Rod Purcell

Rod Purcell

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Specialization/s: Martial arts coach, Karate, Kyokushinkaikan,

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


Rod Purcell is a 4th Dan Black Belt in Kyokushin Karate.

Sensei Rod Purcell comes from a strong lineage of quality instructors within the Kyokushinkaikan (Organisation) such as Brian Ellison and Gary Viccars. Sensei Rod is a proud Kyokushin practitioner who believes in the life changing power that comes from hard training in the style.

As the senior instructor of Geelong Karate INC, Sensei Rod operates the Norlane Dojo in Geelong ate the Waterworld complex and has developed a strong following over the many years of leading students.

Kyokushin Karate has a reputation for being a hard style, and is well respected for its effictiveness in a real life self defence situation. Sensei Rod is true to the art and dedicated to providing all students with the opportunity to be the best they can be. Sensei Rod's longevity in the martial arts is testiment to his committment to deliver the best program around.

Awards & Certifications

4th Dan Black Belt - Kyokushin Karate | 2015-04-03

Certificate III Sport Coaching (Martial Arts) | 2013-09-09

Associate Member - Sports Medicine Australia | 2015-08-09

Hardstyle Kettlebell Certified Instructor – HKC | 2014-08-09

Work Experience

Kyokushin Karate Dojo - Waterworld Norlane | Chief Instructor

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Norlane, VIC, Australia Australia

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