Club Instructor Profile

Training History

1991-1995 Trained Shito-Ryu Karate in Madrid, Spain, under Sensei Arturo Mengotti.

1996 -1999 Continued training Shito-Ryu under Mengotti’s Senior student, Rafael Fernandez-Aller.

1999 – 2002 Continued training Shito-Ryu Karate under Sensei, Juan Manauel Perez Alcalde, Spain’s national coach and gold medallist in Granada 1992 World Championship.

2003 – Moved to Oxford, England, and started training Goju-Ryu under Shihan Paul Coleman, at the Oxford Karate Academy.

2004 – Graded to Shodan (1st Dan) in JKF Goju Kai under Shian Paul Coleman & Leo Lipinski in Oxford at the annual JKF Goju Kai Master Seminar held in Oxford.

2005 – Briefly trained in Aikido under Sensei Peter Megann at the Oxford Aikikai.

2008 – Briefly trained in Aikido under Spelthorne Aikido Club under Sensei Neil Mould, 4th Dan  fukushidoin (instructor) within the UKA.

2009 – Present Returned to Goju-Ryu Karate training under Shihan Paul Coleman, at the Oxford Karate Academy.

June 2011 – Attended JKF Goju Kai Masters Seminar in London under Shihan Leo Lipinski and Paul Coleman. Graded to nidan (2nd Dan) in Seiwa-Kai.

July 2011 – Joined the Nationals Association of Karate and Martial Arts.

August 2011 – Officially establish the Surrey Karate Academy in Chertsey, Surrey.

October 2011- Competed in TKF Karate heavy weight kumite reaching semifinals.

November 2011 – Returned training Aikido under Sensei Neil Mould.

Continues training with Shihan Paul Coleman and regularly assist to weekend workshops with Leo Lipinski.


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Recognised Senior Instructor and Grading Examiner by NAKMAS.

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