Darryl Green – Brisbane Head Instructor

Darryl Green is the head instructor for the Brisbane based branches on Edge Taekwondo. He is a 5th dan black belt. He began training in 1989 and has competed successfully at state and national level in the heavyweight division. Darryl opened his first taekwondo branch in 1994, teaching a small class of students twice a week.  In 1996 he moved to the newly opened Carindale PCYC where the club flourished to a stage where presently classes are taught four days a week with as many as four classes a day.  In 2010 Darryl opened a second branch at the Sandgate PCYC. This branch has also flourished and classes have grown steadily where there is now three to four classes a day. Read more...

Joshua Civitarese

Josh commenced training at the Carindale PCYC in 2010. He is the youngest son of Ernie Civitarese and the third member of the family to attain his black belt. Josh has won many state and national level titles in sparring taekwondo.  In 2014 he obtained his 1st pum and in 2015 Josh received his 2nd pum. In December 2017 he received his 3rd dan.

Branko Funda

Branko started training with the Sandgate branch in 2013.  He came to the club as a 1st gup and attained is ChoDan Bo later that year. In December 2014 he obtained his 1st dan with Edge TKD. In December 2016 Branko achieved his 2nd dan. He is a qualified ‘Poomse’ Referee under the Oceania Taekwondo Union.  He is also a student of Gumdo.

Ernesto Civitarese

Ernesto (Ernie) Civitarese began training in 2006 under Mr Darryl Green and Mr Eddie Carroll after his son Andrew had been training for a year at the Carindale branch.  Ernie obtained his 1st Dan Black Belt in 2009 and his 2nd Dan in 2011 under Mr Robert Muir, Muir’s Taekwondo. Training under Edge TKD Ernie has obtained his 3rd Dan in 2012 and his 4th Dan in December 2017. Ernie is the current treasurer for Sports Taekwondo Qld.