Daniel makes the grade as an instructor

16:22 01 March 2013

Charlie Trorey, Daniel Smith and Rosemary Smalley

Charlie Trorey, Daniel Smith and Rosemary Smalley


Daniel Smith 2nd Dan became the eighth instructor from the Phoenix Karate Schools to gain his AMA coaching qualifications, when he was presented with his certificate by Chief Instructor Charlie Trorey 5th Dan at the Hopton class. Daniel has trained with Charlie since he was seven years old and has spent the past year attending the necessary courses and obtaining the qualifications needed to get his instructor’s licence. Daniel has been a major performer in the Phoenix display team over the years and has helped out as an assistant at gradings, fundays and other events. He has also been successful as a competitor, winning 11 major titles and has coached the younger members from ring side as well. Assistant coach Rosemary Smalley who attended her first coaching course this month will be looking to obtain her qualifications some time next year.

Anyone wishing to join the Phoenix Karate classes can contact Charlie on 01502 730171 or Vivianne on 07895 550168. Visit


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