is a combat army veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. He is Judo black belt competing and coaching over the years for Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland and the Australian & New Zealand national teams in Judo.
Scott is founder of the Veteran Grappling community program developed to offer free lessons in Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and yoga. The program is designed to help Military Veterans deal with mental and physical health issues through training in combat sports, such as PTSD, anger management, by meditation, and physical exertion. Veteran Grappling has joined forces with a medical team who are currently conducting scientific research on how combat sports are a successful form of treatment for veterans dealing with psychological and physical health issues.
I got carried away in my conversation with Scott, and how the combat sports prepare him for the extreme environment in which professional soldiers work, and how grappling helps in healing process to bring veterans back to the civil life, so I even forgot to take picture with him for the episode, so I stall some from the Veteran Grappling Facebook Page and
You can support Veteran Grappling work with veterans at the
fundraisers in Facebook or
Veteran Grappling Grand Opening is this weekend 03 August 2019 at
33 Expansion St, Molendinar QLD 4214 Australia
it is FREE and OPEN for everyone! That is promising to be great event for the grappling community on the Gold Coast!. Come to talk with very interesting people and learn from bunch of great black belt instructors and UFC fighters.
Meanwhile I hope you will enjoy and learn from this episode as much as I did.