Dan began instructing for IGKS in 2009 in the old Willagee Dojo. As a child he trained in Ju Jitsu and after the arrival of his son resumed full time training in Goju Karate under Sensei Rod Darling and Sensei Paul Newton. From 2010 to 2012 Dan and his family lived in London where he worked as an executive in a major Oilfield Service Company. During this time Dan trained with a variety of Sensei’s dabbling in Kyokushin, Jui Jitsu, Jodo and MMA.
Dan has studied broadly and travelled extensively over many years in industry. He enjoys the challenge of diverse groups of students and loves seeing students grow and improve.
Dan’s two children Ben (15) and Emily (11) have both trained since an early age and are both assistant instructors at this Dojo. Despite being exposed to some inspirational instructors while in London Emily and Ben couldn’t wait to return to IGKS where “the karate is fun and everyone laughs a lot”!
Students who wish to train more than once a week with Dan will find him at Atwell, Bicton, Canning Vale and White Gum Valley.
This new Dojo in Canning Vale is located in the Amherst Village Function Centre in the function room. A great place to start your journey into the world of karate.
If your kids have ever thought about giving martial arts a go; or thought of getting your kids into karate, this is a great time to start.
With high ceilings and a large 315 square meter area, this hall is a great location for Karate as it enables large classes to fit in very comfortably. The facility also boasts of vinyl flooring, great toilet facilities and reverse-cycle air-conditioning for comfort all year round.
Wednesday & Thursday:
Amherst Community Centre
Corner Warton Rd and Amherst Rd. Canningvale
Huntingdale Community Hall
199 Holmes St, Southern River WA 6110
|3.30pm||Kanga Karate 4yrs to 6yrs (Amherst)|
|4.00pm||Kanga Karate 4yrs to 6yrs|
|4.15pm||Junior Karate 7yrs to 12yrs (Amherst)||Kanga Karate 4yrs to 6yrs|
|5.00pm||Junior Karate 7yrs to 12yrs|
|5.15pm||Junior Karate 7yrs to 12yrs|
|6.00pm||Advanced Juniors (Huntingdale)|