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Our Instructors

All our Karate Instructors offer their knowledge and provide support in all aspects of tuition to ensure you are extended and challenged every step of the way.
They are all Government Accredited Coaches (NCAS Level 1) and must hold current first aid qualification as well as Working with Children cards.

Current Instructors include:

 KEILOR EAST DOJO (HONBU)

Joseph Palamara
3rd Dan Black Belt (Sandan)

– Achieved his Black Belt in April 2008 
– Bronze Coaching Accreditation (NCAS Bronze)
  (recognised by the Australian Sports Commission)
– Certificate IV in Fitness

– Senior First Aid, Level 1
– Working with Childrens card
(Department of Justice, Victoria)
                                            ** Current member of the Australian Karate Team **

 

John Belanti
3rd Dan Black Belt (Sandan)

– Achieved his Black Belt in April 2008 
– Bronze Coaching Accreditation (NCAS Bronze)
  (recognised by the Australian Sports Commission)
– Certificate IV in Fitness
– Senior First Aid, Level 1
– Working with Childrens card
                                              (Department of Justice, Victoria)

 


David Woolcock

2nd Dan Black Belt (Nidan)

– Achieved his Black Belt in February 2012
– Senior First Aid, Level 1
– 5th Dan, Shodokan Aikido

– Working with Childrens card
  (Department of Justice, Victoria)

 

 


Kamal Naja

2nd Dan Black Belt (Nidan)

– Achieved his Black Belt in April 2006 
– Senior First Aid, Level 1
– Working with Childrens card
  (Department of Justice, Victoria)

 

 

Adam Tieppo
Black Belt (Shodan-Ho)

– Achieved his Black Belt in September 2016
– Bronze Coaching Accreditation (NCAS Bronze)

  (recognised by the Australian Sports Commission)
– Senior First Aid, Level 1
– Working with Childrens card
  (Department of Justice, Victoria)

 

 

Nathan Grimaldi
Black Belt (Shodan-Ho)

– Achieved his Black Belt in September 2016
– Bronze Coaching Accreditation (NCAS Bronze)
  (recognised by the Australian Sports Commission)

– Senior First Aid, Level 1
– Working with Childrens card
  (Department of Justice, Victoria)

 

 

Rocco Caruso
Black Belt (Shodan-Ho)

– Achieved his Black Belt in October 2014 
– Bronze Coaching Accreditation (NCAS Bronze)
  (recognised by the Australian Sports Commission)
– Senior First Aid, Level 1
– Working with Childrens card
  (Department of Justice, Victoria)