Instructors - chalkstone karate Club

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Steve Hart is Chalkstone karate clubs senior instructor (Sensei) and is responsible for all aspescts of running the club. He started his karate training in 1987 and achieved his fisrt dan (shodan) black belt in 1992. Spending all his time teaching meant that achieveing second dan (Nidan) didn't happen until 2008, third dan (Sandan) in 2011 and fourth dan (Yon dan) in 2016

Steve regularly attends training sessions at the Toyakwai Karate Association headquarters with top instructors and is in training for fifth dan (Go dan)

In addition to his karate qualifications Steve has been fully DBS vetted and has training in child protection and first aid.

Gary Dadds started his karate training in 2006. Progressing through the ranks he achieved his 1st Dan black belt in 2011. Consistent training saw Gary pass his 2nd Dan grading in 2013. Gary regularly attends training with top instructors and achieved his 3rd Dan in December 2016.

In addition to his karate qualifications Gary is DBS vetted and has training in first aid and child protection
Lee McCormack took up karate in 2001 under the KUGB. After 4 years of hard training 1st Dan was achieved in 2005. During this time Lee also trained with top instructors and competed at both local and national level. Taking time out for university, work and marriage for 6 years Lee returned to karate and joined Chalkstone Karate club in 2013. Following many hours of hard training 2nd Dan was achieved in 2015. Lee is now training towards his 3rd Dan.

Lee is DBS vetted and first aid trained.
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