Fran started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2013 with Anthony Perosh and Elvis Sinosic at Team Perosh, formerly SPMA. She received her Black Belt from Movement Martial Arts in December 2022. Fran has been an active competitor in BJJ, competing locally, nationally, and internationally including in the IBJJF World Championships in America, IBJJF Asian Championships in Japan, and UAE World Championships in Abu Dhabi. Major achievements include medalling at the UAEJJF National Qualifiers, AFBJJ Australian National Championship 2018, and IBJJF Pan-Pacific Championships.
Fran has been teaching women's only classes since 2017 and is an advocate for all women training BJJ. She has also been involved in Australian Girls in Gi events, training camps, and competitions.
Her favourite submission is the Lapel Half Nelson.