Simon started training in Boxing in 1983. After a few years and a short break, he moved onto Martial Arts. Simon has trained and competed extensively in many styles of Martial Arts. In 1996 Simon commenced training in Shootfighting (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), where he has since trained in the Will-Machado system under the watchful eye of one of Australia’s first homegrown Black Belt’s, Mr Anthony Lange.
Simon has trained with many of the elite in the industry, including UFC and BJJ world champions. He holds Black belt degrees in five separate styles and is an accredited Instructor.