Master Bren Foster, a highly talented and dynamic martial artist, holds an impressive 7th Dan in Taekwondo and is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His extensive martial arts journey encompasses a multitude of disciplines, including a 1st Dan in Hwrando and Hapkido. Bren's dedication to martial arts began at the tender age of 6, where he embarked on a lifelong quest for excellence and mastery.
Bren Foster's relentless pursuit of martial arts proficiency led him to explore various disciplines beyond Taekwondo and Jiu Jitsu. He delved into the realms of Thai Boxing, freestyle wrestling, and knife fighting, further expanding his repertoire of combat skills. Notably, Bren Foster also ventured into the world of bodybuilding, showcasing his physical prowess by securing victory at the Australian Bodybuilding Championships early in his career.
Throughout his martial arts journey, Bren Foster has accumulated an astonishing collection of over 150 first-place medals. He has fearlessly competed in over 200 matches across diverse disciplines such as Taekwondo, Kickboxing, and full-contact Karate. Beyond the realm of competition, Bren captivates audiences with his unique style of board breaking and acrobatic martial arts performances. Renowned as one of the most sought-after martial arts performers, he has garnered magazine headlines such as "Superkicker" and "Australia's Most Electrifying Martial Artist."
The accolades continue to pour in for Bren Foster, as he has emerged victorious in the prestigious "Australian Martial Arts Spectacular" for two consecutive years. This esteemed professional event brings together Australia's elite martial artists to showcase their skills and compete at the highest level. His remarkable contributions to Taekwondo have been acknowledged with an induction into Blitz magazine's Hall of Fame as the Taekwondo Instructor of the Year. Currently, Bren owns and operates the Elite Martial Arts and Fitness Centre, a thriving martial arts facility and gymnasium.
In addition to his mastery of the martial arts, Bren Foster has also honed his craft as a classically trained actor. He dedicated three years to studying acting at the University of Western Sydney, immersing himself in the art of performance. Passionate about his chosen path, Bren further refined his acting skills at the Actors Pulse, enriching his repertoire over two years of part-time study.
Bren's acting career has flourished in Australia, featuring prominently in numerous television dramas, including "Sea Patrol," "The Strip," "East West 101," "Review with Myles Barlow," and the iconic series "Home and Away." He achieved critical acclaim for his role as "Jamal," a compelling character in the critically acclaimed Australian feature film "Cedar Boys," where he was praised by Empire Film magazine as a "born star" for his captivating portrayal of a criminal attempting to guide his younger brother away from a life of crime.
Recognized for his martial arts prowess, Bren Foster ventured beyond Australia's shores, captivating audiences on an international scale. He worked with The Discovery Channel, showcasing his skills on the television show "Extreme Martial Arts," and collaborated with the National Geographic Channel for the feature-length documentary "Fight Science," where his martial arts abilities were put to the test against scientific analysis. Bren's involvement as a series regular in subsequent "Fight Science" episodes further solidified his reputation as an expert in the field.
Continuing his artistic journey, Bren Foster embarked on American film projects, delivering standout performances in "Bad to the Bone," where he portrayed the lead character "Donner Bone Mason," and "War Flowers," where he shared the screen with acclaimed actors Christina Ricci and Tom Berenger, assuming the role of Confederate Sergeant "John Ellis."
Currently, Bren Foster and his wife Chelsea, along with their two children, operate Elite Martial Arts and Fitness in Sydney Australia. www.elitema.com.au