Kieron (Ky) Jeffers
From Australia living in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Owner/Instructor at Infinity Bjj Cheras...brown belt under Professor Neil Owen Infinity Martial Arts. Instagram: Infinity_bjj_cheras Accomplishments: 2009 Pan Pacific Champion u67kg Blue belt. 2010 blue & 2011purple silver medalist.
Q&A Session Between Kieron (Ky) Jeffers and Elite Sports
Question: What will you suggest to the newcomers?
Answer: Don’t watch too much YouTube. Train often.
Question: What does it mean for you to be a fighter?
Answer: I don’t think of my self as a fighter, I’m a Bjj practitioner.
Question: What are the essential things for the training?
Answer: First and foremost you need training partners and a good coach.
Question: What is the meaning of success in your mind?
Answer: Learning is success.
Question: Is there any difference b/w your common days’ diet and during competition training diet?
Answer: My diet seldom change. The only difference is when competing I control portion size.
Question: How does a beginner will prepare for the competition?
Answer: Relax. Any advice for beginners? Don’t take your self or competition too seriously remember some days you are the hammer some days you are the nail.
Question: 7. How is it helpful to have the information about your competitor?
Answer: It’s nice to know what their style is before hand so you can anticipate them. But that can all change on the day.
Question: 8. Is the martial arts necessary for a common person?
Answer: Yes it’s great for everybody How? Well for kid it’s great for confidence, discipline, concentration, coordination and this in turn helps them academically. The same is true for adults and helps them be successful in life.
Question: Which moment is memorable for you in your past competitions?
Answer: PanPacs Gold.
Question: How do martial arts help to build a leader?
Answer: As I said before it gives you confidence, discipline, concentration.
Question: What would be your dream fight?
Answer: Rubens Charles. If I was a Black belt and in my late 20’s early 30’s.
Question: How is the road plan necessary for any competition?
Answer: I train the same. I don’t do ‘fight camp’ that way baring injuries you are always ready to compete.
Question: Do you have any advice for your competitors?
Question: How much importance has the sports gear in any competition?
Answer: You need to be comfortable in your gear otherwise it will be in the back of your mind and take away from your performance.
Question: What should we learn from the legends /or from the seniors?
Answer: Who is your inspiration? My coach is my inspiration & my mentor. He has an amazing work ethic. I guess the most important thing he has taught me is you don’t have to be the most gifted athlete to do will you need hard work. Hard work trumps talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
Question: To whom you would like to compliment for your success?
Answer: My Professor Neil Owen.
Question: Who is your favorite legendary fighter? Why?
Answer: Roger Gracie.. he epitomizes old school Jiu Jitsu.