I have been training in Karate for many years, first started training at an early age of six.
At this time I started Shotokan Karate with the Karate Union of Wales, whose Chief Instructor is Sensei Mike O’Brien.
I attained my 1st Dan Black Belt at the age of 9, then my 2nd Dan, 7 years later and in 2002 I attained my 3rd Dan. I then attained my 4th Dan in December 2011 with Sensei Bo Channon under the WKC.
I joined the WSKO in May 2015 and was a Referee in the Welsh Open Championship.
I have won many Championships he is 5 Time Welsh Champion, K.B.I. International, North Wales Open Champion, and 2 time WKA Champion. Since the age of 23 I have represented Wales fighting for the WKGB Welsh Team in the Paris Open and the Dutch Open.
1988- Attained the level of 1st Dan
1995 - Attained the level of 2nd Dan
2000 - Attained the level of 3rd Dan
2011 - Attained the level of 4th Dan
2002 - Qualified as NVQ Level II
2008 - Qualified as Judge ‘A’ with the Welsh Karate Federation
2016 - Qualified as Referee ‘B’ with the Welsh Karate Governing Body
2017 - Qualified as Referee ‘A’ with the Welsh Karate Governing Body
Competition History :
1986 - Started competition , winning many local competitions
1986 - KUW Welsh Open Champion
1987 - KBI International National Champion
1993 - KUW Champion
1996 - BEEB Champion
1988 - KUW Welsh Shield Champion
2002 - WKA National Champion
2003 - Maesteg Champion
2004 - Vale Champion
2005 - Vale Champion
2007 - Welsh National Champion
2008 - Welsh Open Champion
2008 - North Wales Open Champion
2009 - Welsh National Champion
2010 - Welsh Team Champion
2011 - Retired from Competition Due to Injury