• Our Instructors

    All Instructors have a wealth of experience and a strong desire to pass on these skills in a family friendly environment. Our adult instructors have National Criminal History Record Check and/or “Working with Children check”, and First Aid qualifications.

  • Master Jamie Marsh

    Head Instructor

    7th Dan (Kukkiwon), 6th Dan (Jidokwan)

    Jamie Marsh 7th Dan (Kukkiwon), 6th Dan (Jidokwan), has been doing martial arts for over 40 years. He has successfully competed in State, National, International events. He coaches the sparring squad and runs the team leader program. He has 4th Dan Black Belt in Hapkido, and is a certified Krav Maga, Boxing/Kickboxing, and MMA Instructor. He also conducts/examines First Aid courses. His son Tyler (see profile) is also involved in the club. When not teaching Jamie can be found at the cinema with a large popcorn watching movies.

  • Master David Cronin

    Head Instructor

    7th Dan (Kukkiwon), 6th Dan (Jidokwan)

    David Cronin 7th Dan (Kukkiwon), 6th Dan (Jidokwan), has been doing martial arts for over 35 years. He has successfully competed in various State, National, International events. He is also a 1st Dan in Hapkido. In 2006 he represented Australia at the 1st World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Korea. In 2008 he won the Melbourne Taekwondo Centre Instructor of the Year award. David is a nationally accredited coach, poomsae judge and a qualified referee. He writes computer code just for fun and is learning Spanish.

  • Master Bill Howden

    Guest Instructor

    7th Dan (Kukkiwon), 6th Dan (Jidokwan)

    Bill Howden 7th Dan (Kukkiwon), 6th Dan (Jidokwan) has been doing martial arts for over 40 years and studied Karate, Bongsul and others. He has successfully competed in State, National, International events. He is a Regional, State, and National Medallist, a NCAS Coach, OTU Coach, 1st Class Referee, Poomsae Judge, and a former National Referee Presenter. He instructs and examines at several clubs, and also authored several books and articles. He has 3 sons, 2 of which have been involved in martial arts, and 5 grandchildren that keep him busy.

  • Master Tony Devlin

    Guest Instructor

    6th Dan (Jidokwan)

    Tony Devlin 6th Dan (Kukkiwon), has been doing martial arts for over 40 years, he has competed at a number of Competitions in Sparring, Poomsae and Self-defence and gained a number of medals. He also trains in Boxing, MMA and also runs our Fitness classes.

  • Michael Woodrow

    Instructor

    4th Dan Black Belt

    Michael Woodrow 4th Dan (Kukkiwon), has attended a number of Masters Competitions in Sparring, Poomsae and Self-defence exhibitions and gained a number of medals. He also trains in Boxing, MMA and Haidong Gumdo. His daughter is also involved in the club and is a 1st Dan. He plays bass for a number of Blues bands and often is in the recording studio laying down a new album.

  • Julian Hertan

    Instructor

    3rd Dan Black Belt

    Julian Hertan 3rd Dan (Kukkiwon), has been a teacher for many years and brings that knowledge and experience to the class when teaching Self-defence and Poomsae. He also trains in MMA and Boxing. His energy and enthusiasm radiates in every classroom. His son Brodie is also a 1st Dan in Taekwondo. Julian is often found riding the open highway on the weekends.

  • Paul Corrigan

    Senior Instructor

    3rd Dan Black Belt

    Paul Corrigan 3rd Dan (Kukkiwon), teaches Little Dragons, Musketeers, Juniors, and Seniors classes. He is a qualified Poomsae Judge. He has competed in Sparring tournaments in New Zealand, and a number of medals in Poomsae at State competitions, and is also an accredited knife fighting instructor in the FFS (Floro Fighting System). His daughter Eva (see profile) is also involved in the club. Paul manages the club's, App, Newsletters, Website, Posters, Instagram and Facebook page content.

  • Paul Santiago

    Instructor

    3rd Dan (Kukkiwon)

    Paul Santiago, 3rd Dan (Kukkiwon), teaches Boxing, and also does MMA. Paul loves to spend time with his family and keeping fit.

  • Tyler Marsh

    Assistant Instructor

    3rd Dan Black Belt

    Holding a 3rd Dan (kukkiwon) Black Belt in Taekwondo, and a belt in MMA, Boxing and BJJ. Tyler is an International medalist, a National Sparring competitor, and State champion in Poomsae. He assists with the Musketeers and Juniors classes on Mondays & Wednesdays. He is working toward being an instructor through MTC Ringwood Instructor Program.

  • Emily Moore

    Instructor

    3rd Dan Black Belt

    Emily Moore 3rd Dan (Kukkiwon), teaches Little Dragons, Musketeers, Juniors, and also assist at grading’s and other events. Her brother also trains at the club.

  • Ben St Clair

    Assistant Instructor

    3rd Dan Black Belt

    Ben St Clair 3rd Poom (Kukkiwon), he has successfully competed in a number of State and National sparring competitions and is a member of the Sparring Squad. He teaches the Junior classes and also assists at grading’s and other events. He also trains in MMA and Boxing,

  • Grace Walton

    Assistant Instructor

    2nd Dan Black Belt

    Grace Walton 1st Poom (Kukkiwon), teaches the Little Dragons, Musketeer and Junior classes and also assists at gradings, she has successfully competed in a number of International, National and State Poomsae competitions. Her brother and father are involved in the club. Grace is well known to always have a smile and happy to assist.

  • Ava Corrigan

    Assistant Instructor

    2nd Dan Black Belt

    Holding a 2nd Dan (Kukkiwon) black belt in Taekwondo, Ava is also an assistant instructor with a view to becoming a full instructor in 2018 through the MTC Instructor Program. Ava teaches the Little Dragons, Musketeer & Junior classes on Thursdays and Fridays. Ava has a number of medals in Poomsae competitions both local and branch level, and State level competitor. She has also completed a Commando Krav Maga Women's Smart Safe program. She also has a passion for learning different types of weapons.