Instructors

The instructors at De Been 100% Jiu Jitsu Ipswich are highly experienced martial artists with experience in several fields.  Below is some information on who runs the classes at our training facility.

ROSS WEEDING

Head Coach

  • Commenced Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2004
  • Current De Been Black Belt (Awarded 2019)
  • Currently studying Krav Maga Concepts
  • First Aid / CPR Qualified
  • Blue Card Qualified
  • Current Cut Man on MMA Circuit

Previous Training:

  • Kung Fu
  • Zen Do Kai Karate
  • Kick Boxing

SETI TANUVASA

  • Commenced BJJ Oct 2009
  • Awarded Black Belt Nov 2017
  • Commenced BJC Muay Thai June 2010 and awarded 2nd Degree Black Singlet Oct 2014
  • Competed MMA in 2011 and 2012
  • Blue Card Qualified

SCOTT WHITFIELD

  • Commenced BJJ 2004
  • Awarded Black Belt 2017
  • Bronze Medallion / First Aid / CPR
  • BHlthSci(pod)
  • Blue Card Qualified
  • Scott has dabbled in japanese jujitsu, boxing, kickboxing and BJJ.

BEN BECKINSALE

  • Started training BJJ in January 2010
  • Promoted to brown belt by David MacDonald and Clay Shaw in June 2017
  • Blue Card Qualified

MEL BECKINSALE

  • Began training in January 2014
  • Awarded purple belt in December 2017 from Bruno Lemos of Lemos BJJ (formerly Alliance) 
  • At de Been Ipswich since 2019
  • Women’s Only Coach
  • Blue Card Qualified
  • Other qualifications in teaching and science fields

ADAM HENRY

  • Commenced training 2017
  • Awarded Blue Belt Dec 2019
  • Juniors Coach.
  • Blue Card Qualified

Instructors