Yoshinkan 5th dan certified Instructor who has been training for over 27 years. Originally from Ontario, Canada. Moved to Japan in 2004. Trained at the Yoshinkan Honbu Dojo for 2 years before becoming fulltime uchideshi for 9 years at Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu (Ando Tsuneo Shihan). Now heads his own Ryu affiliated group " Meiryukan".