A Martial Artist since 1973, and a Black Belt since 1983, Sensei Joanne Van Deursen has trained in Aikido and Karate. Sensei Joanne is also a police officer with the Region of Waterloo, and has conducted numerous courses in women’s self defence.
Sigung David Hackett began his Martial Arts career in 1985 at the Scarlet Dragon Society in Kitchener, Ontario. The name was eventually changed to Ron Day’s Kitchener Kicks by founder Master Ron Day and he has been a loyal student and instructor ever since. Twenty three years later, Master Day passed the torch to Sigung […]
Sensei Marian Draghici has been involved in the Martial Arts since 1979. A Black Belt since 1990, Sensei Marian has an extensive amount of teaching and competition experience as the head of the Karate program at the Kitchener Kicks Martial Arts Centre.
Sifu Yara Ruban has been a Martial Artist since 1980, achieving his Black Belt in 1989. In addition to Shaolin Kung Fu, Sifu Yara has also studied Shito-Ryu Karate, and Seven Star Preying Mantis Kung Fu. He especially enjoys teaching beginners and children. Sifu Yara also enjoys swimming, camping, and target shooting.