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.