Dale Ristovski 2nd Dan Sensei
Dale commence training in Zen Chi Ryu in Sydney under the direct instruction of Sensei Wayne Edworthy who was a direct student of Shihan Shane Hinton in 1996 where he trained until mid 2000 before moving to Brisbane in Queensland.
Whilst in Brisbane he continued training in Muay Thai Kickboxing from 2001 to 2003. He then took a break from Martial arts and started coaching junior soccer from 2003 to 2006. His competitive interests also saw him playing in the 2nd division soccer in the Brisbane Metropolitan region.
In early 2009, he opened the Zen Chi Ryu Brisbane training dojo and now offers training 3 nights a week for Adults and Children.
He holds the over 35’s – 2010 Qld State Titles for Continuous sparring and Point Sparring.
He also received several first, second and third place trophies in other tournaments which included point contact sparring and full contact fighting.
In 2011 he completed his 50 rounds of full contact sparring (50 man kumite) for his second degree black belt.
He holds a certificate II in sports coaching, has a senior first aid certificate and is Blue Card accredited (working with children).