Our Instructors
Head Instructor :      Mr. Kane Raukura - 6th Degree Black Belt. ITF Certified Instructor.
Mr. Raukura has trained in Taekwon-Do for over 20 years and began as the clubs Head Instructor in 1997, this was after taking over the helm from Mr. Sam Clark, the clubs Founding Instructor. High expectations and an uncompromising standard are reflected strongly in Mr. Raukura and this is clearly seen in the numerous club successes both at a national and international level. Mr. Raukura was also the national advisor for Standards and Discipline for over 9 years.
Assistant Instructor: Mr. Brendan Doogan - 5th Degree Black Belt. ITF Certified Instructor.
Mr. Doogan is a loyal and long serving member of Dragon's Spirit Papatoetoe. A dedicated practitioner, he lives and breaths Taekwon-Do. He has represented Counties Manukau at the NZ Nationals on countless occassions and has represented the country internationally at the World Cup, World Championships and Oceanias. At the last World Championships Mr. Doogan was the Male Powerbreaking Champion. Currently he is on the NZ Coaching Team and serves on the Standards and Discipline Advisory Panel.