Dominique Picard (She/Her) 3rd Dan

Dominique started her training at Tallack Dojo in September of 2009. She currently holds the rank of Third Degree Black Belt (Sandan) in Karate, Third degree Black Sash in Kung-Fu, and Second Degree Black Belt in Kobudo. She was the first student of Tallack Dojo to earn both ranks during the same test at the same time in June of 2014.

She has graduated the Fitness and Health Promotion program at St. Lawrence College where she was certified as a registered Health and Exercise Practitioner with the Ontario Fitness Council and as a NCCP Coach. She applies her learning as a personal trainer and martial arts instructor with a focus on optimal performance and injury prevention.

She is currently instructing in the Kobudo program, and in advanced Karate Programs for children and adults; applying coaching skills learned through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). Along with her passion for teaching martial arts, she supervises and trains new instructors at Tallack Martial Arts under the guidance of Hanshi Ken Tallack.