Honbu: 8 Phillips Street. Phillipstown.
Training: Mon - Fri : 15:30 - 20:00
‭Contact: Michelle. Phone: 027 577 9794‬

Gary White

Gary White

4th Dan Black Belt

Gary began training in karate with Shihan Pat McGregor in 1988 at the Christchurch YMCA Dojo. Since then he has graded to Yondan (4th dan black belt) with the club.

Gary has travelled extensively and there have been many occasions where he has had the pleasure of training with top exponents of different martial arts from around the world. This includes traditional styles as Shoto-kan and Uechi Ryu as well as Goju Ryu.

At the same time as competing in national and international competitions over the years Gary has helped to coach athletes to a number of national Karate New Zealand titles, particularly in age group categories.

In the past Gary has also attained Coaching NZ level 2 certification and as well as completing a Sports Certificate from Christchurch Polytech.


  • Please arrive 10 minutes before class.
  • Changing facilities are available.
  • Wear shorts or track pants, and t-shirt.
  • Bring a water bottle.
  • For safety of all students, jewellery such as bracelets, rings and necklaces must be removed, along with most piercings. Stud earrings may be permitted. Finger and toes nails must be trimmed.
MondayMedbury SchoolMedbury School Gymnasium3:30pm – 4:30pm
ThursdaySenior beginners 14+ yearsHonbu6pm – 7pm
ThursdaySenior Kata/KobudoHonbu7pm – 8:30pm
FridayMedbury SchoolMedbury School Gymnasium3:30pm – 4:30pm