Hanshi - 8th Dan Karate, Kubojitsu Black Belt
- Training with Soke since 1970 at the age of 14.
- Prior training in Judo and Iaido.
- Winner of the 1st IKA World Cup.
- Member of the US team competing in the Individual and Team Kumite at the 1977 World WUKO Cup in Japan
- Won numerous championships throughout the 70's, 80's & 90's
- Profession: Owner & Publisher of Martial Arts MASTERS Magazine