Steve Compton - Co-Founder

Steve is the head trainer at the Team Compton Training Centre..

His training regimen encompasses over 30 years of experience in the Arts of Thai Boxing, Jun Fan Gung Fu, Filipino Martial Arts, Brasilian Jiu Jitsu, Western Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts.  Giving his Clients the unique opportunity to learn these styles individually, or as a combined system for General Fitness Training.


Steve has trained many professional fighting champions, from state titles through to world titles in multiple disciplines.

For the last 10 years Steve has been working as the striking coach for Australia's #1 Lightweight Adrian Pang and his team at Integrated MMA and has trained and worked with many professional fighters competing both nationally and internationally in some fo the worlds biggest promotions.


Steve is a certerfied Black Belt in Brasilian Jiu Jitsu under the famed  Dan Higgins and Luiz Tannuri.


Steve is one of Australia's highest ranked Instructors within the Nino Pilla International Academy of Martial Arts and was given Instructor ranking in Jun Fan Martial Arts and Filipino Martial Arts under Bruce Lee protégé Guro Dan Inosanto at the prestigious Inosanto Academy based in Los Angeles USA in 2000 .


To add to this wealth of knowledge and experience, Steve also a certified Master Level Instructor in Eskrima De Cuerdas which he received after many training trips in the Philippines . 


Steve has trained with numerous Martial Arts legends in Australia, the UK , USA, The Philippines, Thailand and China over the last 20+ years.


Here's a list just to name just a few....


Sifu Nino Pilla - Jun Fan, JKD, Kali, Silat

Guro Dan Inosanto - Jun Fan Martial Arts and Filipino Martial Arts

Sifu Francis Fong - Wing Chun

Ajarn Chai Sirisute - Thai Boxing

Jean Jacques & Rigan Machado - BJJ

Erik Paulson - Submission Wrestling

Sifu Larry Hartsell - Jun Fan Grappling

Mark Hardwick - Jee Pai Kung Fu & Western Boxing

Ajarn Apidej Sit Hurun - Muay Thai

Dan Higgins - Mixed Martial Arts and BJJ.

Ian Jacobs - World Champion Kickboxer

Eskrima Master Ibno Roy - Heyrosa De Cuerdas Eskrima


Steve's wealth of knowledge, unique ability to pass on his experience and passion for Martial Arts and Fitness, coupled with his drive to continually explore new Arts and Fitness programs  for himself and others makes him a very popular trainer in the facility.


Team Compton - 2020.