Sharpe Kids Karate was founded in 2014, with a training program that is specifically designed for
children. We are a friendly, family run club and between us we have over 65 years experience in
Martial Arts. We are passionate about training and empowering children through the study of
Martial Arts, helping them to gain fitness, awareness, self confidence, respect for themselves and
others, focus and a positive mental attitude.
Sempai Duncan Sharpe has been training in Martial Arts since 1972 and has worked in the Health
& Fitness Industry for over 20 years. Sempai Duncan received his 1st Dan Black Belt in Zen Do
Kai Karate in 1987, he has also trained in and taught Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA.
In the area of Health & Fitness he has worked in and Managed Fitness Centres, worked for 7 years
contracting to The Golden Door Health Retreat as a Senior Personal Trainer and as a Trainer
Assessor has taught Certificate III, IV & Diploma of Fitness.
He holds the following qualifications:-
Diploma of Fitness, Diploma of Training & Assessment, Diploma of Sports Coaching (Specialising in Martial
Arts), Certificate IV in Massage Therapy, Blue Card, First Aid Certificate and also has the following Certificates from The C.H.E.K Institute:- Scientific Core Conditioning, Scientific Back Training & Program Design.
Sempai Moneita Sharpe has trained in Kyokushin Karate since 1985 and has trained throughout
the world including living and training in Japan for one year. Sempai Moneita has attained the rank
of shodan (1st dan black belt). Sempai Moneita is also a Mother and values creating a safe
environment for your child to learn. Sempai Moneita holds a Blue Card and a First Aid Certificate.