Voodoo Gym Macclesfield

Your Coaches

Your coaches at Voodoo Combat are a team of highly experienced Martial Artists, qualified not only in the art itself but also as coaches / teachers and in first aid. All our coaches have also been subject to, and passed, a Data Barring Services (DBS) check.


Dave Kári – Head Coach

Dave Voodoo kick boxing

Voodoo Combat Head Coach; Dave is the martial arts maven and font of all knowledge to the coaching team and members at Voodoo.

Dave is a Martial Arts expert, training since 1983, accumulating vast knowledge and skill in many of the mainstream styles and experienced in many lesser known ones.

His experience includes an array of highly functional combat styles that he currently practices and coaches such as; Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Brown Belt), Submission / Catch Wrestling, Full Contact Kick Boxing (4th Dan Black Belt), Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), Boxing. With past experience in; Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Freestyle Kick Boxing (1st Dan Black Belt), Karate (1st Dan Black Belt).

Dave is also a Self Defence Instructor (Def-Con-One), First Aid Instructor and qualified teacher. He was also awarded ‘Sports Person of the Year 2016’.


Amanda Kári – Performance Coach

Voodoo Performance Coaching; Amanda is a personal training specialist and martial arts consultant.

Amanda is a REP’s level 4 Master Personal Trainer specialising in Diabetes and Obesity as well as being a Sports Nutritionist helping you achieve any fitness or dietary goals you might have.

Her experience includes an array of highly functional combat styles that she currently practices and coaches such as: Full Contact Kick Boxing (3rd Dan Black Belt), Free Style Kick Boxing (2nd Dan Black Belt), Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Blue Belt), Submission / Catch Wrestling with over 7 years experience.

As well as all that Amanda is a Self Defence Instructor (Def-Con-One), First Aid Instructor and IQA (Internal Quality Assessor) and qualified teacher.


Pablo Garcia – Senior Coach

Pablo has many years experience in Full Contact Kick Boxing (2nd Dan Black Belt), Muay Thai and Shotokan Karate Do (1st Dan Black Belt).

He currently teaches Thai / Kick Boxing, Boxing and Karate for Voodoo Combat as well as at the Tytherington Club, Macclesfield.

He also trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission / Catch Wrestling.








Kameron Atakuru – Head Coach ASW Manchester

Top UK Catch Wrestler and No-Gi Grappler, Pro MMA Fighter, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt with experience in Muay Thai and Boxing as well being the Head Coach of ASW Manchester.

He is Voodoo Combats mentor for all things grappling as well as awarding coach for all our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belt rankings. Voodoo Combat proudly competes as part of the ASW Manchester Team.



Contact Voodoo
Tel: 07776 376379

Voodoo Combat, Macclesfield
125 Chestergate, Macclesfield SK11 6DP