Paul Mracek


An international CEO, author, consultant, master trainer & coach, master black belt and a master communicator  with qualifications in Engineering, Management, NLP, Hypnotherapy and Coaching.  

Find out more about how Paul can help you…


Accepting that there will be a need to fail (First Attempt In Learning) as a part of the process and path to success takes away fear, knowing that you will inevitably succeed in whatever you do is what I call ‘Black Belt Thinking’ and what I teach my students and clients.

Paul Mracek – Achievements

Paul is a CEO, author, trainer, coach, consultant, master black belt and successful businessman, with qualifications in Engineering, Management, NLP, Hypnotherapy and Coaching.  He is a Master Communicator and continues his research into advanced NLP and business principles combined with martial arts philosophy.

He continues to develop new training programs focused on TCM principles and bio-mechanical responses that are simple, safe and effective to learn and use. Paul has also gained additional qualifications in Meditation, Mindfulness, Bowen Therapy, Sports Training, G-Jo Acupressure and is a Reiki Master Teacher.

”The secret to success is consistency of purpose, readiness for responsibility and the taking of action; knowing not thinking, doing not trying achieves dreams!”- Paul Mracek



  • CEO, Kotan Australia Pty Ltd
  • Chartered Professional Engineer
  • Fellow – Mangers & Leaders, Aust. & NZ.
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Directors

Martial Arts

  • Chief Master Instructor
  • 8th Dan Black Belt NMAA Taekwondo
  • 8th Dan Black Belt TaekwonJitsu
  • 6th Dan Black Belt Taekwondo Academy, Malaysia
  • 4th Dan Black Belt WTF, Korea
  • International Instructor (Defensive Tactics & PPCT )
  • International Coach – Open Circle Fighting Method


Fellow – Royal Victorian Association of Honorary Justices

Countries Trainer / Taught / Researched

Responsible for businesses in China, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan and Australia. Global engineering chief and responsibility across North America, Europe and Asia.


  • Australia
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • India
  • Cyprus
  • England


  • America
  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • England
  • Germany


  • Australia
  • Malaysia
  • England
  • Cyprus
  • China
  • Thailand

Keynote Speaker

  • Australia
  • America
  • Brazil
  • England
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • France


  • Innovation & Resilience Award – Covid (Volunteers Victoria 2020 Team Leader RVAHJ)
  • Australasian Martial Arts Hall of Fame Recipient – Inductee 2019
  • World Karate Union – Hall of Fame Recipient – Inductee 2019
  • Black Sash – Award of Excellence (Shaolin Temple Kungfu & MAA)
  • Councillor – Australian Industry Group (2002 – 2007)
  • Councillor – Australian Standards (2007 – 2009)
  • Business Quality Award (ISA Global 2007)

    Books & Articles

    Paul has written a number of books and articles on strategy, management, operations, personal development, success and martial arts.


    • Energy Foundations – Creating Success In Life
    • Combat Flow Master – Advanced Defensive Tactics
    • Why Good Managers Fail To Engage
    • Make Things Happen – 6 Simple Shift to Achieving Success
    • Kotan – The way to Mind & Body Balance
    • The Art Of The Warrior Mindset, How To Make Things Happen
    • Self Defence for Women
    • Beginners Guide – Yoga & Meditation
    • Qigong – Unlimited Personal Power & Energy
    • Kickboxing Fitness


    • Life Learnings in Martial Arts
    • How to get into peak performance zone and increase your health and well being
    • Martial mindfulness for today
    • Living a modern Bushido Life
    • Fajing – explosive power
    • ROI of Leadership & Communication
    •  How Lack Of Sleep Affects You More Than You Realise
    • How to turn around common business performance issues
    • The power of being nice
    • Decision fatigue and the energy time paradox
    • Being mindful in your business
    • A warrior mindset for success
    • Different views of self defence in Australia (Prts 1 & 2)
    • How effective sleep improves performance

    Business & Personal Coaching

    Warrior Mindset

    This book is real and practical and gives you a set of tools, skills and knowledge that you can use straight away to be more focused and productive in what ever you do, whether it is in your Business, Personal or Professional life! 

    Personal Growth

    Make Things Happen

    This books not only provides what to do, it also goes through the steps on how to do them. The formula has been put into 6 simple steps that provide a framework so that you can start to achieve the things you’ve dreamed about!

    Business & Personal Success


     This book steps you through the basics and the drivers to daily stress and how this impacts the mind and body; and the techniques to being focused, relaxed and happier; and as a result improving productivity and performance at work and at home. 


    Over 70+ educational videos created for coaching material for mind and body balance;  teaching self defence for general public, security officer, etc. from basic to advanced levels

    “The secret to success is consistency of purpose, radiness for responsibility and then taking action, knowing not thinking, doing not trying achieves dreams”…Paul Mracek



    (613)-9532 5476



    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3190