Began training in karate in 1973.
Presently holds the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt.
Received his Shodan Rank in 1985
Directed numerous Thunder Bay Karate Tournaments.
Received his Nidan Rank in 1989
Received his Sandan Rank in 1992
Received his Yondan Rank in 1995
Past President of the Board of Directors of the Thunder Bay Karate
Received his Godan Rank in 2001
Gold Medal Winner at the Tsuruoka National Karate Tournament in Calgary
Chief Technical Instructor of the Thunder Bay Karate School.
Received his Rokudan Rank in 2005.
Practices the Japanese Sword Art of Iaido.
Practices the stick art of Jodo.