Head Instructors

Anton Zafir Anton Zafir
Head MMA Instructor Anton is the co-founder of Whitsunday Martial Arts and has a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise; with a Graduate Diploma in Education. He brings with him years of learning and education combined with his own high achievement in state, national and international sport.Anton teaches every aspect of MMA from beginners to advanced, he has trained individuals for their first amateur fights through to those entering high professional competition. He has a strong foundation in Submission Wrestling, Ju-Jitsu and Boxing.Anton continues to develop and master his own skills as a professional fighter.


Dan-Profile-150x150 Dan Zealand
Head Boxing Instructor Dan is the co-founder of Whitsunday Martial Arts and has many years’ experience with boxing not only as a fighter but as a Coach as well. Dan brings to the gym a high standard for developing beginner boxers into more experience, confident and dangerous fighters.He has also trained fighters with many years’ experience pushing them to boundaries of their abilities. He works not only with the boxers but also with the MMA boys in strengthening and developing their hands as well.