November 20, 2018
Owner Maria Pekli is our head foundation Judo coach and assists Daniel Kelly with the Senior Judo classes and kids classes. Maria is Australia’s most successful Judo athlete, she has represented at 5 Olympic Games with a bronze medal win at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, a gold medal at the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games and a 5th place at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Maria was inducted into the Judo Hall of Fame in 2015, the only Australia judoka to have received this honour, she is a 5th Dan black belt and is the current Technical Director for The Judo Federation of Australia. Maria is also a certified Level 1 CrossFit Coach, Resilience Training Centre athletes will receive the best Judo training available Australia wide.