Jeff Horn

Co-Founder, National Ambassador

Jeff is a former WBO World Welterweight Boxing Champion, who defeated 11 times World Champion Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp Stadium in front of more than 51,000 spectators on July 2nd 2017 in the biggest fight in Australian boxing history.

Jeff has won numerous awards, including the Don Award, Qld Sports Star of the Year Award, and the GQ Sportsman of the Year Award. Jeff was also a quarter finalist at the 2012 London Olympics and is the author (with Grantlee Kieza) of The Hornet, a biography of his life.

Jeff also holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Griffith University and was a former schoolteacher.

Glenn Rushton

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Co-Founder, Public Officer

Glenn Rushton is a five times national martial arts champion, a world champion trainer and one of Australia’s most reputable and experienced combat sports experts, with half a century of experience in martial arts and boxing, as well as over forty years in business. After achieving his 4th dan black belt in karate, Glenn founded his own style of martial arts, teaching thousands of men, women and children of all ages how to protect themselves, as well as coaching numerous champions in both martial arts and boxing.

He coached and managed Jeff Horn throughout his career, taking Jeff to the quarter final at the 2012 Olympics and then to a stunning world title victory over the legendary Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp Stadium in 2017. Glenn also coached heavyweight boxer, Joe Goodall to 3 national titles, a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal at the world boxing championships.

Glenn is also a prolific motivational public speaker, as well as a former property developer, investment manager and financial adviser.

Frank Mechler

Co-Founder, CEO

Frank Mechler is a 40-year veteran of martial arts and the Founder of the Freestyle Kung Fu Academy since 2005, as well as Founder of the Kung Fu Kids Queensland Youth Development Program 2016 and the Beat the Bully Program.

He is a Full Member & Accredited Instructor of the Kung Fu Wu Shu Australia & Kung Fu Queensland and was awarded Master Level Choy Lee Fut Freestyle Kung Fu 1 – Master Personal Trainer in 1998. He is also a Black Belt in Moon Lee Tae Kwon Do and is a Muscular Skeletal Remedial Sports Therapist AIAS.

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