Freestyle Martial Arts

Team Freestyle

An elite group of Proactive (AFMA, XMA & MTK) members who train and compete in All-Style tournaments in a variety of formats including point, continuous sparring, team events, Kata, forms, breaking, synchronised & to music demonstrations.

Team Freestyle gives selected members the opportunity to compete against competitors from various styles in regular competition, as well as state, national and world titles.

Train to your personal best!

Team Freestyle sessions are specialized classes focusing on Tournament training, and skills required in sports karate. You will learn the rules, strategies and skills required for; Sparring (Point & Continuous), Forms / Kata, Board Breaking, Demonstration and team events.

Team Freestyle training sessions are only open to AFMA members who are 100% committed to training to their personal best.

Team Freestyle for elite members

To make Team Freestyle you must first be invited! You must be over Blue Belt and show the right qualities in general training.

To be invited, you must train hard, display good sportsmanship, and prove you would be a quality ambassador for AFMA. If you meet the above requirements, Your Instructor may nominate you with a formal invitation to try out.

Team Freestyle Mission

  • Develop SKILLS required for sports all style events.
  • Develop WINNING ATTITUDE attitude, by challenging competitors to do their Personal Best in training and competition.
  • Develop FOCUS to train and perform in a variety of environments and situations with total concentration.
  • GOAL setting for team and individual long term plans through short term goals.
  • Develop personal EXCELLENCE.
  • Sportsmanship: RESPECT for opposition, self & team.
  • FUN: Celebrate team efforts.

Team Freestyle Coaches

Head Coach 2nd Dan AFMA Dai Sempai Eduardo Novembre has led the team since 2016. Sensei Ed also competes with some amazing performances,with numerous round 1st places but also NAS Victorian State Champion Title 2015, NAS Victorian State 2nd Place 2013/2014/2016 & ISKA World Titles 2014.

Ed is supported by Kemal Kemalogullari 2nd Dan as Assistant coach with Ringside Coach Kiara Gerada 2nd Dan AFMA, National Champion Extreme Weapons & Victorian Team State winner.  Sensei Antonio De Cata 3rd Dan as Team captain. Parent Representative Vito Munafo.


Tournaments are an excellent sporting challenge. There is a wide range of tournament styles, formats and rules. If you would like to compete please speak to the Team Freestyle Instructors prior as contact levels and rules vary immensely. Your instructor will be able to advise you on which tournaments are suitable, currently Team Freestyle enter NAS & some others as advised.

AFMA run bi-annual interclub tournament, that suits our style, is fair to all members, runs safely & timely, and is a fun & positive. Every participant is awarded a medallion or trophy. The AFMA Interclub tournament has divisions suitable for all levels, including novice levels.

Team Freestyle Handbook

For Proactive Self Defence Team Freestyle members – download your Team Freestyle Handbook!

Team Freestyle Training Times


6:00pm – 8:00pm


8:00am – 9:15pm

Private Training

Team Freestyle members may train in groups or privately as needed.


Team Freestyle demonstrations may be booked for days and times around the team’s training schedule.

Demonstration Bookings


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