Welterweight Fighter Cort Hale (3-1) will be appearing again on the next Nitro event on the 13th of July at the Logan Entertainment Centre.

Cort Hale

Cort has won all his fights by TKO or submission, and leaves nothing in the cage. This man has real speed and power in his hands and loves to bang, Recently he’s taken time off fighting to concentrate on work and uni, but he’s ready now to light the cage up again.

Are you a Personal Trainer on the Gold Coast?


Are you sick of paying $250 plus per week to a mega gym?

Do you have a client base that will follow you where ever you’re training out of?

Or are you new to Personal Training and don’t want to pay a mega gym, mega rent?

Prefer to put your clients through Kickboxing or Boxing cardio than on a treadmill or bike?

If so, then we have the facilities you are looking for. Our in house Physiotherapist Dean Phelps is offering a few Personal Trainers use of his equipment at a fair price

Here at Five Rings Dojo, we have a state of the art Weights Studio and a Massive Martial Arts Studio that has all the equipment you need to get your clients results and keep them stimulated in training.

Check out this link to see the equipment, and send us an email or call us to find out the prices.

Kids class now separated into Beginners and Advanced

As of the 6th of May, Kids class will be separated into Beginners and Advanced classes. Beginners will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4.00 to 4.30pm, while Advanced class will be on the same days right after, from 4.30pm to 5.30pm.
Beginners is primarily for kids aged 5-7, and Advanced is for kids aged 8 to 13.

Call head coach Roy Luxton on 0449 236 568 for more info on these classes.

Api Hemara’s next fight to be on July 20 XFC in Brisbane

Api Hemara, Five Rings Dojo’s most experienced fighter, will fight for the no.1 contender position in the middleweight division at the next XFC on July 20 in Brisbane. Api will face Taipari Rikihana from Impact Gym in Brisbane.

Api is an exciting striker with solid wrestling and BJJ. He won his last fight in the main event bout of Cage Wars in december 2011 by submission. Although his last fight was one and half years ago, he has been training the whole time and adding new elements into his fight game.

XFC are awaiting confirmation for Api’s opponent and we will release the details as they come to hand.

Below is a pic of when Api fought a tag team MMA Match with James Tehuna against two Russians in Dubai.

Mark Edmondson Peak Performance talk tonight

Mark Edmondson is a former Professional Athlete and is the owner and creator of Edmondson Dynamics. He will come in tonight to Five Rings Dojo to give a talk to our professional and aspiring athletes. The talk will be held at 6.30pm and cost just $10 per person.

Mark works within the company as Sports Peak Performance Coach, Creative Director, Professional Speaker and Professional Rugby League Coach.

Mark has studied for the past 8 years dedicating his life to Human Success Psychology.

A Peak Performance Coach specializes in Sports Psychology, but also has qualifications and experience in other ares for example the Fitness Industry and Sports Coaching.

Mark is a Qualified ARL Rugby League Coaching Assistant and has more than 5 years of Rugby League Coaching Experience which helps to Assist his Performance Coaching.

A Peak Performance Coach can assist players mentally and physically in all areas of sports preparation and sporting competition.

A Peak Performance Coach can assist sporting teams to perform better by teaching them to think and act in a positive and constructive way that assists all individuals to come together synergistically and perform well together as a cohesive team.