David White

Date Began Martial Arts: 1995

David is the senior member of the Black Dragon Kai Molendinar location. He has an extensive background in multiple styles of martial arts and is also a fully qualified and practicing physiotherapist. His unique understanding of how the body works is a great benefit to the students at the club, in a very practical self defence outlook.

Martial Arts Ranks

  • Probationary 6th Degree Black Belt - Modern Martial Arts - Kyoshi
  • 3rd Khan - Muay Thai - Kru
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt - Bushikai - Sensei
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt - Zen Do Kai - Sempai
  • 1st Degree Black Belt - Shootwrestling
  • Black Belt - Arnis/Escrima/Kali
  • Blue Belt - Brazillian Jiu Jitsu 



  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Sports Medicine
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children - Blue Card



  • Black Dragon Kai Student of the Year 2017
  • Black Dragon Kai Strongest Male Student of the Year 2000
  • Spirit of Black Dragon Kai Award 2020
  • Black Dragon Kai Lifetime Member
  • Black Dragon Kai Contribution of Heritage Award 2017
  • Nerang Black Dragon Kai Student of the Year 2018 & 2020
  • Nerang Black Dragon Kai Leadership Award 2015
  • Nerang Spirit of Black Dragon Kai Award 2016
  • Nerang Black Dragon Kai Martial Arts Student of the Year 2017
  • Yellow Top Karate Kumite Champion x 2
  • Gold Kai



Competed in...

  • Karate



  • 2 x State Yellow Top Black Belt Sparring Champion


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