Josh commenced training at the Carindale PCYC in 2010. He is the youngest son of Ernie Civitarese and the third member of the family to attain his black belt. Josh has won many state and national level titles in sparring taekwondo. In 2014 he obtained his 1st pum and in 2015 Josh received his 2nd pum. In December 2017 he received his 3rd dan.