About Us


The Team of Ironfist instructors are highly experienced and are here to help you reach your goals.

Daniel 'IRONFIST' Bell

Daniel began training  Muay Thai in 1991 with his Trainer Kru Malcolm Anderson and is the head instructor at The Ironfist Gym. Having been in the sport of Muay Thai in Australia since the early days, Daniel has trained with and learnt from so many of Australia’s Muay Thai Founders. Daniel competed in all weight divisions from Middleweight to Super Heavyweight and has trained Ironfist Fighters to the pinnacle of the sport being Professional World Champions with countless State and National Champions all coming out of the Ironfist Gym.

“For me, l get a deep feeling of satisfaction seeing people do well, and overcome the challenges that we all get in life from time to time. The well being of all our Members is equally as important to me as their successes. Whatever you are looking for; challenge, fitness, connection or competition. You are Welcome at my Gym.”

Daniel Ironfist Bell

Here are some photos from many years ago.

Masato Fujimori

Affectionately named ‘Godzilla’, Masato has progressed from an Ironfist Student & Fighter to our most experienced trainer of  Boxing and Muay Thai students of all levels along with training fighters to World Champion level. Masato brings a wealth of knowledge to our Classes and has been instrumental in preparing our competitors to compete at the highest levels of the Sport.



Aleksandar Jovanovic

Alek’s is our Brazilian Ju-jitsu Coach; he started his Martial Arts journey in the stand-up style of Muay Thai and was an Ironfist Original Black singlet. Progressing to BJJ, Alek’s has earned the honour of Black Belt under his Trainers Paul Stolyar and Vincente Cavalcanti. In competition, he has won Queensland, Australian, Pan Pacific and Asian Open titles. We welcome Alek’s back to Ironfist as a BJJ trainer and look forward to him bringing a new Art form and learning experience to our established Muay Thai Gym.

Adam Russo




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