Jessica Lavers-McBain

Fight Name: Dragon Noi

Date Began Martial Arts: 1999

Jessica is the Head Instructor at Black Dragon Kai Jimboomba. She teaches and mangers the fullt ime centre. Jessica has a very extensive martial arts background and is the most decorated Combat Sports Athlete in Australia.

Jessica has competed in more than 200 bouts and holds the World Muay Thai Title and the World Combat Wrestling Title, included in her total of 75 titles accross 8 different combat sports.

She also teaches at the Australian Army Combative Centre at 7th Brigade Gallipoli Barracks weekly.

Martial Arts Ranks

  • 9th Khan - Muay Thai - Kru Yai
  • Advanced 5th Degree Black Belt - Modern Martial Arts - Kyoshi
  • 5th Degree Black Belt - Jissen Budo - Shihan-Dai
  • 5th Degree Black Belt - Freestyle Taekwondo
  • 4th Degree Black Belt - MMA - Senior Coach (BDK/FCJJ)
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt - Arnis/Escrima/Kali
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt - Bushikai - Sensei
  • 1st Degree Black Belt - Zen Do Kai - Sempai
  • 1st Degree Black Belt - Gokyushin-Ryu Renshinkan Aiki Budo
  • Black Belt - Brazillian Jiu Jitsu - Professor
  • Green Belt - Judo (Judo Australia)
  • Green Belt - Kudo (Kudo Australia)

 

Instructor & Coach Levels

  • International Wrestling Coach Level 1 (United World Wrestling)
  • Boxing Coach Level 1 (Boxing Australia / NCAS)
  • BodyCuff Instructor - Universal Restraint System (Salus Consulting)
  • Defensive Tactics Instructor (PPCT)
  • Kinetic Fighting Instructor (KEF)
  • Level 1 Unarmed Combat (Scientific Fighting Congress)

 

Qualifications

  • Certificate 3 in Community Recreation (Majoring in Martial Arts)
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children - Blue Card

 

Awards

  • Australia Day - Senior Sports Person Award (Scenic Rim) 2017
  • Grand Champion of the Kai
  • Black Dragon Kai Student of the Year 2008
  • Black Dragon Kai Strongest Female Student of the Year 1999
  • Spirit of Black Dragon Kai Award 2016
  • Fight Club Jiu Jitsu Highest Achievement Award 2010
  • Fight Club Jiu Jitsu Strongest Competitor Award 2011
  • Fight Club Jiu Jitsu Most Outstanding Student 2012
  • Awarded Muay Thai Trainer Monkong 2011
  • Gold Na Khanom Tom Award
  • Silver Na Khanom Tom Award
  • Black Dragon Kai Most Outstanding Peformance Award 2015
  • Black Dragon Kai Leadership Award 2017
  • Black Dragon Kai Lifetime Member
  • Black Dragon Kai Supporter of the Year 2018
  • Black Dragon Kai Muay Thai Student of the Year 2019
  • Black Dragon Kai Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Student of the Year 2020

 

Accomplishments

Competed in...

  • Freestyle Wrestling
  • Combat Wrestling
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Muay Thai
  • Boxing
  • Full Contact Karate
  • Kudo
  • MMA

 

INTERNATIONAL represented, trained or coached for Australia

  • New Zealand
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • United Arab Emirites
  • Philippines
  • Canada
  • Algeria
  • French Polynesia
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • France
  • South Africa
  • Guam
  • Mongolia
  • China
  • Hungary
  • Germany

                 

        

NATIONAL represented, trained or coached for Queensland

  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • South Australia
  • Western Australia
  • Northern Territory

      

 

COMBAT WRESTLING

  • World Combat Wrestling Champion

 

OLYMPIC FREESTYLE WRESTLING

  • 2 x Qualified for Selection to Olympic Games Trials (Africa/Oceania Selection Event)
  • 2 x Oceania Continental Champion
  • 2 x Australian Oceania Qualifier Champion
  • 2 x Australian Champion
  • Australian Open Champion
  • 3 x Australia Cup Champion
  • 2x New Zealand Champion
  • Victorian Champion
  • 2 x Western Australian Champion
  • South Australia Champion
  • New South Wales Champion
  • Canberra Cup Champion
  • Maribyrnong Champion
  • 4 x Girls Into Wrestling Champion

 

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

  • 2 x IBJJF International Thailand Champion
  • 3 x QBJJC South Pacific Champion
  • Oceanic Champion
  • 6 x Australian Champion
  • 2 x UAE Abu Dhabi Trials New Zealand Champion
  • 8 x Queensland Champion
  • 2 x New South Wales Champion
  • 9 x South East Queensland Champion
  • 3 x Gold Coast Champion
  • 3 x Ranked overall #1 Qld Female Competitor - QBJJC

 

MUAY THAI

  • World Muay Thai Champion
  • Intercontinental Muay Thai Champion
  • Evolution Muay Thai Champion
  • 2 x South Pacific Muay Thai Champion
  • East Coast Australian Muay Thai Champion
  • #1 Ranked Flyweight Fighter International Kickboxer 2007-2011

 

BOXING

  • Australian Boxing Champion
  • Golden Gloves Australian Boxing Champion
  • 2 x Queensland Boxing Champion

 

KYOKUSHIN BARE KNUCKLE KARATE

  • Australian Champion
  • Queensland Champion

 

KUDO (Japanese MMA)

  • International Female Open Kudo Champion
  • 2 x Queensland State Kudo Champion

 

Instructor at...

Jimboomba (est 1994)