Join us for New Zealand's premiere Martial Arts camp

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*PLEASE NOTE: while this schedule is unlikely to change, VRMA reserves the right to amend the schedule in the case of unforeseen circumstances

*PLEASE NOTE: while this schedule is unlikely to change, VRMA reserves the right to amend the schedule in the case of unforeseen circumstances



Aaron Gassor AKA ‘Ginger Ninja Trickster’

Aaron Gassor the ‘Ginger Ninja Trickster’ is a World renowned YouTube celebrity with more than 1 million subscribers currently following his channel.

Gassor is famous for his extensive series of instructional and entertaining Taekwon-Do videos on YouTube.

As a 3rd Degree ITF Taekwon-Do blackbelt, Gassor's videos combine ITF-style TKD with acrobatic tricking.

Brad ‘The Quake’ Riddell - WKBF World Champion

Brad ‘The Quake’ Riddell is a WKBF Kickboxing World Champion, NZ WMC Muay Thai Champion and Commonwealth Middleweight Champion, and he’s now making a big name for himself in MMA.

…and it just so happens he’s also a super nice guy and superb coach.

Riddell really came to prominence when he met Aussie Muay Thai legend, John Wayne Parr under ‘Caged Muay Thai’ rules, taking their first bout on two days’ notice.


While he wasn’t victorious in their first encounter, Riddell redeemed himself in their rematch, where he repeatedly dropped ‘JWP’ to the canvas, en route to a convincing victory. To watch Brad in action, watch the highlight video below…

Said Salem - Strength & Conditioning Coach / Boxer

Originally from the United Kingdom, Said Salem BSc is a top Strength and Conditioning Coach currently working out of celebrated UFC Fighter Dan Hooker’s Combat Academy in Auckland, NZ.

Coach Salem combines his Sport Science background with a depth of experience earned in his 22 fights as an amateur boxer.

We look forward to Coach Salem sharing his powerful, personalised strength and conditioning training solutions which precisely match the demands of Mixed Martial Arts and Combat Sports with drills for explosiveness, footwork, agility and strength.

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Carl van Roon - Camp Host & Director of VRMA

Carl van Roon holds ITF Taekwon-Do World Championship & World Cup titles from 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2017 across sparring, special technique and prearranged sparring. He additionally holds ISKA World Championship titles from 2010 & 2016.

Coach Van Roon has a Masters Degree in Sport & Exercise Science, a 3rd Dan blackbelt in ITF Taekwon-Do, a 4th Dan blackbelt in Karate, and was the first Captain of the WAKO Kickboxing NZ team.
In late 2018 the ITF named him an official ‘Icon’ of the International Taekwon-Do community.


As Camp host and Master of Ceremonies, Coach van Roon and his team will ensure you enjoy a smooth experience at VRMA Summer Camp 2019.

Camp Location

Due to the response, this year’s Summer Camp will be held at the ‘MMC’ (AKA Warrior Taekwon-Do):

198 Marua Road (See map below) 



To hold your place at the VRMA Summer Camp 2019, please complete the form below and transfer your camp fee of $350.00 New Zealand Dollars (Bank details are listed at the bottom of this page).

This fee covers your attendance to ALL the training sessions provided by some of the World's best Martial Artists. PLEASE note, spaces are limited! 

*NOTE - fee options are available for 2 or 3 day camp attendance for those who cannot attend the entire camp. Simply send us the sessions you would ideally like to attend in the questions / queries section of the registration form.

2 day camp attendance fee: $200.00 NZD

3 day camp attendance fee: $275.00 NZD

4 day camp attendance fee: $350.00 NZD

REGISTER NOW - 'Reserve my place at VRMA Summer Camp 2019!'

*Please note, places are limited.

Name *

To confirm your place on camp, please direct credit your camp fee to:

TSB Account:                 Van Roon Martial Arts Ltd.
Account Number:         15-3970-0141780-10
Please clearly reference any payments with Summer Camp code: "VRSC19"

Thank you for choosing Van Roon Martial Arts.

If you have any questions or queries, please email Summer Camp host Carl van Roon at: