Senshi Academy is the premier Martial Arts Academy in Melbourne’s Northern Suburbs.
Senshi offers training in Judo, Boxing as well as Muay Thai.
Head Coach Ivo Dos Santos is a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Judo who has won countless National and International Titles which culminated in him representing Australia at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Since his International Judo retirement, Ivo has studied Boxing, Brasilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling & Muay Thai.
With half a dozen professional MMA bouts to his name he is now focused on bringing the best coaches of each discipline under one roof and offering the best Martial Arts experience to Senshi Academy.
Senshi is an academy where people from all walks of life come in and learn martial arts in a safe, ethical, friendly & productive environment.
The academy is home to 4 year old children, 74 year old pensioners and Olympic level athletes all working together.
The name ‘Senshi’ is Japanese for ‘Warrior’. This name was chosen because at Senshi Academy we aim to discover the Warrior within everyone. All people are unique & have unique battles in their life on and off the mat. The culture fostered in this academy teaches students that there is no battle they cannot overcome, we all have a Warrior within us.



Senshi Academy is a 420 square metre, state of the art Martial Arts Academy in Thomastown, 20 kms north of the Melbourne CBD.
The academy has competition level MMA mats on the ground and padded walls in all directions of the training area providing the safest possible training area for students.
The academy also offers male & female toilets and kitchenette facility for maximal comfort & hygiene standards.
The facility is located on Brand Drive and is just a 2 minute drive from the Western Ring Road.



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