Slade has consistently trained in Martial Arts for over 25 years. He discovered the art of Kenpo Karate at the only school in Western Australia and now holds a Black Belt.
Slade uses Mixed Martial Arts as a challenging combat sport and Kenpo as an art of street survival. Both arts have many additional benefits. He also trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to develop his ground fighting skills.
Slade’s cross training includes Stick & Knife Fighting, Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee’s art), Tai Chi (used as an internal art for focus, awareness and breathing control), Krav Maga and Will-Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (submission wrestling), Hot Yoga as well as several others.
Slade has trained and coached MMA fighters for events such as King of the Cage. SuperFight Australia and Shooto and other local promotions.
Each year he attends a number of martial arts seminars with topics ranging from weapons fighting to pressure point strikes in order to expand his knowledge
Slade is currently licenced MMA judge and Referee under the West Australian Combat Commission.
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
- Muay Thai & Kickboxing
- Kenpo Karate (head instructor for Western Australia)
- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (purple belt)
- Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
- Self-Defence instructor
- Training Security officers
“Precision beats power. Accuracy beats speed.”