Sensei Brett Cross 3rd Dan
Sensei Brett started his martial arts journey over 30 years ago in 1984 at the age of 9 at Burwood RSL under his father Sensei Brian Cross 3rd dan. Sensei Brian taught Brett for over 18 years and was very instrumental in his karate journey. His father taught there from around 1980 till 1990 then moving to Highbury Rd Squash in Burwood until 1997 before moving to Box Hill High School.
At that time Wally Maclean was Chief Instructor of Wado Ryu Australia. Brett was Junior Wado-Ryu Champion for many years before he entered the senior competitions where he then took out Senior Champion. Not only did he dominate in the kumite (fighting) event within Victorian Wado Ryu but also against other styles in many domestic tournaments through his competitive years. He has represented Victoria in National titles and twice victorious in the Australian Open Championships. He has also competed in the World Wado-Ryu Championships in Tokyo, Japan in 1998.