Stewart Moulden

Professor Stewie Moulden is a guest instructor at Jean Jacques Machado Melbourne, housed within Melbourne Budo Academy.

Professor Stewie Moulden is the founder and chief instructor at Stewie’s House of BJJ, an official Affiliate School under the Jean Jacques Machado Association. The Bendigo academy has been operating for 15+years and is home to 7 active BJJ Black Belts and 40+ full-time members who train upwards of 6 days a week under the guidance Professor Stewie Moulden.

Stewie has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 20+ years and been a martial artist for 25+ years. Originally earned his BJJ Black Belt in May 2009 under Professor John Will, he then went on to train with a variety of different coaches in Kosen Style Judo and Jiu Jitsu, the likes of Professor Richard Norton, Kosen Judo Coaches Paul Cale & David Coultas, close friend & World Champion Professor Jay Zeballos, Master/Legend Rickson Gracie and of course Master Jean Jacques Machado. In March 2016 Master Jean Jacques retied Stewie’s Black Belt around his waist making him an official and direct linage black belt to the legend himself and also promoting him to 2nd Degree black belt. In 2019, he was awarded the rank of 3rd degree black belt.


  • 25 years Martial Arts Experience
  • 18 years (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)
  • 15 years as Head Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach in Bendigo
  • 15 years’ experience in Security Operations, 5 years as Team Leader  in Acute Psychiatric Security.
  • Past 3 years as an Aggression Management Consultant to Government and Private Organizations
  • Coached “5" students through to the rank of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
  • Trained multiple Local, State, National & Pan Pacific Champions over the last 15 years
  • Competed International on 5 separate occasions, last three events where; IBJJF All Japan Jiu Jitsu Open 2010, IBJJF Masters World Championships 2014 & IBJJF Pan American Championships 2016.
  • Only one of two Australian’s to ever receive a degree black belt promotion from the world famous Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Master Jean Jacques Machado.
  • Category 5 Floro Fighting Systems Instructor, promoted & trained directly by Master Floro.

Currently Studying Counselling and Psychology