World Class Seminars @ M1FC


On Friday 21st February @ 6pm we have one of the top BJJ instructors in Australia coming to Perth!! John Donahue will be here for a one off Grappling seminar. Half the session will look at GI moves and then he will cover No GI techniques. Dont miss out and call 9443 1227 to book your spot now!!!


  • Head Coach, Extreme Mixed Martial Arts (Chadstone, Ringwood & Byron Bay)

  • 3rd-degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Rigan Machado

  • Lived in the USA for 10 years, training with Rigan Machado, Gene LeBell and Rico Chiapparelli

  • The only Australian to receive a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu whilst training and living overseas

  • Black Belt in Judo and life member of the United States Judo Association

  • The only Australian and one of only five Black Belts in the world under the legend ‘Judo’ Gene LeBell

  • Australian Head for Nova Uniao, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Team

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach of Bruce Lee’s No 1 student, Dan Inosanto, and of the Inosanto Academy in Los Angeles

  • Gold and Silver Medallist in the Moreira International Jiu-Jitsu Tournament

  • 2-time US National Heavyweight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion

  • Referee for the USA pay-per-view Mixed Martial Arts event, ‘Extreme Fighting’ 2, 3, and 4

  • Referee for the USA pay-per-view submission wrestling competition, ‘The Contenders’

  • Director and Secretary of the Australian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling Association

  • Australian Representative and International Judge for the Abu Dhabi Combat Club World Submission Wrestling Championships and world qualifiers

  • Tackling Coach to Melbourne Storm Rugby League Team, Western Force Rugby Union Team, Brisbane Lions, and Carlton & Hawthorn Football Clubs

  • Bodyguard for General Norman Schwarzkopf throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Has also been bodyguard for Nelson Mandela, Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, Naomi Campbell, Isabella Rossellini, Harry Connor Jnr. and Kylie Minogue, amongst others.

  • Instructor to members of the Victorian Police OSTT unit and members of the Victorian and Federal Police