He started his karate training in karate in 1963, becoming an
active and founding member of the Karate Union of Great Britain
under Enoeda sensei, where he stayed for 22 years.
During his 47
+ years in karate, he has trained with some of the most senior Japanese
instructors in the world and holds grades from the
instructor he has produced World, European and National Champions with
some of his students as members of the KUGB squad. He is renowned both
at home and abroad as an instructor’s instructor with an indepth
understanding of all aspects of Shotokan but especially kata bunkai.
is the JSKI Technical Director and is a founding member and fellow of
the International Shotokan‐ryu Karate‐do Shihankai (ISKS). He holds a
Shogo (title) Kyoshi, for his efforts and input in the style of Shotokan
karate and is a member of the ISKS Executive Council and holds the
office of ISKS Technical Director.