Carlo Meister

Head Coach

Carlo started his study of the martial arts whilst a student at Hamilton Boys High School. A student of BJJ, KickboxingJapanese Jujitsu Karate, he has an equal appreciation of both grappling and striking arts - which helps him round out our MMA team. Check out some more information about Carlo and the History of CORE MMA.

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt under John Will - 2018
    (Head coach of Will-Machado BJJ Australasia)
  • Koryu Uchinadi Karate Blackbelt under Patrick McCarthy - 2010
    (Head of Koryu Uchinadi and the IRKRS)
  • Kobukan 1st Dan Karate Blackbelt under Phil Beale - 2012
    (Head of Kobukan Martial Arts)
  • NZMMAF MMA Coach for the IMMAF Amateur World Championships (2015-2018)
  • 4 * Abu Dhabi Pro BJJ World Cup NZ Trials Medalist
    (Gold 2009 White, Bronze 2010 Blue, Gold 2011 Blue, Silver 2012 Purple u83)
  • 2 * Will Machado Australasian Gathering Medalist
    (Gold 2010 Blue, Silver 2011 Blue)
  • Silver Medal - ICON NZ BJJ Tournament
    (Purplebelt Open Weight)
  • Gold Medal - New Zealand Free Fighting 2012
    (Light-Heavyweight Seniors Division)
  • 2x Gold Medal - Full Force Fight Co. Sub Only BJJ Tournament (Advanced Division 2016, 2017)
  • Gold Medal - Brownbelt Division, ABJJA Open Tournament 2017
  • Recipient of the Hamilton City Council '30 under 30' Award
    (June 2015)

 

 

Hamilton City Council '30 under 30' Video Profile

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