Lauren Salisbury British Karates first Youth Olympic Bronze Medalist

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Davin Pack BKF Kumite Coach

Davin started karate at 5 years old, gained his black belt at 11 years old. 

At 18 he gained both individual and team spots on the England National Team.

Davin won a number of European and World medals in both team and individual Events.

Davin began coaching in 2008 when he stared his own club, and has produced many champions at national and international level and is one of 2 current National kumite Coachs for England

In November 2010 he was brought in at the last minute (Paul Newby got injured in pre-training ) to go to the u21 world championships , after which he was giving the full time position along side Paul Newby as assist coach under the national coach for England.

Davins list of  personal titles

  • 1998 Silver -70kg jnr (16yrs - 17yrs) European Championships 
  • 1999 Gold -75kg jnr (16yrs - 17yrs) European Championships 
  • 2000 Silver mens team senior European Championships 
  • 2001 Gold -80kg U21 World Championships 
  • 2002 Gold senior -80kg British Championships 
  • 2002 Bronze -80kg U21 European Championships 
  • 2002 Bronze -80kg senior European Championships
  • 2002 Bronze mens team senior European Championships 
  • 2002 Silver mens team senior World Championships 
  • 2003 Gold -80kg senior British championships 
  • 2003 Gold mens team senior British Championships 
  • 2003 Silver mens team senior European Championships 
  • 2003 Gold -80kg senior Commonwealth Championships 
  • 2003 Gold mens team Commonwealth Championships 
  • 2004 Gold -80kg senior British championships
  • 2004 Gold mens team British championships
  • 2005 Silver -80kg senior European Championships 
  • 2005 Gold -80kg senior Commonwealth Championships 
  • 2005 Gold mens team Commonwealth Championships 
  • 2005 Gold -80kg senior British championships
  • 2005 Gold mens team British championships 
  • 2006 Silver -80kg senior European Championships 
  • 2006 Bronze mens team World Championships
  • 15x Gold English Championships

In June 2018 Davin along with Paul Newby coached a BKF squad at the Youth Olympic qualifiying event in Umag Croatia.  2 of the atheltes qualified gaining their place in the  Youth Olympics which were held in Buenos Aries in October 2018. Davin coached Lauren Salisbury to the BKF's first Olympic medal.