Denise Hardy started training with Canton Martial Arts in May 2010.
Denise is one of only a handful of students to receive a double Black Belt, in 2 different syllabus's within Canton Martial Arts:
Karate - Shodan 1st Dan - December 2014 ,Ni Dan 2nd Dan in December 2016
Kobudo - December 2013
Denise, along with her husband Mike, are full time instructors with Canton Martial Arts. She is the backbone, administrator and chief Little Samurais instructor for the following Dojos: Canterbury, Folkestone & Hastings.
As a full time instructor, Denise trains with Kigen as a personal student twice weekly. This has elevated her skills and ability beyond her years of training. Her technical ability shines through, with many a student and fellow instructor remarking about her skill set.
Denise is an amazing instructor, concentrating mainly on the Little Samurais and Juniors. She has won the Instructor Of The Year Award in, 2013 & 2014, which goes to show that she gives her all to all the young warriors that she teaches.
Denise is a team player through and through. Her passion for helping Canton Martial Arts, her students and their families achieve their individual goals shines through for all to see.
She is a great instructor, and a brilliant ambassador for Canton Martial Arts. Denise is a Sports Council recognised National Governing Body Level 2 COACH, certified by the BCCMA, (British Council for Chinese Martial Arts)