Kon Papaioannou

Kon Papaioannou

Coaching Category: Fitness

Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness


Kon Papaioannou is a high performance martial arts coach!

Kon Pappy's martial arts career spans over 30 years. He has competed at National and International levels in Wrestling, Sports Jiu-Jitsu, Pankration, Sambo, MMA and Boxing. Kon has successfully trained over 20 state and national champions. He is the current coach for the World Federation Pangration Athlima and a former 4-time World veteran's champion. Well respected among all his peers and community, 

Kon leads buy example, both on and off the mats. As a practitioner and coach, Kon can be described as a true master in a variety of martial arts systems which has helped him to offer one of the best martial arts training facilities around. Kon is owner and chief instructor at the “Fight Lab” in Tempe, Sydney New South Wales. Kon began his martial arts journey at a young age and grew to become a well-known competition fighter participating in competition circuits all around the world including India, USA, Europe, other countries in Asia and Australia were all countries where Kon was able to successfully compete and hone his skills to become one of the best inter-style martial artists around. 

Kon fights, MMA, Muay Thai, Koshiki, Kyokushin, BJJ and wrestling, something very rare in the world of martial arts, securing a place for him as a real legend of the industry.

 Kon's life experience’s is one of the reasons he is such a popular coach. The most important of Kon’s qualities certainly must be the care and personal attention he offers all of his clients. As a qualified sports coach and personal trainer Kon can provide effective programs that range from weight loss, general fitness, strength and conditioning, self-defence, martial arts from beginner to high performance. Through Kon’s talent as a coach he has been able to enrich the lives of many thousands of students, privileged enough to have passed through his doors. 

Kon Papaioannou is a coach who understands how to take any individual to the top of their game!

Awards & Certifications

5th Degree Coach Pangration | 2001-09-09

Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training | 2006-09-09

Diploma Sport Coaching Martial Arts | 2006-01-09

Certificate IV in Fitness | 2007-02-09

Work Experience

Australian College of Sports Development | Assisting Trainer and Assessor/Martial Arts Instructor/VET in Schools Program Coordinator

The Fight Lab | Director

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Sydney, NSW, AU

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