Coach Nick Pudney

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, MMA & Muay Thai Athlete
Nick Pudney

Nick Pudney

Apex MMA Coach

  • Martial Arts Veteran with 20+ Years of Experience
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Mastery in Thai Boxing, No-Gi and MMA
  • Regular Classes for Cerebral Palsy Alliance
  • Strong Advocate for Inclusivity in Martial Arts
About Coach Nick

Meet Coach Nick “Pudz” Pudney, a martial arts maestro with two decades of expertise under his belt. A beloved figure in the Northern Beaches, Nick is renowned for his vast knowledge in a range of martial arts disciplines.

Nick is a second-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), a highly skilled Thai boxer, and a black belt in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). His proficiency in these disciplines is not merely theoretical – he has put his skills to the test in both amateur and professional events across these styles throughout his career.

Today, Nick’s passion lies in imparting his vast knowledge and experience to others. From hobbyists who want to dip their toes into martial arts to professional fighters striving for the pinnacle of success, Nick coaches with an unmatched dedication and enthusiasm.

Beyond the walls of Apex MMA, Nick brings the power of martial arts to local schools like St Luke’s, St Paul’s, Forest High, Oxford Falls Grammar, Manly West, and North Ryde. He firmly believes that martial arts is a discipline meant for everyone, irrespective of their ability. This belief is beautifully manifested in his regular classes for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, demonstrating his commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

Join us at Apex MMA, and let Coach Nick “Pudz” Pudney guide you on your journey towards physical fitness and personal growth.


Muay Thai

An expert in Muay Thai, delivering power and precision with every strike. His vast knowledge and technique showcase true mastery in this discipline.

No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu

An adept No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu practitioner with a second-degree black belt, combining skill, strategy, and years of successful coaching experience.

Mixed Martial Arts

A black belt holder in Mixed Martial Arts, demonstrating a versatile skill set, from striking to grappling, honed over years of practice and coaching.
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