Giorgio Rojas is a Certified Kettlebell Teacher, Master Trainer, Australian Head coach, and one of the first in Australia to be certified by world class trainer Steve Cotter. Giorgio’s experience in fitness and martial arts began at the age of seven, in his native country Peru. He started in Karate where he attained his Black Belt, soon after he moved to Australia and started kick boxing at the age of thirteen. He also studied the chinese art of Praying Mantis Boxing but his back problems didn’t allow him to continue. He found the smooth art of Brazilian JiuJitsu and has been training since the year 2000, Giorgio is a purple belt under Royler Gracie’s student Brunno Panno.
Giorgio has experience in competing gaining first, second and third place in various Brazilian JiuJitsu competitions throughout Australia.
In 2007 he began touring the world doing his other passion, playing drums for a dance production Burn the floor. Putting his jiujitsu training on hold. Giorgio has been training Kettlebell sport since 2006 and it has become a very significant part of his everyday life. The flexibility that Kettlebell training provides, means that he can train anywhere he is touring. He constantly seeks like minded people to train with and also teaches where he goes.
Giorgio has been coaching people for about 6 years, using kettlebell sport and martial arts as his methods.
He suffers from scoliosis, hips out of place and has a bone missing in his lower back, and after years of seeing physios, chiropractors, osteopaths he took it upon him self to do his own research about how and what can help with his back problems. After so many years of trial and error his brother Zamar Rojas ( also a great coach) introduced him to kettlebells, and not long after that Steve Cotter took him under his wing and taught him Kettlebell sport. If it wasn’t for kettlebell sport and martial arts, he would not be able to do what he does and have the discipline to over come any problems in life.
Kettlebell sport is his therapy, his physio, his chiropractor and helps makes his mind strong.
As a martial artist and a Kettlebell sport coach, Giorgio believes that you have to take care of your mind and body because they are the main tools we have in life.
He has a very patient and energetic method of teaching. His experience in learning has developed his passion and knowledge for teaching. He gets enormous satisfaction from seeing people grow and progress through Kettlebell training and martial arts.