Below is a list of some of the

 people that 

have touched my life along the


 encouraged me and inspired me.


My dear mother, taken from me by Covid-19 on 7th

 January 2021, the saddest day of my life.

 Love and miss you so very much mum, 

more than I can say.

 Ti amo madre.


Graham Hall

Roger Thia Jones

Mike Knight

Dave Jarvest

Brian Jarvest

Jon Alexanda

Alan Brooks - Boxing

Paul Ambrose, "Bront" as we all know and love him as!

 he always supported me, encouraged, advised  and

 coached me, especially during the formative years of

 my martial arts development. 

Chris Bland - Deceased, he taught me how to train

 with humility.

Mick Clark, gave me so much.

Ian Morrison - the person that taught me the "WAY",

 and the person that I owe much of my knowledge to.

Ro Wook San, Korean Special Forces Korean Tiger -

 Korea 1986

Ron Wilcox, the perfect example of a true gentleman 

and Martial Artist.

Stuart Hoade - An awesome competition fighter!!

Chris Sawyer

Lindsay Lawrence

Bernard Creton - Truely inspirational!

Steve Arniel

Phil Bones

Barry Bergen - A perfect gentleman and ambassador

 to the Martial Arts. Deceased Feb 2014 and sadly


Mick Davies - Judo

Leon Clemence - Jujitsu

Paul Evans - CQB

Bill Frost

Joe Ellis - showed me a different way!

Peter Manning , such technical knowledge and


 Grandmaster Pyo Rak San WTF 8th Dan - Awesome!

Paul Timms, ex student, who through his own

 relentless efforts, has become someone that I can

 turn to for guidance and edification.

Pete Saunders, a true martial artist and gentleman,

 one of the few people that shares the passion that I

 have, and that understands why I do what I do. A

 very much valued and dear friend.

Donna, right there by my side, encouraging me,

 believing in me, and supporting me in all that I do. I

 love you.

And to all the people I have fought and beaten, fought

 and been beaten by, trained with, taught and been

 taught by, young and old, you have all helped me

 continue to grow with contrast in my life and helped

 me to enjoy the promise and fulfilment of the Martial

 Arts. Osu!