A short introduction

Dan is a martial arts practitioner, researcher and teacher from Perth, Western Australia.

He is the current chief instructor of the Academy of Traditional Fighting Arts based at the Bayswater Martial Arts and Yoga Centre. There he teaches Okinawan karate, Chen Pan Ling style taiji (tai chi) and other gong fu (kung fu) as well as various traditional weapons systems.

Dan is the author of the award winning blog “The Way of Least Resistance” as well as two upcoming books, “Essential Jo” and “Understanding Karate”.

He is also known for his popular Youtube channel which is aimed at providing clear and detailed instruction on traditional martial technique.

Dan holds weekly classes in both North Perth and Bayswater in Perth, Western Australia.