Who are we

Sensei Oren Janiv

Judo Matsu is owned and operated by Sensei Oren Janiv and his wife Yvonne.

Oren has studied and competed in Judo for over 20 years. He is a former Australian National Judo Team Member, holds a 3rd degree judo black belt and is a qualified High School PE teacher and Fitness Specialist.

Oren, being a national team member for over three years, has travelled the world in search of the best in the sport – whether it be in search of bettering his own Judo techniques from world class coaches; to developing his fighting spirit by competing in the world’s top competitions.

Orens time abroad as one of Australia’s representatives provided him with unique experiences and was lucky enough to experience Judo at its finest and formed an exceptional base of knowledge and true love for the art of Judo.

Oren is also a passionate and experienced teacher, and has been coaching kids and adults Judo for many years. He holds a Bachelor of Education in Health & Physical Education, alongside a Diploma of Fitness. Oren has worked as a High School Teacher and Personal Trainer where he leverages his knowledge and experience to help people rediscover motivation, a strong work ethic, and a healthy lifestyle.

Oren looks forward to welcoming you into his club!

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