Company Director and Manager
Shantal has been training in martial arts for 18yrs. Starting in Taekwondo and competing, then progressing through to Hapkido which is her primary focus at current in the traditional self defence martial arts. She coordinates the Childrens Hapkido Program which has been a huge success.
Shantal has taken great interest in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has been training in it for 6years now. She has also been training in Muay Thai for two years to ensure the striking that she teaches in her Hapkido is effective and correct.
She is a devoted passionate teacher who enjoys sharing her skills and knowledge with her students. Shantal trains daily with an array of different and highly experienced martial artists and champions.
Her current Coaches and Mentors are:
Hapkido: Master Kiwan Kim 7th Dan
Taekwondo: Master Gabriel Estay 7th Dan Kukkiwon Taekwondo and & 7th Dan Hapkido
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Professor Anker Fugslang, Professor Nic Barker, Professor Uros Culic, Coach Jerome Elson
Muay Thai: Eric Anthony, Rachelle Harrison (Ignition Fight Club)
Currently she holds the following ranks: 2nd Dan Hapkido, 3rd Dan Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt.
Shantal has competed in the following Martial Arts:
Taekwondo: Poomsae at a State, Australian and International Level. Winning Gold, Silver and Bronze
ISKA: Held State Title for Point Sparring for Queensland
BJJ: Competed in many competitions including the Pan Pacs as a blue belt and has won Gold.
- Blue Card
- Cert 3 & 4 in Fitness
- First aid and CPR