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ANDREW WONG KEE

Head Coach

Andrew Wong Kee is the Managing Director and Head Coach at JAB. He is an accomplished sportsman and martial artist having played professional rugby in Hong Kong, won a world championship title in BJJ at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship, and a title in amateur Boxing. He is a black belt in Kyokushinkin Karate and a brown belt in BJJ.

He hosts and organizes an annual white-collar MMA and boxing competition, which allows JAB members to participate in amateur boxing fights and apply their training to real life matches. Together with Rodrigo, Andrew has helped form one of the most prolific BJJ teams in Hong Kong, which has seen tremendous success in local, regional and international competitions. He has been instrumental in securing sponsorships for students in the past, enabling them to realize their dreams of becoming world champions.

Andrew specialises in a strength and movement-based fitness training method. He is a level 2 Poliquin certified trainer, and is studying the Marinovich Training system, a unique method developed by the famed Marinovich brothers and favored by world class athletes for its emphasis on movement, balance, coordination and rhythm to bolster sports performance. He recently travelled to Santa Cruz in the U.S. to study directly under the Marinovich brothers, Marv and Gary.

Andrew is also a certified nutrition and lifestyle expert, bringing a well-rounded and holistic perspective to his training method as a Bio-signature Practitioner (nutrition and lifestyle coaching). He advises clients on health and wellness, which he views as a necessary complement to strength and fitness.

Andrew has an endless thirst for knowledge and has most recently achieved his level 1 certification in Posturology Education from the Posture Pro Institute in Montreal, Canada. Andrew is the first person to achieve this goal in Asia.

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JORDAN ROBERTS

Senior Coach

For the past five years, Jordan has played an instrumental role in training and coaching JAB members who wished to compete in the annual white-collar amateur boxing event, hosted annually by JAB. In addition to being a dynamic boxer in his own right, Jordan has competed in prestigious world-level BJJ competitions, including the Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials in 2013 which gave him an all-expenses paid trip to participate in the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship.

Jordan’s specialty is in boxing training, using mobility and strength techniques, which he couples with his thorough understanding of human performance. He has a regular client base amongst participants of previous white-collar matches who return year-on-year to be coached and motivated by Jordan.

Jordan has managed to grasp the Morinovich training systems with an open mind and endless passion, and as a result, has developed his own unique understanding of Morinovich training systems. After years of working with an array of athletes from all walks of life, Jordan has developed a boxing program called ‘The Sweet Science’, which develops our boxers to the highest genetic level possible. 

Jordan focuses on the development of feet and the basics of speed, power and agility, believing that once you have mastered the basics, you can move on to greater challenges.

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KATHERINE TOONG

Senior Coach

Katherine has played competitive soccer and performed on the world stage in Irish dance for 18 years. After retiring from her years in competition, Katherine shifted her goals to strength training and physical conditioning.

Combining her knowledge of strength training for sports and teaching competitive dance, Katherine has a versatile ability to adapt to many individual’s fitness training goals. She is a PICP level I & II strength coach, and aT.C.R.G (Ireland) certified Irish dance teacher. She is also a Poliquin certified trainer.

Katherine specialises in developing diverse programs, whether it be for groups or individuals, they are always result driven and focused.

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CHARLOTTE JOHNSON

Yoga Instructor

Charlotte has been practicing yoga for over 15 years and completed her 200hr Vinyasa Flow TT in Europe in 2009. She then moved to Hong Kong the same year and has taught yoga full-time ever since. While being in Hong Kong, Charlotte has also qualified in pre-natal yoga, kids yoga, Thai yoga massage, reiki levels 1 and 2, first aid, pilates mat level 1 (Polestar pilates) and Triggerpoint therapy.  Most recently, Charlotte completed a YTT 100hrs of Advanced Anatomy Training with Ashtanga Yoga.

But her most profound yoga training experience came from undertaking an Ashtanga Teacher Training intensive with renowned senior Ashtangi, David Swenson in 2013. This led Charlotte to find Ashtanga yoga as her principle inspiration for a personal practice and continues to learn under the expert guidance of KPJAYI Level 2 certified Teachers; Dylan Bernstein, Nigel Marshall and Clayton Horton.

Charlotte applies the basic principles of the Ashtanga yoga method for “all levels” of practitioner into both her private and group classes, often using the primary and second series as a framework for reference and progression.  Charlotte’s yoga style is fun yet focused, and aims to explore yoga poses that connect through attention to breath, mindfulness and “core” awareness.

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Jeferson Barboza De Oliveira

Senior Coach

Jeferson Oliveira is a Brazilian Muay Thai fighter and coach with over 100 fights and a world championship under his belt.

Being a foreigner living in Thailand for 5 years, Jeferson was able to learn and gather extensive knowledge on the intricacies of being an active fighter, mastering Muay Thai techniques and specialising in intricate teaching methods.

During his fighting career, Jeferson has won the Xtreme Muay Thai World Championship (2014), the Brazilian national title (twice!), competed in all major fighting organisations both Thai and foreigner, and was ranked top 10 in the world for 3 years by the World Professional Muay Thai Federation (WPMF).

As a coach, Jeferson has helped train many professional fighters and newcomers alike. He is a calm and knowledgeable trainer and aspires to help his clients achieve their fitness and fighting goals. He has travelled extensively and coached globally, with Thailand, California and Hong Kong being home for extended periods. Having Jeferson on your side, or ring-side, is a masterpiece in motion.

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Tom Beswick

Junior Trainer

Tom hails from the UK and is somewhat of our child prodigy. He is the newest member of Team JAB and we are excited to watch him grow from strength to strength.

Tom’s passion is exercise, in any form! He gets an immense amount of pleasure watching people make change, make progress and most importantly, move. Being a Personal Trainer is a career choice for Tom and he has already achieved so much in such a short period.

Not one to turn away from a challenge, Tom, a novice to the sport of Muay Thai, has set himself a goal of winning an amateur fight by mid 2018, and guess where he’ll be training?

Besides his Muay Thai training and continued education, Tom will continue to participate in half marathons, Spartan races, cycling and boxing.

This boy has far to go – so watch this space.

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