S T A F F
Jeremy Frankcombe - Owner/Instructor
Natalie Frankcombe - Owner/Instructor/Personal Trainer
At 10th Planet Hobart we provide a family friendly, supportive, safe, clean and enjoyable learning environment, focusing on delivering everything that 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu system has to offer. Mastering the Warm ups class runs daily, classes are provided for Kids, Teens, Adults from Beginners to Advanced and private tuition by appointment. The Coaches at 10th Planet Hobart strive to produce an environment that, whatever the age or experience level, you can take your game to the next level!
10th Planet Hobart owners Jeremy and Natalie Frankcombe are a husband and wife team who commenced their martial arts journeys in the Korean grappling art of GKYS, earning their 1st degree Black Belts in 2011.
Jem and Nat have trained directly under Frank Barca, Australia’s first 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Black belt and owner of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Melbourne since 2009 and 2010 respectively, traveling from Tasmania to Melbourne multiple times a year to enhance their skill-set and to compete.
In April 2011 they opened their first grappling school, Hobart No-Gi Grappling which was solely dedicated to the submission only, sport style of grappling.
In April 2017 they affiliated under Eddie Bravo with the guidance and support of Frank Barca and opened 10th Planet Hobart, the third 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Moon in Australia and the first 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu affiliate in the state of Tasmania.
Jeremy (AKA Jem)
Jem is the head coach at 10th Planet Hobart. Jem received his purple belt from Frank Barca in 2017.
Like his mentor, Jem is obsessed with the beauty, intricacies and technical details of the 10th Planet System and it his passion to instill this knowledge in his students. In addition to this, Jem is a regular competitor, with multiple podium placings locally and nationally, including the Grappling Industries Advanced divisions and has competed in Tasmania’s first ever submission only invitational.
Jem is an extremely technical coach, breaking down movement and technique to a molecular level to cater to a myriad of learning styles. His effective and efficient coaching style has seen many of his students reach the podium in state, national and international competitions.
Jem is avaliable for one on one tuition in 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, small group Jiu Jitsu sessions and 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Seminars.
Natalie (AKA Nat)
Nat is the assistant coach at 10th Planet Hobart. She was the first person to be ranked in the 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu system within Tasmania and received her Brown Belt from Frank Barca in December 2018, making her the only female 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt in the Southern Hemisphere and Tasmania's highest ranked female Jiu Jitsu practitioners.
Nat is also one of Tasmania’s most prolific competitors and frequently competes on the national circuit. She is a 3x Grappling Industries Absolute Champion, 2018 Aus Sub Only Specialst Champion, 2018 Boa 8 Superfight Winner, 2019 ADCC Oceania Silver Medialist and has submitted some of Australia’s best female and world class grapplers in competitions such as ADCC Australia.
Nat is also a qualified personal trainer and is avaliable for one on one training in 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, Small Group Strength and Conditioning training and one on one Personal Training by appointment.
· 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu
· Adults NoGi Jiu Jitsu
· Beginners NoGi Jiu Jitsu
· Teens NoGi Jiu Jitsu
· Kids NoGi Jiu Jitsu
· Strength and Conditioning
· Private Tuition
Address: Moonah Sport Centre
17 Gormanston Road Moonah, TAS, 7010