Meet the Instructor - Master Dan!

Some of our most popular classes at Kaleidoscope: L'Anse are Master Dan's Martial Arts classes! Here's your chance to get to know him outside of class. Do you know any of these fun facts about Master Dan?


Dan, where do you live?

Champion, Michigan



What do you teach at Kaleidoscope? Martial Arts



List any Family/Pets:

Wife, Deborah



What was your favorite topic to learn about when you were young?

Anything arts related.



What is your favorite topic to learn about now?

Bladesmithing.



What project are you working on now that you are proud of?

Preparing my student for a demonstration team.



Do you have a favorite color? Which one?

Yes, it’s black, it has all the other colors in it.



What’s your favorite thing about teaching?

When one of my students really understands what I’m showing them, it’s like a light comes on and they get it.



If you could go any one place in the world, where would you go and what would you do? Japan.

I would like to go to the Bizen school of sword making and observe or participate in the creation of a Katana blade.



Everyone has one, what’s your hidden talent (something you’re great at that student may not know about)?

Sculpture and wood carving


What’s your favorite food?

My wife’s Chicken Fajitas.


Thanks for sharing with us, Master Dan!


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