About

About

Malcolm Bangs Tackles & Takedowns has become Australia’s Premier Specialist Coaching business. Whether it's Contact and Tackling Skills Coaching for Australian Rules Football or Takedowns and Throws for Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts his extensive experience is second to none.

Attention to detail and acknowledging the finer points is what sets Malcolm's approach apart. His expertise is not only in his vast experience, but in the ability to ensure that his skills and experiences are adapted specifically to the requirements of the sport Malcolm is working with. When 'cross sport' coaching - there should be no 'one size fits all' mentality in the appoach.

Beginning in 2005 with the Victorian Institute of Sport (V.I.S.) Men’s Soccer Program providing a Judo based training system to encourage on-field confidence and agility to their athletes. He has continued to offer his expertise to the Elite, Elite Development and ‘Grass Roots’ levels of sports such as Soccer, Australian Rules Football, Basketball, Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. Working at the AFL, AFLW, VFL, VFLW & TAC Cup levels of Australian Rules Football, as well as World Champion Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Athletes, and Australian MMA Champions.

Malcolm is a Judo Black Belt (Coached by Arthur Moreshead 8th Dan OAM) with International competition and training experience, including roles as official training partner to both the 2004 Athens and the 2008 Australian Olympic Judo teams. He also has an extensive Rugby Union experience including Junior State Representation.

Malcolm holds AFL Level 1 and Judo Level 1 Coaching accreditations as well as a WWCC