Began training exclusively in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu in 1991.
A long-time student of Bill Atkins and Abi Allen.
Recieved Shidoshi license in 2004 after passing the Godan test (test was given by Hatsumi Sensei).
Has 30+ years of Martial Arts and sport coaching experience.
Has traveled to Japan several times to train with Hatsumi Sensei and other Japanese Shihan.
Has attended many Tai Kais and seminars featuring:
Bill Atkins, Abi Allen, Mark O’Brien, Kevin Millis,
Ed Martin, Sveneric Bogsater, Pedro Fleitas, Anton Phipps, Bernard Gregoire, Mike Loonam, Lubos Pokorny, Ben Hollins and Rory Miller.
Is a long-time resident of Okotoks and has been actively involved in the community as a volunteer.