About Trojan Academy

Trojan Academy is Tasmanias #1 premier Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai Academy in Tasmania. The Academy is located in Huntingfield near Kingston, a ten minute drive from the Hobart CBD.

Trojan Academy offers both Kids and Adults classes for females and males of all fitness levels. The Academy is a family friendly environment which boasts world class coaching and facilities.

Trojan Academy offers a state of the art facility boasting permanent mat space of (area). The Academy has a water filling area two meters from the training space. The academy has a disabled toilet access/changing room area.

There is an expansive area for car parking on the street directly outside of the academy. The Huntingfield bus terminal is less than 1 kilometre away with bus operating regularly.

Darran Petty 

Darran Petty is the head instructor/owner & founder of Trojan Academy and is a 1st degree black belt under Prof. Daniel Cherubin, 3rd degree black belt. Darran’s 1st degree Jiu Jitsu Black belt has also been fully recognised by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend Rickson Gracie & the JJGF Global Jiu Jitsu Federation.

Darran Petty Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt

Pictured: Darran Petty with JJGF first degree black belt certificate, signed by Rickson Gracie.

Darran Petty JJGF first degree black belt

Pictured: Darran Petty with his coach Daniel Cherubin.

Head coach Darran Petty has an extensive competition background winning State, International, Pan Pacific & International Jiu Jitsu Championships including wins over Craig Jones in the 2013 IBJJF NOGI Melbourne International via 30 second ankle lock.

Pictured: 2013 IBJJF Melbourne International NOGI Championships.

Darran Petty versus Craig Jones 2013

Pictured: Darran Petty with Michelle Nicolini at the 2013 IBJJF Melbourne International.

Video: Darran Petty competition highlight reel

Video: Check out episode 001 of our special web series called “Inside the Trojan Horse!”

Ethan Gallahar-Godden

The head instructor for Muay Thai is Ethan Gallahar-Godden. Ethan has a vast array of knowledge of the art of Muay Thai, training extensively in Thailand and having a total of eight professional bouts to date.

Ethan trains all styles but specialises in specialises in Muay Khao (Knees), Muay Tae (kicks) & Muay Femur (technique)

Video: Check out Trojan Muay Thai in action!

Pictured: ‘Dogs of War Photography’ fight photographs.

Video: More Trojan Muay Thai in action!

Pictured: Training photographs