Peter de Been Black Belts

Welcome to our database of Black Belts under Peter de Been. The list represents active instructors and students who have shown the ultimate dedication and perseverance to attain the rank of Black Belt. Many years of hard work, dedication and discipline have been required to achieve this honour.

Note: According to the AFBJJ Graduation System in line with the IBJJF, you may request your 1st degree after 3 years as a black belt. In order to do so it is required that you have renewed your AFBJJ or IBJJF membership card every year during the period, have gone through a first aid course and be approved in the referee course over the previous 12 months.

 

 
  • 3rd Degree Black - Ivan Rakitic
  • 3rd Degree Black - Michael Wilson
  • 2nd Degree Black - Andrew Bailey
  • 2nd Degree Black - Peter Polygenis
  • 1st Degree Black - Angus Friend
  • 1st Degree Black - Antony Richards
  • 1st Degree Black - Dave Nicholl
  • 1st Degree Black - Grayson West
  • 1st Degree Black - Kyl Reber
  • 1st Degree Black - Michael Hourigan
  • 1st Degree Black - Mile Ivankovic
  • 1st Degree Black - Murat Besnek
  • 1st Degree Black - Paul Leahy
  • Adam Same
  • Alex Jovanovski
  • Andrew Humphrey
  • Ashley Taylor
  • Bernie Bishop
  • Billy Mane
  • Bob Watson
  • Brett Green
  • Brett McAllen
  • Brian Nielsen
  • Cameron Beecroft
  • Christopher Arnott
  • Chris Nayler
  • Darren McKean
  • David Buhagiar
  • Dave Stocks
  • David Kemp
  • Deon Perkins
  • Edward Nielsen
  • Graeme Johnstone
  • Graham Waerea
  • Grant Pritchard
  • Hansel Co
  • Harry Spiteri
  • Ilia Tregoubenko
  • Ilya Karounos
  • Ivan Zelenic
  • James Christodoulou
  • Jamie Bunn
  • Jason Mckean
  • Jeff Rowley
  • Joe Lopez
  • John Angiolela
  • Luciano Battistello
  • Marco Mazzanti
  • Matt Carmichael
  • Matthew Chick
  • Max de Been
  • Michael Do
  • Pablo Martinez
  • Paul Smyth
  • Ralph Lowe
  • Reid Reale
  • Rob Moffatt
  • Riff Mustafa
  • Shane Suzuki
  • Tim Buhagiar
  • Willy Beecher
Group shot of brown and black belts after a training session at HQ.

Group shot of brown and black belts after a training session at HQ.

Max de Been became Australia's youngest Black Belt at 20 years old, 12/06/2017.

Max de Been became Australia's youngest Black Belt at 20 years old, 12/06/2017.