KI MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY OWNER AND CHIEF INSTRUCTOR
He has been actively practising martial arts for over 33 years and has trained in the arts of Taekwon-do, Karate, Hap Ki Do, Muay Thai and Boxing
Martial Arts became and still are an obsession with Alfio.
Alfio is constantly training, reading and attending multiple seminars with the view of refining and expanding his knowledge and skill base.
He is also a strong believer in developing the mental side of the martial arts so that when incorporated with the physical benefits, helps build confident, disciplined and assertive individuals who are both mentally and physically strong, but also peaceful and respectful.
These are the attributes that, along with awe-inspiring technical skill, define Alfio and are what sets him apart from many others within the martial arts community and as a result, he is highly respected and is one of Australia’s most sought after instructor’s.
Alfio has a long list of accolades and titles having won numerous State and National in Taekwon-do and Full Contact, all styles championships, in Sparring (fighting), Patterns and power breaking. He has had a very successful competition career culminating in selection for the Australian Taekwon-do and All Style Martial Arts teams to compete in various International competitions.
He became one of the youngest registered 1st degree Black belts with the International Taekwon-do Federation at 11 years of age.
Alfio is an International Certified Instructor and Examiner through the International Taekwon-do Federation and holds a 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwon-do (ITF) as well as 1st Dan Black Belt in Hapkido
Alfio is also the High performance Advisor for ITF Taekwon-do Australia which is a specialist program to select, train and develop Australia’s best competitors to compete at the highest level, on the world’s biggest stage, ITF World Championships.