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Kids and adults doing martial arts
BJJ and kickboxing and MMA

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As a member of IFA Martial Arts, you will;

Learn self defense
Increase your fitness
Develop focus and discipline
Improve your health and wellbeing
Build a strong mindset and achieve goals

Our Styles

Senshin Ryu Karate-jitsu

Senshin Ryu Karate-jitsu combines principles, philosophies, and techniques of different styles to create a complete martial art focusing on combat and self-defense.​

About Us

Humble Beginnings

IFA Martial Arts is an integrated and progressive martial arts academy that  has been operating for the last fourteen years in the St George, Carlton and Kogarah area.


Having humble beginnings in a school hall, Shihan Richard decided to move to a full time centre in 2009. IFA Martial Arts was born.

Our Vision

Shihan Richard Awad (5th Degree karate black belt) had a vision of an academy based of positive cultivation and family environment. 


We are the only martial arts club in the St George, Carlton and Kogarah area that offers a variety of styles like Karate, Freestyle Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Extreme fit, etc.


With state of the art full time centre offering great mat space, punching bags, MMA caging, Strength and condition area mezzanine viewing area and full reception and shop. Everything you need under one roof.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner, our BJJ program offers a challenging and rewarding experience that promotes physical fitness, mental clarity, and personal growth.

Boxing and kickboxing bag
MMA cage fighting
Martial arts
Weight lifting and gym facilities

Freestyle kickboxing

If you're looking for a way to improve your fitness and get in shape, kickboxing may be the perfect option. Kickboxing is a great workout that provides many benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, increased strength and agility, and better overall fitness. In addition, kickboxing is an excellent way to release stress and tension and can even help improve self-confidence. So if you're ready to start enjoying all the benefits of kickboxing, check out our program today. You won't regret it!

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About Us

For any inquiries, questions or information, please call: (02) 8970 5353 or fill out the following form

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2/247 West Street 


Tel: (02)8970 5353 

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