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The first and original student of Brett’s some 20 years ago, Dougal is the senior Instructor for Sitnarong Christchurch. He has over 25 years martial arts experience and has had the good fortune to travel and train in Thailand under Grand Master Sken and at the legendary Sit Yodtong camp. Largely regarded as the number one fight camp in Thailand. Dougal holds several advanced coaching qualifications and puts his specialist skills to good use in his classes. Dougal works full time as a personal trainer via his business Knockout Fitness taking clients for as regular health and fitness/strength and conditioning plus he also takes private Muay Thai tuition. He takes the Kids Muay Thai class and several of the adults classes at Woolston and Halswell, as well as a few Boxfit classes along the way too!

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Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas

The youngest member of the Sitnarong teaching team, Andrew is passionate about helping members improve their abilities and making sure they remain on the up and up. He has fantastic technique and a willingness to learn which see him constantly improving every time he enters the gym to train.Andrew also helps out whenever he can, passing on his already considerable knowledge to those around him.
Kru Yai  Brett trained directly under Sandy Holt and Grand Master Sken when living in the UK and himself was the British Light heavy weight champion and held several other titles. Head Instructor for Sitnarong Muay Thai Australasia and Sitnarong New Zealand, Kru Yai Brett is the coach of the Sitnarong fight team and takes fighters by appointment only. He ensures the training for the general students and fighters is of a very high standard and his fight training classes are intense. But the results speak for themselves with fighters from the club winning National TBA, National WKBF, National full contact Kyukoshin, South Island WKA and South Island WMC tiles. Kru Yai Brett is available for private sessions, please enquire if you think they might be for you.  
    One of the longest serving members, Robert has a wealth of training and fighting experience. During his fight career, he had only the one loss and was a force to be reckoned with. No longer fighting regularly, Robert helps out whenever he can and is known for his dogged, determined approach to training. Also, his considerable heart when sparring or training hard.