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Tommy Gesell



3rd-Degree Black Belt

Sir Tommy has been training at DeSantos since he was seven-years-old. He first began with the Karate Kids program led by Sa Ba Nim Toni at Duke of Connaught Public School. He received his first-degree Black Belt in 2011, second-degree in 2013, and his third-degree in 2018. He has been a member of the Demo Team since 2008. Sir Tommy has been helping out in classes for a few years before officially becoming an instructor in 2016.

  • Sir Tommy plays the saxophone and piano.

  • He has walked from Toronto to Niagara Falls.

  • He has starred in a music video as well as two TV commercials.

  • Sir Tommy represented Canada alongside Ma'am Attiphah at the 2019 WAKO World Championships in Turkey.

“If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”

– Bruce Lee

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