Black Dragon Kai Awards

The following list of Awards are awarded to members of Black Dragon Kai for outstanding achievements, accomplishments and exceptional effort.

Strongest Student of the Year

  • 1997 - Paul Broadbent (male)
  • 1997 - Jasman Haack (female)
  • 1998 - Sam Nest (male)
  • 1998 - Jasman Haack (female)
  • 1999 - Chris Handley (male)
  • 1999 - Jessica Lavers-McBain (female)
  • 2000 - David White (male)
  • 2000 - Kara Voznaks (female)
  • 2001 - Jay Thong (male)
  • 2001 - Amanda Giblin (female)
  • 2002 - Peter Blackburn (male)
  • 2002 - Rebekah Bardsley (female)
  • 2003 - Ray Butcher (male)
  • 2003 - Alyce Grant (female)
  • 2004 - Doug Lavers-McBain (male)
  • 2004 - Linda Furlong (female)
  • 2005 - Chris Noble
  • 2006 - Rebekah Bardsley
  • 2007 - Doug Lavers-McBain
  • 2008 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2009 - Daniel White
  • 2010 - Peter Blackburn
  • 2011 - Keith Craig
  • 2012 - Nick Vanderzee
  • 2013 - Sean Olsen
  • 2014 - David McArthur
  • 2015 - David Bestmann
  • 2016 - Kara Heit
  • 2017 - David White
  • 2018 - Gemma Holden
  • 2019 - Harley Osgood
  • 2020 - Jack Spark


Combat Athlete of the Year

  • 1999 - Sam Nest
  • 2001 - Catherine Carlotto
  • 2003 - Bianca Hutchesson
  • 2004 - Kelly Simpson
  • 2005 - Duane Sheppard
  • 2006 - Duane Sheppard
  • 2007 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2008 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2009 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2010 - Sean Olsen
  • 2011 - Cara Johnson
  • 2012 - Daniel White
  • 2013 - Yoshi Ueda
  • 2014 - Daniel White
  • 2015 - Sean Olsen
  • 2016 - Alex McAntee
  • 2017 - Talicia Gosley
  • 2018 - Jeremy Hale
  • 2019 - Jeremy Hale
  • 2020 - Nachi Masuda

 

Up & Coming Combat Athlete of the Year

  • 2003 - Peter Burgess
  • 2003 - Robert Melrose
  • 2004 - Duane Sheppard
  • 2005 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2006 - Bridget Woods
  • 2007 - Bridget Woods
  • 2008 - Paul Patten
  • 2009 - Simon Joyce
  • 2010 - Carlin Bull
  • 2011 - Daniel White
  • 2012 - Harley Osgood
  • 2013 - Gavin Hain
  • 2014 - Luther Kruger
  • 2015 - Alex McAntee
  • 2016 - Talicia Gosley
  • 2017 - Jeremy Hale
  • 2018 - Jane Jacobson
  • 2019 - Lance Raftery
  • 2020 - Taylah Phillips

 

Supporter of the Year

  • 2009 - David Bestmann
  • 2010 - David McArthur
  • 2011 - Debbie Nevan
  • 2012 - Lee Warnes
  • 2013 - Dylain Warnes
  • 2014 - Ray Smith
  • 2015 - Heit Family
  • 2016 - Cameron Bass
  • 2017 - Leasa Cairns
  • 2018 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2019 - Tish Harris
  • 2020 - Drew Vela

 

Leadership Award

  • 2014 - Peter Blackburn
  • 2015 - Doug Lavers-McBain
  • 2016 - Daniel White
  • 2017 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2018 - David Bestmann
  • 2019 - Sean Olsen
  • 2020 - Kara Heit

 

Black Dragon Kai Spirit Award

  • 2014 - Doug Lavers-McBain
  • 2015 - Daniel White
  • 2016 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2017 - Peter Blackburn
  • 2018 - Chris Noble
  • 2019 - Kara Heit
  • 2020 - David White

 

Outstanding Single Performance Award

  • 2014 - Yoshi Ueda - World Muay Thai Champion fight won
  • 2015 - Jessica Lavers-McBain - Oceania Wrestling final won in under a minute
  • 2016 - Allan Poppleton - Won his MMA debut with an outstanding display of heart
  • 2017 - Talicia Gosley - 3 times Silver Medalist in the BJJ Wold Championships - breaking the her opponents in the finals of the openweight
  • 2018 - Sean Olsen - Won the Kudo Melbourne Open, then fought a Kyokushin Super Fight on the same day
  • 2019 - Nicholas McCartney - Won his first wrestling match by chaining together a takedown and leglace combination, that secured the win within the first 30seconds of his match.
  • 2020 - Jeremy Hale - Won the Australian Muay Thai title by way of knock out

 

Lifetime Members of Black Dragon Kai

  • Doug Lavers-McBain
  • Peter Blackburn
  • Chris Noble
  • Daniel White
  • David White
  • Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • David McArthur
  • David Bestmann

 

Black Dragon Kai Martial Arts Student of the Year

  • 2018 - Doug Lavers-McBain
  • 2019 - Daniel White
  • 2020 - Peter Blackburn

 

Black Dragon Kai Muay Thai Student of the Year

  • 2018 - Daniel White
  • 2019 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2020 - Sean Olsen

 

Black Dragon Kai MMA Student of the Year

  • 2018 - Harley Osgood
  • 2019 - Brendan Smith
  • 2020 - Daniel White

 

Black Dragon Kai BJJ Student of the Year

  • 2018 - Talicia Gosley
  • 2019 - Jane Jacobsen
  • 2020 - Jessica Lavers-McBain

 

Black Dragon Kai Wrestling Student of the Year

  • 2018 - Jessica Lavers-McBain
  • 2019 - Nachi Masuda
  • 2020 - Nick McCartney