About Ben Ackroyd
A black belt in Taekwondo, Ben was both au00a0competitor and coach at state and national level competitions, winning several Victorian and National Taekwondo championships in his teens.
Over a decade ago, Ben found Hangar 4 MMA, and has called it home ever since.u00a0During his time at the Hangar 4 training, coaching and competing, Ben has added a dozen fights to his record and claimed a WMC Victorian Light Heavyweight title.
Holding a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Education), Ben believes that strength training plays an important role in helping an athlete reach their potential. Participating in 8 Strong Man competitions within two years, in both the under 90kg and under 105kg class, Ben secured podium finishes in every competition.
Competition highlights include: 1st place u2013 round 2 of 2015 Victorian Strongman Grand Prix series U90kg; 2nd place overall finish 2015 Victorian Strongman Grand Prix series U90kg; 1st place u2013 round 1 of 2016 Victorian Strongman Grand Prix series U105kg; 1st place u2013 round 3 of 2016 Victorian Strongman Grand Prix series U105kg; 2nd place overall finish 2016 Victorian Strongman Grand Prix series U105kg; and 2nd place u2013 2016 Victoriau2019s Strongest Man U105kg (Arnoldu2019s Qualifier).
Strength & Conditiong, Muay Thai Coach