Teacher Profile

Dave Fanning Sensei

Iaido 5th dan (EKF); Jodo 5th dan (EKF)
Iaido level 1 Regional Coach; jodo & kendo level 1 Coach (BKA)
Enhanced DBS; First-aid; Ofsted accredited child worker
Dave Fanning Sensei has been studying under Bean Sensei since 1997, after attending one of his Morley College iaido classes. Since 2005 he has also been teaching children iaido and jodo at Hagakure Shonen dojo. Over the years he has represented Great Britain at the European Iaido and Jodo Championships on several occasions.
Dave has acted alternately as both the iaido-bu and jodo-bu (departments’) Grading Officer and has been the Secretary of the British Kendo Association.