Roger began training in Wado Ryu karate in 1974 under the guidance of Sensei Roy Petchey
In 1977 he passed 1st Dan Wado Ryu under Sensei Phil Milner
In 1980 he started training in Shotokan karate and joined the KUGB
In 1984 gained 1st Dan under Sensei Enoeda
In 1987 gained 2nd Dan under Sensei Enoeda
In 1990 gained 3rd Dan under Sensei Enoeda
A founder member of the ESA Roger has also travelled the world training with many famous teachers including training in Japan in 1991 training three times a day for six weeks, a great experience!
Instructor since 1991 and is a fitness coach, pilates teacher, sports therapist and senior yoga teacher. He also competed in many championships around the UK and abroad with substantial success including the ESA Nationals, Individual kata, kumite and team kata