Joe is the owner and Head Coach of Impact and has been studying martial arts for over 16 years and for the last 12 years has been coaching and competing. He has a B.Sc. degree in Sports Development and Coaching Sciences as well as being qualified in personal training, sports massage and rehabilitation. After years of competing on the MMA, grappling and boxing circuit he has used his experience to corner Impact fighters on many shows. He is well known for his use of footwork, head movement and unorthodox style.
Suzanne has been a committed member and a familiar face at Impact MMA since 2014, is an active competitor in Boxing, Grappling, K1 and MMA and she helped set up the Juniors and Teens classes, she is extremely enthusiastic about helping children develop in their training and behaviour. Having started the sport with very few women to train alongside, Suzanne is passionate about getting more females on the mats so she set up Ladies-Only MMA classes. Suzanne also offers Sports Massage Therapy. Outside of Coaching, she is a sort-after music teacher and choir director, teaching in various local schools.
Jimmy currently holds a purple belt and is an incredibly active BJJ competitor. Notable wins include; Subonly Superfights x2, Grapplehouse Invitationals, Victory Invitational, Northern Submission Series, Zion Invitational and Clash Submission Grappling. He uses his vast competitive knowledge to support our grappling team who compete together at BJJ opens and Sub-Only shows. Jimmy is an inspiration to anyone hungry for a complete lifestyle change through martial arts. Through hard work and determination, Jimmy has transformed from 130kg to competing at a high level at 80kg.