This is a gentle form of Japanese Physical Therapy useful in the treatment of various conditions, including, but not limited to Back Pain, Joint Pain, Arthritis, Sports Injuries, Headaches,Migraines, Fibromyalgia, and Digestive Problems.
(or Bujinkan Ninpo Budo Taijutsu, as it is often known). This is a system of traditional Japanese Martial Arts that demands deep body awareness and is characterized by fluid relaxed movement. The current Head of the system is Dr Masaaki Hatsumi, who is also the current Master of Amatsu Therapy in Japan.
This is a system of Martial Arts and Contemplation training devised by Master Peter Ralston, based on his 50 years experience of Internal (relaxed, fluid) Martial Arts, and profound study of Zen. It includes a form of Tai Chi which is a variant on Yang Style.
Wu Tai Chi
This is a style of Tai Chi taught to me by Sifu Sam Lee. It’s movements are fluid and expansive,enabling greater flexibility, improved posture, and more integrative coordinated movement.
this is a system of gentle breathing and stretching exercises taught to me by Sifu Sam Lee, which again lead to improvement in posture, movement, flexibility, and energy.
The more dynamic Martial styles I teach may be used for self defense, simply to keep fit, or indeed to increase postural and movement awareness.
- Masters of Arts Degree in Psychoanalytic Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University, 1997 - 1999.
- Practitioner License in Amatsu Medicine, Amatsu School of Ireland, 2000 - 2002. Master of the four disciplines of amatsu: Anma jitsu - massage. Seitai jitsu - joint realignment. Shinden jitsu - organ massage. Kenku jitsu - cranial work.
- Ninjitsu Instructor, Bujinkan School of Martial Arts, 1994 - Present. Holds the rank of Shidoshi and also 8th dan black belt in Bujinkan Ninpo Budo Taijitsu.
- Wu Tai Chi Instructor, Wu Tai Chi School of Ireland, 2003 - Present.
- Cheng Hsin Trainer, Cheng Hsin School of Martial Arts and Ontology, 2006 - Present. Degree 1 of cheng hsin Trainer rank
- Amatsu Therapist, 2004 - Present. This is a gentle form of Japanese Physical Therapy useful in the treatment of various conditions, including, but not limited to Back Pain, Joint Pain, Arthritis, Sports Injuries, Headaches,Migraines, Fibromyalgia, and Digestive Problems.
- Martial Arts Instructor, 2003 - Present. Teaching Bujinkan Ninjitsu, Wu Tai Chi, Chi Gung and Cheng Hsin.