Master Teacher / Sayagyi Daniel Carroll –

Founder – One World Martial Arts Federation, Owner – One World Karate

11406436_10153315484162459_4945859456692956130_oDaniel Carroll is a former Special Education teacher and has been teaching martial arts since 1994. After 7 years of teaching and working closely with special needs children ages 11- 18, he developed a Martial arts program utilizing some of the most forward thinking in Physical and Occupational Therapy.

Daniel began studying the Burmese art of Bando in 1980 at the age of eight. He currently holds a 6th level black belt with the ITBA, and is a 4 time National Champion of the American Bando Association.

Along with his continued teaching and training in Thaing/Lethwei – (Burmese Boxing/Kickboxing), Bando Empty Hand Self-defense & Animal Systems Forms, Banshay (Weaponed Hand) skills, and the Naban grappling systems, Dan has helped train students from around the globe, most recently in Grenoble, France in 2016.  Besides his training in Thaing/Bando, he also has training and teaching experience in Jiu- Jit-su, Tai Chi, and Tae Kwon Do. In addition to his years of training with Grandmaster Jon Collins, he has been fortunate to have met and trained with many Master Teachers.

Saya with his autistic sister and special needs brother.

Saya with his autistic sister and special needs brother.

Dan is a former Special Education teacher for High school and Middle school students. His passion for working with students of varied abilities stems from a rich, rewarding life spent with his family. Dan is intimately aware of the need for, and the power of positive outlets and mentoring for the social, emotional, and physical growth of individuals; especially those with special needs. Saya Dan has two special needs siblings and has long believed that Martial Arts offer a fantastic platform for individuals like his sister and brother. Dan’s younger brother and older sister humble him with respect for their success in life.

Sayagyi Carroll opened his school, One World Karate, in May 2012, in Austin, Texas, with the express goal of bringing the benefits of Martial Arts training to all. He teaches programs utilizing the Theories, Principles, and Philosophies of Thaing/Bando as the base of a true Academy style of Martial Arts instruction. His school also utilizes the most modern and contemporary educational concepts developed for working with students of varied abilities.  In addition to his classes, and at the urging of his wife, Elizabeth, he has founded a non-profit organization to provide educational materials and training to schools that wish to offer martial arts instruction to students of varied abilities.

Besides teaching and training in the martial arts. Saya Dan’s life revolves around his wife and traveling around the world via sailboat.

He teaches seminars worldwide focused on both the Hanthawaddy system of Myanmar Thiang, and creating inclusive and adapted sports programs worldwide through his non-profit organization, One World Martial Arts Federation and Texas Aaptive Sports and Recreation.




Saya Myles E. Lund /  Head Instructor

Saya Myles has been training in martial arts for many years now, most of which have been learning Bando with Sayagyi Dan at One World Karate, and the others were spent studying Shotokan in Minnesota. He moved from Minnesota when he was twenty and is currently The head instructor of One World Karate .

He found One World Karate a good fit because he has Asperger’s Syndrome. He first developed an interest in martial arts during his high school years, because he wanted to have a physical outlet where he would be able to hone a respectable physical skill while simultaneously advancing his mental aptitude through study.

He earned his 1st level Blackbelt on November 4, 2017.

He earned his Second Level Blackbelt in June 2022.

He decided to start teaching at One World Karate to qualify for the more advanced belts, but found that he enjoyed teaching. Now his goal is to run the school as a career. He has continued teaching in order to improve on his basics while helping to impart them to newer martial artists. He hopes to be able to not only improve his technique, but help others with theirs as well.

Saya Myles is certified to teach students of all abilities through Texas Adaptive Sports and Recreation certification program.


Saya Dylan Warren / Assistant Instructor

Saya Zane Farrow / Assistant Instructor

Sayama Jenna Lasby / Assitant Instructor

Saya Drew Deckard / Assistant Instructor

Saya Anuj Patel / Junior Assistant Instructor