"There are many different paths at the foot of the mountain,
but they all hope to reach the same wonderful summit."
I have been practicing martial arts since 1975 without interruption and I have been teaching since 1990 . My mission is to have every individual experience the many benefits of martial arts. This mission is based on my core belief that the martial arts can profoundly change lives. As a martial artist myself who has been teaching classes since 1990, I have seen this change in thousands of students who discover not only the physical benefits of the martial arts, but more importantly the intangible gifts of respect, discipline, confidence, integrity, and honor.
He is also known as the founder and chief instructor of Tenshindo™ 天神道 with the title SoShihan - Kaiso awarded by 国際武術文化連盟organization based in Japan .
In addition, he has received widespread recognition for his efforts toward reviving traditional and effective martial arts practice, which has had lasting influence on the martial arts community. He is also the author of a number of books on the martial arts. During his martial arts career he obtained: