Thomas Cullen

Instructor - Thomas Cullen
  • Founder of Kenpo 4 Kids, Teen Kenpo, Kenpo Karate Australasia and Women's Tactical Defence Australasia
  • Associate Master, 8th Degree Black Belt, LTKKA (Kenpo Karate)
  • Started in the martial arts (Judo) at age 6
  • Commenced Kenpo Training in 1964 in Dublin with John Conway and Jim Rice
  • Trained in Ming Chuan /Tong Long/ Brandenburg with Grand Master John Fanning. Received Black Belt in 1972
  • Arrived in Australia in 1973 and opened Ming Chuan in Sydney


Anything that's possible is done, anything that's impossible will be done


To offer all students a martial arts system that will improve their self esteem, their confidence and well being, and so that they too will be able to impart their acquired knowledge to others.

Contact Number: 

0404 197 208

Club Location: 
Strathfield, NSW
Club Addresses: 
  • St Anne's Hall, cnr Homebush and Beresford Roads, Strathfield NSW
  • South Strathfield Public School, cnr Telopea Avenue and High Street, Strathfield NSW
  • Studied the following Martial Arts and became full-time instructor since 1989:

    Ming Kung Pai
    Hsing i
    Etsu Ken Ryu
    American Kenpo

  • Degree in Child Psychology
  • Degree in Marketing
Classes are also attended by Assistant Instructors, Stephen Broadbent (1st Degree KKA Black Belt) and John Bactol (K4K Black Belt), to facilitate small group instruction as necessary.
  • Tuesday - St. Anne's Hall, Strathfield
              K4K - 6.00pm - 7.00pm
              KKA - 7.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Wednesday - South Strathfield School

             KKA - 7.00pm - 8.30pm

  • Friday - South Strathfield School

             K4K - 3.30pm - 4.30pm


  • Saturday - St. Anne's Hall, Strathfield
             K4K - 9.00am - 10.00am
  • Private Lessons by Appointment