About Us

Power Core MMA is a family-owned gym located in the heart of Marrickville, Sydney. We are proud to offer a friendly, safe and respectful environment for you to build your confidence, fitness and skill. Our first priority is you, and our friendly and dedicated staff ensure that every member gets the personalised training and attention they need to achieve their best.

Head Coach Rahneer Fabi has been training in Mixed Martial Arts for over 30 years, starting in 1985 with Muay Thai, Boxing, and Filipino Martial Arts. He is Australian Chief Instructor of Bakbakan International under Master Rey Galang, and Kali Ilustrisimo instructor under Grandmaster Antonio Ilustrisimo and Tony Diego. He also trained in Lameco Eskrima under Edgar Sulite.

Coach Fabi undertook Muay Thai training with Arjan Chai Sirisute, Founder and President of the Thai Boxing Association, and Arjan Paul Grima.

He is a qualified instructor in Combat Submission, STX Kickboxing, and Shooto under world title-holder Erik Paulson, and earned his Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training under John Donehue. He has practiced Greco-Roman wrestling under Blazo Petrov and Russian Sambo under Aziz Yudalshev, as well as Sagasa kickboxing under Master Christopher Ricketts.

Our experienced fighters train for up to 15 hours per week and compete throughout the season. Whether you’re looking to compete in tournaments, or simply to train regularly, our team will support you to meet your goals.

Everyone is welcome at Power Core MMA. Whether you’re new to MMA, or a seasoned fighter, our training programs will help you to improve your fitness and master technique. MMA is a contact sport, and some of our classes involve controlled sparring. Ask our friendly staff for more details about what’s right for you.