Instructors

Dana Bidgood

Dana Bidgood

Dana Bidgood, 3rd Dan

The Wellington City Hapkido club
Having started martial arts as a child at the Lower Hutt Judo club, Dana started HKD in 1980 with wife Denise at the Willis St. dojang with Grand Master Lee.
Dana got his 1st Dan Black Belt in May 1985 and, along with Nigel Keay, became NZs first 2nd Dan Black Belt in May 1990 and went on to run the Wellington club in Kensington St. when Grand Master Lee was absent.

Mark Conchie

Mark Conchie

Mark Conchie, 3rd Dan

The Wellington City Hapkido club.
Mark commenced training under Grand Master Lee in March 1984. He has cross trained with a variety of other martial arts but is of the opinion that Hapkido encompasses the general variety of the other styles. He has been instructing over 15 years. Other interests include indoor netball, chess, cartoon drawing. He is married with three sons.
Mark graded to 3rd dan in November 2007.

Peter MacLeod

Peter MacLeod

Peter Macleod, 2nd Dan

The Wellington City Hapkido club
Peter started Hapkido in 1980 under Grand Master Lee’s instruction at the dojang in Tory Street, Wellington, and gained his 1st Dan in 1985. Peter started the present Wellington City club in 1997 and continues to run it.

Mark Pickup

Mark Pickup

Mark Pickup, 2nd Dan

The Wellington City Hapkido club
Mark started Hapkido in 1983 under Grand Master Lee’s instruction at the dojang in Tory Street, Wellington, and gained his 1st Dan in 1988.

Daryl Conchie

Darryl Conchie

Darryl Conchie, 2nd Dan

The Wellington City Hapkido club
Darryl started his Hapkido training in 1985 under Grandmaster Lee and attained his first degree black belt in 1988. Darryl then spent time living and working in Australia before returning to New Zealand in 2007.

Dave Olliver

David Ollivier

David Ollivier, 2nd Dan

The Wellington City Hapkido club
Dave started his training in 2003 and attained his first degree black belt in 2010.

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