Instructors


Chief Instructor

Sensei Phil Noble, 4th Dan

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Founder Of Shindo Karate Association

Australian Karate Federation Accreditation

Former Kumite/Sparring Champion

Hoppers Crossing Dojo Instructor

Senior Instructor

Sensei Wayne Noble, 4th Dan

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4th Dan Black Belt

36 years experience

Victorian state coach 2007 - present

Australian team coach 2012 - present

Level 2 NCAS Coaching Accreditation

 Senior First Aid

 Working With Children Check

Has developed countless Black belts, state, National and International champions over many years.

 
 
Interests:

Karate

Travel

Family

Football

Favourite Quote:
" You have a brain in your head,
You have feet in your shoes,
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose"

 

Senior Instructor

Sensei Vince Brogna, 4th Dan

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4th Dan Black Belt

36+ years experience

Shindo Black Belt of the Year 2005

Level 1 NCAS Coaching Accreditation

Senior First Aid

Working With Children Check

Bachelor of Business in Accounting

Certificate IV Transport & Distribution

Dojo Manager/Instructor of Shindo Altona Meadows since 1991

Generating quality Black Belts since 1994, over 50 and counting …

Interests:
Travelling

Cooking

Snow Skiing

Football

Favourite Martial Arts Movie: ‘Kill Bill’

Absolute true believer of the attitude that: “A Black Belt is only a White Belt who never quit!”

    

Senior Instructor

Sensei Ray Vella, 4th Dan

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  About:

4th Dan Black Belt

36+ years experience

Level 1 NCAS Coaching Accreditation

First Aid Certificate

Working With Children Check

Developed countless Black belts over many years.

Instructor of Derrimut Heath Dojo


Interests:

Karate

Travel

Cycling

Meditation

Favourite Quote:
Your mind is your only limit!

Senior Instructor

Sensei Alan Hill, 3rd Dan

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Instructor of Point Cook Dojo

Instructor of Williamstown Dojo

Over twenty years experience in Shindo Karate

Accredited coach

Regular visitor to Okinawa  to train and gain further knowledge, guidance and instruction from masters in the birth place of karate do

Specialist in self defence and awareness

Believes that karate should be taught in a friendly and welcoming environment that  has no restrictions to age or  fitness levels

 

Favourite Quote:

Kimchi Hogen Sensei once said; "If it comes, simply meet it, if it leaves, simply send it on its way but...... if it opposes, simply settle it"

 

Instructor

Sensei Casey Bradford, 3rd Dan

 

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About:
3rd Dan Black Belt

3 time Australian Kumite & Kata AKF Champion

20 years of Karate Experience

Qualified Personal Training Accreditation

First Aid Certified

Working with children check

Junior Black Belt of the year 2003 & 2006

First Female Sensei in Shindo History

Instructor in both Altona Meadows Dojo and Hoppers Crossing Dojo.

 

 

Instructor

Sensei Craig Stuart 3rd Dan

 


About:
3rd Dan Shindo Karate

3rd Dan WCA – World Combat Association under Iain Abernethy 6th Dan WCA

1st Dan KUGB – Under Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan

Level 1 Instructor under Karl Thornton – Karl Thornton’s MDTA WCA Approved –Pure Reality Based Self Defence – RBSD.

Senior Instructor with the World Combat Association – WCA

Qualified Instructor in Bunkai/Practical Karate under Sensei Iain Abernethy 6th Dan

32 yrs experience

Level 1 – Bronze - NCAS Coaching Accreditation

Senior First Aid + CPR

Working with Children Check

Former member of the Victorian State Kata Team - Veterans.

Former member of the Australian Kata Team – Veterans.

Interests outside of Karate:
Indoor Rowing - over 17 million metres completed and counting!