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Committed to the Cause

​​​​Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Western dragons. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our academy as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.


Kris Perkins

Co-owner and Kickboxing Instructor

Kris is the co-owner and cheif instructor at the Dragons Gym and holds a 3rd Degree kickboxing black belt along with other grades and training in Kung fu, Mixed Martial Arts and Self defence. With many years of coaching and fighting experience, Kris is able to bring the best out of each student.

Mark Owen

Kickboxing Instructor

Mark brings to the table over 30 years in this industry. With that many years behind him he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our club. He holds a 3rd degree karate black belt, a brown belt in judo and has training and experience in other fighting forms including ground fighting and self defence.


Kate Perkins

Co-owner and Director of Operations

Kate is co-owner at the Dragons Gym and in charge of our daily operations. She holds a black belt in kickboxing and is our go to person for all enquiries you may have.

Victoria Perkins

Co-owner and Instructor

Victoria is our chief kickboxing instructor and co-owner of the Dragons Gym. Victoria holds a 3rd degree black belt in kickboxing and is our resident superstar currently holding multiple world titles.


Rachel Roberts

Director of Communications

Rachel has been part of our team for over 5 years now and is the administrator of our gym. She is in charge of all of the dragons fundraising and finances

Michael Hewitt


Mike is our full time boxing instructor at the Dragons Gym. Mike has nearly 30 years of boxing experience under his belt and is open to giving his time to help the next generation of the sport gain knowledge and to help them develop a wide skill set and gain experience in the sport.


Joseph perkins

Assistant coach

Joseph is an invaluable addition to the dragons coaching team. He has many years behind him despite his young age and his energy and enthusiasm is contagious.

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