Master Mark Burridge 6th Dan Black Belt
Master Mark Burridge has over 30 years experience in Martial Arts, over the years he has been trained by instructors such as Mr Sok Pong Kim, Jinho Jo (TKD Australia), Ross Harnett (TKD Oh Do Kwan), Master Leigh Childs (ITF TKD in the UK), Steven Burridge (BMAA), John Donohue and Habby Heske (Extreme BJJ and Fight Club). He has extensive experience in a variety of martial arts including different styles of TKD, Muay Thai kickboxing, Hapkido, Aikido, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and weaponry. Mark has numerous championship wins, representing WA nationally from 1984 to 2000. Mark worked alongside his brother Mr Steven Burridge for 15 years within the Burridge Martial Arts Academies, managing many schools and teaching thousands of students the joys of martial arts. Mark is very well thought of and is highly respected throughout Australia, winning many instructor awards. He was the W.A technical director of N.A.S (National All Styles) for a number of years and is well known for being an excellent referee and tournament director. Mark graduated to 5th Dan in the U.K in 2000; examiners were Master Frank Murphy 7th Dan TKD, Jon Jepson 6th Dan Karate, and Master Leigh Childs 5th Dan TKD. He received his 6th Dan on 14th March 2015 under the WTF grading syllabus examiners were Master Tony Curtis and Rodney Lockyer both 7th Dan Black Belts with A.T.I. He is the Master Instructor at Dragon Martial Arts Albany.