Shidoshi Grant Bannister (shidoshi meaning, stable and independant leader) started his training in Martial Arts in 1974 under the San Chi Kai Karate group led by Shihan Mal Lomax. Shihan Grant has spent most of his adult life teaching karate for the benefit of his students of which many have gone on to their own successes in the field both national and international. It is said that Shidoshi Grant Bannister is responsible for changing the lives of hundreds, if not thousands of students through his caring and articulate approach to martial arts and its profound effect that it has on the community when taught correctly.
Cameron Quinn is a 7th dan in Kyokushin Karate. Shihan Cameron is known and respected internationally for his teaching abilities and knowledge of his subject matter. Shihan Cameron authored what is considered to be one of Kyokushin karate's most notable books "The Budo Karate of Mas Oyama", for which he drew on his years of training in Japan, including as an Uchi Deshi (live in student) and personal translator to Sosai Mas Oyama, the founder of the Kyokushin. Cameron's experience and expertise in his field has carried him to all corners of the globe as a presenter, coach and referee. There are very few that can boast such a large resume in the discipline he has embraced. As a teacher Shihan Cameron is known for his dedication to his students in helping them achieve their goals in life, and by creating a training environment based on challenging but intelligent training, sound core values and respect for self and others. It is no wonder that he is held in such high esteem. Cameron is also a highly respected tackling coach and has trained elite teams and athletes from Australian Rules, rugby league and rugby union.
Dr. Reggie Cochran, PhD, DD, CPMA, DCH (Doctor of Clinical Hypnotherapy) is the project advisor / coordinator for Chuck Norris Enterprises and a business partner with Chuck & Gena Norris. Reggie is an internationally known Consultant, Coach, Speaker, Best Selling Author & Martial Arts Champion. Reg has co-authored books with Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Brian Tracy, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, to name a few. The latest book he coauthored "Think and Grow Rich Today hit #1 Best Seller status on Amazon the first day it was released. This earned him the coveted Quilly Award and induction into the National Academy of Best Selling Authors. His personal clients read like an international who's who directory filled with actors, entertainers, athletes and business professionals. Reg is the Producer, Director & Co-host of two weekly world wide TV shows - The Christian Success Club (on the Daily Gospel Networ) and QUITPROOF with Tom Jones (The Now Network) Both CSC and QUITPROOF have additional mentoring programs and podcast to help you become more successful in all areas of your life. You can follow both online at www.christiansuccessclub.net and www.quitproof.net He is also the Founder of "The Mentors Club" which for the last 10+ years has been an online Success University filled with mentoring from some of the worlds greatest Mentors, Millionaires and Motivators. You can find out more about MC at www.MentorsClub.com Dr. Reg is an Independent Strategic Intervention Coach. Reggie received his Strategic Intervention Coach training from the prestigious Robbins-Madanes Center, founded by Tony Robbins and Cloe Madanes. Reg is also an Independent Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker with The John Maxwell Team. When time allows, Reg is available for Keynote speaking at corporate, youth & mentoring events.
Doug Turnbull is a 7th dan black belt in Kyokushinkai Karate (KIKO) and 5th Dan Black Belt in Okinawa Koburyu Kobudo (weapons) Shihan Doug is the president of the Kyokushin International Karate Organisation and martial arts veteran of 50 years. Shihan Doug Turnbull instructs at his Marrickville dojo which he opened in 1982 and is recognised as one of Australia most prominent instructors. Many thousands of students have been trained under his tutelage and consequently has made a positive contribution to the local community. Shihan Doug has participated in almost all major Australian Kyokushin tournaments as a judge and/or referee between 1981 and 1995, and in all the national training camps between and including 1983-1993. In 1997, he was a referee at the finals of the 1st IFK World Championships in Moscow, and in 2005 he also refereed at the 3rd IFK World Championships in London and the Junior World Tournament in Greece in 2015. In 1999 and 2000 he was voted the Best and Fairest Official for NAS NSW, and in 2005 he was accredited as a Level 4 referee with the National All Styles (NAS). His competition experience includes first places in kumite and kata at State and National level. Shihan Doug Turnbull has a mission to continue with the Karate Spirit growing KIKO and training Kyokushin Karate to uniting the Spirit of Competition with the Spirit of the Martial Way and demonstrating to the general community the power of positive Martial Art influences in people and society.
Jeanette Hall is a 5th dan Black belt and the Co-founder and CEO of Hall's Taekwondo. Jeanette is a refined martial artis and coach and a driving force behind one of the world’s most successful martial arts businesses. Together with her husband Martin they have forged a Taekwondo legacy and changed the lives of literally hundreds of thousands of students throughout Taekwondo training. Jeanette’s influence and professionalism has endeared her to all who meet her. Jeanette has dual diplomas in both Sport Development, and Sport Coaching (Martial Arts) and together with a background in journalism, PR and marketing, Jeanette is a leader of outstanding quality.
Dean Roylance is an Elite Boxing Coach Dean Roylance knows what it takes to be a champion! As a former Australian Heavyweight boxing Champion Dean has experienced first-hand the highs and lows of the boxing world and life in general, but as a fighter has come out on top, and is ready to share his experiences with others to help as many people as possible through the art of boxing. After all boxing provides the resilience and fighting spirit needed to help our kids overcome life’s biggest challenges. Dean dedication to helping youth makes him a stand-out coach in his field. Dean has a philosophy that life’s biggest battles are fought outside the ring, but it’s the ring that helps prepare our youth for the battles ahead, he wants to bring out the inner fighter within all of us.