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Your dedicated and passionate trainer is Florian Joo.  Thanks to his traditional Korean heritage, Florian was raised from day one with training and education at the core of his life.  A strict upbringing of academic excellence, after-school tuition, musical training and martial arts training ingrained a deep-rooted discipline into Florian which is still evident in many facets of his life today.  It is this same discipline that is the cornerstone of Florian’s passion to see his clients and students excel in their own professional and personal development. 

Florian’s martial art qualifications and experiences are:

  • 6th Dan Taekwondo – Kukkiwon

  • 4th Dan Hapkido – Korea Hapkido Federation

  • 4th Dan TukKong Moosool – Korea World TukKong Association

  • Instructor Krav Maga – Combat Krav Maga International

  • Blue Belt Brazilian Jiujitsu 

  • Mixed Martial Arts Training

  • Kukkiwon International Master & Poom/Dan Examiner

  • Occupational First Aid Skill Set [HLTSS00068]

  • Working With Children Check – Victorian Government

  • Trained in Traditional Taekwondo by his father, Grandmaster Sung Bok Joo, since 1983

  • Martial arts instructor since 1998

  • Conducted Corporate Training at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

  • Coached a Taekwondo student to win Gold Medal at a 2019 National Championship

  • Trained an Australian action movie star

  • Certified and registered Group Exercise Leader and Personal Trainer

Florian’s educational qualifications and corporate experiences include:

  • Bachelor of Engineering [BE] – University of Melbourne

  • Diploma of Leadership and Management [BSB51918]

  • Diploma of Business [BSB50215]

  • Diploma of Sport (Coaching) [SIS50319]

  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment [TAE40116]

  • Certificate IV in Fitness [SIS40215]

  • Certificate III in Fitness [SIS30315]

  • OH&S and Risk Management Training – CGU, ABB and WorkSafe Victoria

  • Experienced Corporate Project Manager

  • Experienced Mechanical Engineer and Product Development Engineer

  • Delivered projects for Toyota, Nissan, Kenworth, Siemens, ABB, Hyundai Engineering, Thiess, Bechtel, BHP, Rio Tinto, etc.

Florian’s other qualifications and extra-curricular experiences are:

  • 8th Grade Piano – Australian Music Examination Board

  • 6th Grade Violin – Australian Music Examination Board

  • 5th Grade Music Theory – Australian Music Examination Board


  • Church Pianist

  • Orchestra Conductor

  • String Ensemble Leader

  • Mathematics Tutor

  • ESL English Tutor

  • Experienced Outdoor Educator

Thanks to Florian’s

  1. Solid corporate career: He possesses an excellent understanding of the training required to produce high-performing staff. 

  2. Developed education: He has an intimate knowledge of the drivers that students need to excel in their academic pursuits.

  3. Decorated martial arts career: He coaches and motivates clients to develop their skill and refine their personal character.


Therefore, FJ Elite Training is uniquely placed to meet a variety of clients’ training needs.


Florian loves nothing more than to train people and gift them with life-skills to see them realise their full potential.


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