About our teacher

Mark has been training and teaching in martial arts for over 40 years, in Europe, USA and Japan. He has had the honour of training with the most recognised senior practitioners in their martial arts focusing on various styles in mainly Ju Jitsu and Aikido, and also Karate & Judo.

Mark is certificated in Ju Jitsu at 4th dan and ranked as Renshi (Master Teacher).

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Outside of Martial Arts Mark is a keen chess player and teacher, and has coached juniors at country and national level in the UK. He has held senior international business management roles with some of the largest global firms.

Mark is a qualified business mentor and has worked with UK firms in the get mentoring initiative and Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, donating time in supporting new start up businesses.

Mark is also a Fellow of the IOEE (Institute of Executives and entrepreneurs).

We hope to see you at one of our classes soon.


We are proud to be part of the Shinpi Izumi Dojo family. http://www.shinpiizumidojo.co.uk/