David McArthur

Date Began Martial Arts: 1985

David is a Senior Instructor at Black Dragon Kai Wynnum. He is an accoplished martial artist and is continuing to expand his martial arts knowledge while sharing it witht he students at his club when ever he can. David brings a great perspective of the legalities of self defence and real world applications due to his work as a former police officer.

Martial Arts Ranks

  • 5th Degree Black Belt - Modern Martial Arts - Shihan
  • 3rd Khan - Muay Thai
  • Black Singlet - Muay Thai (BJC)
  • Blue Belt - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu



  • Cert III in Community Recreation (Majoring in Martial Arts Instruction)
  • Boxing Level 1 Coach (Boxing Australia / NCAS)
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children - Blue Card



  • Black Dragon Kai Student of the Year 2014
  • Black Dragon Kai Supporter of the Year 2010
  • Lifetime Member of Black Dragon Kai
  • Gold Kai



Competed in...

  • Kickboxing
  • Full Contact Karate
  • Boxing
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Points Karate
  • Kata



  • Australia & New Zealand Police Games Free Sparring Champion
  • 6 x WKA Ring Karate Teams Fighting Champion



  • South East Queensland BJJ Champion


Instructor at...

Wynumm (est 2009)