Richard started at Sizewell Karate Club in Leiston Suffolk nearly 20 years ago.
Still at Sizewell he is now one of three club instructors.
Over the years He has been privileged to train with some great instructors Sensei Phil Shire, Sensei Martin Reynolds, the late Sensei Paul Perry,Sensei Barry Shearer and the Great Sensei Hirokazu Kanazawa.
Richard has visited and trained with various clubs around England and Scotland over the years; the different interpretation of shotokan around the country has given Richard a varied and deep understanding of different ways to interpret the same style. He is a committed and dedicated teacher, energetic and imaginative, with a particular interest in freestyle and kumite.