When did you start Aikido and why?
I started Aikido about 1982. Why because i was fascinated by Martial Arts as there were not many clubs about it had a bit of mystery about it.
What are some of your main memories in Aikido?
My memories are of the good friends I have made over the years I have trained and the good times i have had trying to learn Aikido.
What are your personal goals in Aikido?
I was born with no short term memory. So for me it’s about being the best I can be and just keep training.
Why do you think Iwama Aikido is so unique?
I think it is unique because you have to find a Martial Art that suits you and Iwama Aikido suits me.
What can Aikido offer people, in your opinion?
Confidence, self esteem, fitness and a challenge.
How long have you been training?
About 38 years.
Where have you travelled?
I have never been abroad but I have been very lucky with the quality of the teachers i have trained with in this country, and with the world class teachers that have come to this country to teach courses.