Dacayana UK

Black Belt Register for Dacayana UK & Europe 

2023/4



Coach & Black Belt Register 

by Club (alphabetical order) 


Note: UK  Senior Coaches are 3rd Degree Black Belt or Above . Principal Coaches are 4th Degree and above.


Dacayana Cardiff & Newport 

Anna Williams - Authorised Coach / Head of Praktisannan

Jason Burnett - Authorised Coach 



Dacayana Cheltenham 

Lee Kent Principal Coach / Head of Praktisannan


Fiona Hawker - Provisional Coach 

James McIlroy Black Belt 2nd Degree

John Newman - Black Belt 2nd Degree

Nick Raven - Black Belt 1st Degree

Jaqueline Benetiz de Birch - Black Belt 1st Degree



Dacayana Devon 

Andy Crowe - Principal Coach / Head of Praktisannan

David McGoldrick - Principal Coach 

Ray Arell  - Black Belt 1st Degree

Mike Munnelly - Black Belt 1st Degree 

Duncan Banks - Black Belt 1st Degree



Dacayana Dudley 

Anthony Dugmore - Senior Coach / Head of Praktisannan

Debra Dugmore - Authorised Coach 



Dacayana Hereford 

Joseph Dignam - Senior  Coach / Head of Praktisannan

Ben Chappell - Provisional Coach 

Joe Parham - Provisional Coach 



Dacayana High Wycombe 

Mark Lane - Authorised Coach / Head of Praktisannan



Dacayana Kidderminster

Russell Perks - Senior Coach / Head of Praktisannan

Senior Coach Stephen Wild 


Authorised Coach Ben Hobson


Richard Morris - Black Belt 3rd Degree

David Hazledine - Black Belt 3rd Degree

Aidan Morris - Black Belt 3rd Degree

Sean Collings - Black Belt 3rd Degree


Sharon Mitchell - Black Belt 2nd Degree 

Marc Temple - Black Belt 2nd Degree

James Temple - Black Belt 2nd Degree

Alan Carter - Black Belt 2nd Degree

Graeme Brown - Black Belt 2nd Degree

Richard Anson - Black Belt 2nd Degree


Ben Hobson - Black Belt 1st Degree

Andrew Stevens - Black Belt 1st Degree

Michael Chowns - Black Belt 1st Degree

Zander Brown - Black Belt 1st Degree

Owen Bird - Black Belt 1st Degree

Chloe Bird - Black Belt 1st Degree

Charlotte Parker - Black Belt 1st Degree

Sebastian Bird - Black Belt 1st Degree

Graham Woolridge - Black Belt 1st Degree

Caitlin Morris - Black Belt 1st Degree

Arthur Hasling- Black Belt 1st Degree

Thomas Hall - Black Belt 1st Degree



Dacayana UK & Europe HQ (Malvern)


Marcie Harding  European Director

John Devereaux  Master Coach

Doug Levenets  Master Coach

Mark Penny - Master Coach 

Ems Penny - Authorised Coach 


Richard Kalton - Black Belt 1st Degree

Marco Martinelli - Black Belt 1st Degree / Provisional coach 



Dacayana Manchester 

Dave Court  - Senior Coach / Head of Praktisannan


Dacayana Peterborough

Paul King Principal Coach / Head of Praktisannan

Lesley King Senior coach 

Georgina King - Senior Coach 

Richard Jones - Authorised Coach 

Paul Naylor - Provisional Coach 

Daniel Churchill - Black Belt 2nd Degree

Sarah Barnsley - Black Belt 1st Degree

James Crackle - Black Belt 1st degree

Missy Ali - Black Belt 1st Degree

Lee Gibson - Black Belt 1st Degree


Dacayana Southampton 

Rob Fowler - Authorised Coach Head of Praktisannan



European Country Coaches 


Dacayana Italy

Pierluigi Barbieri - Director 



Dacayana Switzerland 

Caroline Sierro - Director 

Valerie Genet - Principal Coach 





Dacayana UK Coaches / Black Belts currently not teaching:


Laura Peil - Senior Coach 

Stephen  Peil - Senior coach 

Martyn Jackson - Authorised Coach 

Rob Cook - Authorised Coach 

Digger Barnes - Provisional Coach 

Kevin Denton - Provisional Coach 

Kevin Boyle - Black Belt 2nd Degree

Messias Pereira - Black Belt 1st Degree

Caroline Bruce - Authorised Coach

Andy Bruce - Authorised Coach

Robert Wheeler - Authorised Coach 

Mikey Wheeler - Authorised Coach 

Manohar Singh Rupal

Caleb Huish - Authorised Coach 

Paul Huish - Black Belt 2nd Degree

Tamas Herold - Authorised Coach 

Danijel Misljencevic - Provisional  Coach 

Karina Whittington - Authorised Coach 

Shaun Weir - Authorised Coach 

Mike Smith - Authorised Coach 

Andrew Skidmore - Provisional Coach 


Bernie Leddy 

Daniel Leddy -  Authorised Coach