Chris commenced training under the instruction of Myriam Raymond Sensei in 2012.
He has been an active member of the dojo and national Kokikai community having worked with Myriam to establish and teach the children’s classes, performing duties as an assistant instructor and undertaking the role of Treasurer in the national association.
Chris has some experience in other styles of martial arts and has a passion for working with women and young people to ensure they can confidently deploy self-defence strategies should the need arise. Outside of Kokikai he enjoys his arts practice, bass guitar and spending time with his young family.
Since joining Kokikai Chris has attended annual instruction in Sydney under Shuji Maruyama Sensei who awarded him the rank of Shodan in 2017.