Quantum Martial Arts represents martial arts for everyone. It is a highly effective martial arts and self defence system, which blends the best parts from all of the traditional styles. You will get incredibly fit, have fun and make lifelong friends.
Quantum Martial Arts is run by Darren Higgs and Ben Owens for the benefit of all of our students. Darren and Ben are two long-standing martial artists and friends. Darren and Ben have had many years of training students towards their martial arts goals, including Black Belt and beyond. However, Darren and Ben are more interested in helping their students become all that they can be in all aspects of their life.
Quantum Martial Arts is a fully licenced branch of the Northstar Ju Jitsu System network. Darren and Ben are senior students of Sensei Andy Dickinson.
Darren is a lifelong martial artist, where he has achieved his 4th Dan Black Belt in Northstar Ju Jitsu and 2nd Dan Black Belt in Budojitsu. Darren also has extensive experience in Kenpo Karate, Kyokushin Karate, Brazilian Ju Jitsu and Muay Thai.
Darren has successfully competed soverseas in mixed martial arts tournaments, including winning at the 2005 and 2013 SAW International Championships held in Tokyo, Japan. Darren was also Captain of the Australian team that competed in the ISJA World Championships in Poland 2013, where he won a bronze medal for Australia.
Darren’s real passion is teaching the martial arts to his fellow students, both adult and children. Darren gets particular satisfaction out of seeing people achieve everything in life that is important to them. Darren thoroughly enjoys his training, and tries to pass on that enthusiasm to his fellow students.
Darren is a nationally qualified instructor, being a NCAS Level 2 – Senior Coach through the Australian Jujitsu Federation (governed by the Australian Sports Commission).
Ben is a 3rd Dan Black Belt in the Northstar Ju Jitsu System and a Qualified Instructor – NCAS Level 2 – Senior Coach through the Australian Jujitsu Federation.
Ben boxed as an amateur at a junior level with PCYC and many years later decided to expand his martial arts by learning the Northstar Ju Jitsu System since 2005.
In 2013 Ben competed in the SAW International Championships held in Tokyo, Japan. Ben was a member of the Australian team that competed in the ISJA World Championships in Poland 2013.
Ben loves introducing new students to the benefits of practical fitness and self defence through martial arts. He particularly enjoys leading sparring sessions for new martial artists and helping them test their new skills in a safe and controlled, yet robust manner.