About Second Self Academy

The gym name represents what hard work and dedication can do… brings out your second self… a fitter, happier, & stronger version of yourself. Not just physically, but mentally & emotionally too. 

When training at Second Self, you will realise that training with us is much more then just the physical. You will learn about the mental side of training. Brining your awareness and full attention to training, regardless of the activity gives your mind a workout as well as your body. Our goal is to have you moving and feeling fitter, stronger, faster both inside and on the outside. 

Who is part of Second Self?

Robbie Aardoom – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach / Posture for performance coach

Robbie Coordinates and overlooks many of the programs at Second Self Academy. 

He has a long history in sports performance. First starting with endurance sports, himself racing in Marathon Kayaking, representing Australia at World Cup and World Championship levels. His last World Championship event in 2013, racing in Singapore, saw him finish with a 14th placing.

After racing, Robbie moved into coaching athletes and helping with their strength and condition programs. Moving then to use Dynamic Nueromuscular Stability (DNS) to improve movement patterns, in turn improve performance in athletes in all fields. Robbie is currently working with active AFL players, as well as World classes level athletes in Basketball and Kayaking. 

Robbie has been involved in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 10 years, and is brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under professor Jason Roebig. Professor Roebig is a Blackbelt under Kron Gracie and Taka Watanabe and the official representative of Rickson Gracie in Australia.

Jordan Mocreif – Osteopath & Movement expert

Jordan is an osteopath and is passionate about helping people achieve the confidence in their body that they can do anything they want with it, and not be hindered by it. 

Jordan has an amazing eye for detail when it comes to optimising movement and really is a master of his craft. Come and see Jordan to get your body moving pain free now.

Logan Dutton – Bio Coming Soon – Fitness Trainer

Joseph Moore – Fitness Trainer 

Andrew Holloway – Fitness Trainer (Bio Coming Soon)

Kids Jiu Jitsu classes under the watchful eye of our kids coaches:

All our kids coaches are active Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners and competitors who are continuously training every week to keep improving their own knowledge and skills.

Danny – Roch – Dave