Master Dan Hinman

Master Dan Hinman

5th Dan Master Black Belt

Master Hinman has been training with Master Sawyer and in martial arts for the past 24 years. Aside from teaching at SMA he is active in tournaments and the martial arts community. Master Hinman teaches in both kids and adult classes, as well as running the open sparring classes.

Rank Information

Black Belt Number: 1100
5th Dan Master Belt: 09/22/2017
4th Dan Master Belt: 10/07/2011
3rd Dan Black Belt: 11/30/2007
2nd Dan Black Belt: 09/02/2002
1st Dan Black Belt: 04/14/2000
Apprentice Black Belt: 6/30/1998

Specialties: Master Hinman's specialties are Sparring, Kicking, and Self Defense.

Awards: Master Hinman has won numerous grand championships and first places at tournaments. He was ranked 3rd in New England for Men's Fighting in 2015. Master Hinman has competed in both the US, as well as, Europe. Master Hinman was also served as head coach for Team Ironik which did exceptionally well on the New England tournament circuit.

Interests: Outside of class, you will find Master Hinman building websites, working on his car or home, brewing beer, or grilling all year round.