Gavin Robert Hain
Gavin Hain started his training at the age of 12 in kempo karate and Japanese Jiu Jitsu. Competing in every competition that came up from point sparring, karate, Ju Jitsu, submission grappling, kudo and mixed martial arts. Competing around Australia along with representing his country in Europe at the age of 15 and and achieving his first black belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu in Europe.
Gavin opened up a club with a friend at a community hall for the under privileged before moving states to broaden his skills and beginning to train in kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He was a student who trained at a variety of different martial art clubs and competing in different styles on the Gold Coast before advancing into a qualified instructor of Brazilian jiu-jitsu and black dragon Kai Muay Thai at Fight Club Jiu Jitsu Miami. In the past several years Gavin has reached his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and 4th Khan Black arm Band in Black Dragon Kai Muay Thai.
In that time he has also competed in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Gi and No Gi) throughout Australia along with amateur Muay Thai and amateur MMA (XFC 19 winner & XFC 22 Title Fight Champion for Lightweight Under 70.6kgs) before moving on and fighting MMA professionally. Gavin also holds a Certificate 3 and 4 in fitness from the human performance centre in Miami.
Q&A Session Between Gavin Robert Hain and Elite Sports
Question: What will you suggest to the newcomers?
Answer: Learn as much as you possible can.
Question: What does it mean for you to be a fighter?
Answer: Everything as it is my life’s work.
Question: What are the essential things for the training?
Answer: To make sure that I don’t lack in any areas, techniques/ fitness/ strength and conditioning/ Diet. Everything is as important as the other.
Question: What separates you from every other fighter in your division?
Answer: An addiction towards it, I don’t care about anything else. I have to be great at it all.
Question: What is the meaning of success in your mind?
Answer: It all comes down to priorities and how bad you want it.
Question: Is there any difference b/w your common days’ diet and during competition training diet?
Answer: Depending on the weight class you are competing in will depend on if you have to cut weight or not. Although you should always try to eat as best and as healthy as you can.
Question: How does a beginner will prepare for the competition? Any advice for beginners?
Answer: Learn the rules, look after your body, rest when you need to and learn as much as possible, and don’t stop training.
Question: How is it helpful to have the information about your competitor?
Answer: To know their strengths and weaknesses and how that will work with putting together a game plan.
Question: Is the martial arts necessary for a common person? How?
Answer: There are many reasons 1 would start martial arts for skill development, discipline, fitness, self-defense, integrity.
Question: Which moment is memorable for you in your past competitions?
Answer: Achieving my black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Question: How do martial arts help to build a leader?
Answer: Martial arts can help grow a person for all the right reasons, it will help you build confidence, respect, honor, integrity, also to know how much it takes to achieve something you really want.
Question: How is the road plan necessary for any competition?
Answer: know where you are headed so you are not in a race going nowhere.
Question: How much importance has the sports gear in any competition?
Answer: Sports gear is a must for safety in every competition.
Question: What should we learn from the legends /or from the seniors? Who is your inspiration?
Answer: Remember that the seniors have been there and done it all before, that gives you a great path to know that anything is possible.
Question: To whom you would like to compliment for your success?
Answer: I would like to compliment all of my teachers and instructors along the way, without them I would not be where I am today.
Question: Who is your favorite legendary fighter? Why?
Answer: One of my favorite fighters would have to be Fedor, because of how great he is in every area of martial arts.