David Zarb

David Zarb

Coaching Category:

Specialization/s: Martial arts coach,

This coach is approved to work with Children and Vulnerable people.


David Zarb is a 6th Dan Black Belt in Karate and Internationally recognised Tai Chi Coach.

Shihan David is a well know and respected martial artist who has a lifelong and strong passion for helping students achive succes in training and in life. Shihan David is a true master who believes in martial arts as a lifestyle & journey in itself. He has the gift to empower others with his extensive knowledge and well honed technical skills. David has dedicated his life to the advancement of Goju Ryu Karate and Cheng Ming International Kung Fu. The Martial Arts journey is long, interesting , challenging & expansive.

Laoshir David is also one of five International Directors of Chinese Martial Arts, Cheng Ming International Kung Fu. Master Wang Fu Lai and Master Huang Su Chun bestowed this honour on Master David in 2016. Along with Master Eric Hung from U.S.A., Master Nir Mahli from Israel, Master Paolo Magagnato from Italy and Master Hiroko Jibiki fromJapan, the propagation of this great system internationally is in very good hands. Dedication, commitment to perfection, and the dissemination of the Cheng Ming system with absolute protocols in place, reflects their role. We are very proud and fortunate.

Studying Karate since 1969 (15 yrs of age)

Studying Tai Chi since 1979 (25 yrs of age)

Awards & Certifications

5th dan Black belt (Goju Karate) | 2005-08-09

Tai Chi Chuan Coach CHeng Ming International | 2003-03-02

Hsing I Coach & Ba Gau Coach | 2005-03-02

International Referee NAS | 2011-04-03

Karate Victoria Senior State kata coach | 2009-08-09

Cert IV Workplace assessment and training | 2012-06-05

Diploma Sport Development | 2012-08-09

Diploma Sport Coaching (Martial Arts) | 2012-03-02

Work Experience

Art of Defence | Director

Cheng Ming Australia | Chairman

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Bacchaus Marsh, Victoria, Australia Australia

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