A professional grappler with more than 20 years of experience and 300 fights across number of countries. He is the highest credentialed Sambo Coach and practitioner in Australia, He is also a Black Belt in Judo, Bachelor of Institute of Physical Culture with major in SAMBO (Uzbekistan, Tashkent), Master of sports in Sambo, Judo and Ssireum (tradition Korean wrestling), 8-years coaching experience – Judo and Sambo in Russia and Central Asia– Multiple time champion and prize winner in various championships in Russia and Asia, including such competitions like World Sambo Championship, National sambo and Judo championships.