Combined Martial Arts Academy

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Smajo Spahic

Smajo Sparhic is a martial arts enthusiast; his extensive training and experience have made him a confident fighter and instructor at the Alice Springs Youth Centre for many years now. His professional and open minded...

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John Tarce

John’s training in martial arts began with his meeting Master Jim Gibbons, a well experienced martial artist in Aikido, Wrestling and Eskrima.  John was later introduced to Grandmaster Martin Gardiner who is the head instructor...

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Rodney Holt

Rodney Holt was born in Australia. When he was a year old, his family moved to Italy where he grew up. He studied hotel management in 1981 in Cortina D’Ampezzo and then, from 1984 to...

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SGM Ciriaco “Cacoy” Cañete

Born in San Fernando, Cebu, in the Visayas region of the Philippines, Cañete was the youngest of twelve children. The martial art Eskrima was a tradition in his family, and he began training at age...

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Grand Master Martin Gardiner

Martin Gardiner has been an inspiration to many men and women throughout his 46 year association with Martial Arts.  He commenced his training in 1968 studying Judo with Sensei Bob Corbett; later in 1969 he...