Kahala Jiu-Jitsu is an affiliate of Impact Jiu-Jitsu under Prof. Michael Chapman
Coach Daynin, who was born and raised in Hawaii as a life-time Inventor and Entrepreneur and has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since April 2001.
Daynin is the first and only female to own a Jiu-Jitsu and Self Defense school in Hawaii.
Daynin has competed in various tournaments over the years and has won first place in many of them, to include winning all 3 divisions (Women's Gi, Women's No-Gi and The Women's Absolute Championship) in the 2009 National American Grappler's Association (NAGA). She also won first and second place medals at the Worlds Masters Tournament in 2014 in Long Beach, California. Daynin currently resides in Hawaii and aspires to build a Life School, not a Fight School. Impact Kahala Jiu-Jitsu has been thriving for almost eight years and currently has an average student base of 250 students and she has also taught various groups like the Marines, Army, Air Force, schools and businesses.
Daynin travels Internationally to present a variety of one-of-kind seminars to other BJJ academies. She also continues to build her YouTube channel called “99 Techniques” which stems from her adult promotions test. Daynin continues to create and invent products for her “Think Jiu-Jitsu” Brand ( www.ThinkJiuJitsu.com ) as well as creating unique Kids Camps for her academy and kids programs. ( www.HawaiiBizKids.com )
Jared is currently a Brown Belt and hopes to share his passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with others. Through his short journey he’s learned that many concepts of BJJ translate directly to life off the mats. Timing, technique, leverage, and most importantly Patience! Concepts that can definitely benefit everyone in daily life!
Cyndia was born and raised in Southern California; and as a teen, lived part-time in Hawaii. She permanently moved to Oahu and began an adventurous 10 years racing sailboats professionally and cycling. She has a Bachelor’s in Photography and is now a professional sports and fine arts photographer. In early 2017, Cyndia started her training with Impact Kahala Jiu-Jitsu; and in the summer of 2018, she became an instructor’s assistant than Kid’s Instructor. Professor Daynin Dashefsky promoted her to purple belt in February of 2020. Joining the team has helped her recover strength and flexibility. She is passionate about sharing her experience with others and is a true believer that Jiu-Jitsu empowers the mind, body and sp
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Shoni was born and raised on the Big Island where she grew up raising cattle, horses, and other animals on the ranch lands of Waimea. She has worked many years as a nurse aid and moved to Honolulu to further her education and earn a bachelor's degree in Psychology. She joined Kahala Jiu Jitsu back in January 2017 and is the newest Kids Instructor to join the team. Jiu Jitsu teaches Shoni everyday how to remain calm and make difficult decisions under extreme pressure. She enjoys teaching more than anything and the best part of being part of the team is witnessing our students growth in confidence and knowledge.
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