Available for all martial arts styles & fitness classes

Kyl Reber

Head Instructor and Owner

Kyl teaches Zen Do Kai, BJC Muay Thai, CFS (Chikara Fitness Systems), BJC Kidz Karate, Chikara Kidz Jiu Jitsu and Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

  • 7th Degree Zen Do Kai
  • 7th Degree (Kru) BJC Muay Thai
  • 1st Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
  • 2nd Degree BJMA Krav Maga Instrcutor
  • CrossFit Level One Instructor
  • CrossFit Kids Accredited Trainer

Jono Byrne

ZDK & Muay Thai Instructor

The people you meet along your journey will inspire you and set a high standard that is worth striving for everyday just as they all did for me.

  • 5th Degree Zen Do Kai
  • 4th¬†degree Muay Thai
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt

Lance Ross

Zen Do Kai & Fitness Instructor

Train the mind, train the body, eliminate weaknesses and maximise strengths.

  • 3rd Degree ZDK
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt
  • CFS Instructor

Kerry McMillan

ZDK Instructor

With over 29 years of training under his belt he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Chikara classes.

  • Probationary 4th Degree ZDK
  • 3rd Degree BJC Muay Thai Instructor
  • 1st Degree Progressive Krav Maga

Serena Wymark

Zen Do Kai, Muay Thai & Krav Maga Instructor

Serena has been training since 1994 and was the WKA National Freestyle Kendo Champion in the Woman’s Division in both 2016 and 2017.

  • Second Degree Zen Do Kai
  • First Degree BJC Muay Thai
  • 2nd Degree BJMA Krav Maga

Lachie Ross

BJJ & Muay Thai Instructor

Lachie is a highly experienced martial artist who teaches Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai here at Chikara Martial Arts.

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt
  • 1st Degree BJC Muay Thai

Damian Pitts

ZDK & Krav Maga Instructor

My whole family now train at Chikara and it is like our second home, they and the people I train with every day inspire me to work hard and get better in the hope that I can inspire others to do the same.

  • Black Belt Zen Do Kai Instructor
  • First Degree Krav Maga Instructor

Madeleine McMillan

Zen Do Kai and Muay Thai Instructor

Madeleine has been training for eight years and was Chikara’s first female martial arts black singlet, as well as the Bushido/Ishoa of the Year in 2016 and Intermediate Muay Thai Student of the Year in 2015.

  • Second Degree Zen Do Kai
  • First Degree BJC Muay Thai
  • Qualified Personal Trainer

Ayla Vanderkruk

Administration Manager

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt
  • Zen Do Kai Black Belt

Terry Hancock

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Zen Do Kai
  • Green Singlet – Muay Thai

Whether your goal is to test yourself in the ring, learn a new skill or just drop a few kilos,
we can help you reach that next level and push you beyond your expectations.