Styles: Jiushin Ryu Jujutsu (Jiu-
Titles: Renshi Jujutsu, Shihan Jujutsu, Renshi Iaido -
Ranks: Rokudan (6th degree black belt) Jujutsu, Yondan Iaido -
Trained with: Hiroyuki Tesshin Hamada Hanshi -
Performed (trained, demonstrated or taught) on several occasions in: Kyoto Japan (Butoku Den, Seiryu Den of Shorenin, Budo Centre), Virginia USA, Manchester England, Essex England, Brussels Belgium, Clermont-
Official Representatives: Dai Nippon Butoku Kai, Kyoto, Japan.
Head Instructors and Directors: Jiushin Kan Malta.
Introducers in Malta of: Iaido (Iaijutsu) sword art, and their own authentic Jujutsu school of thought; Jiushin Ryu -
Quick Facts: Started training at the ages of 4 and 5 years at a local club. Started teaching at the ages of 12 and 13 years. Got their first private Dojo at the ages of 13 and 14 years. Opened their official Dojo, the Jiushin Kan at the ages of 16 and 17 years. Mostly always trained with bigger and heavier people than them. The first and only Martial Artists in the Maltese islands who have trained in authentic Koryu.
Other notable Ryu-
Notable names demonstrated in front of: Her Imperial Highness Princess Akiko of Mikasa. His Royal Highness Prince Higashi Fushimi Jigo, Chief Abbot of Shorenin Temple (one of the five monzeki imperial temples), brother to late Empress Kotaigo of Emperor Hirohito of Japan, uncle to Emperor Akihito. Higashifushimi Jiko of Shorenin Temple, Cousin to Emperor Akihito of Japan.
Awards: Multiple; Yushu Sho (outstanding excellence award), Dantai Yushu Sho (team outstanding excellence award) and Shorei Sho (commending award) by the DNBK of Japan.
Competitions: (childhood to early teens) Winners of many national and international competitions, most notably at the British Ju-
Coaches: Jiushin Kan Competition Team. Their complete style of Jujutsu (Jiushin Ryu Jujutsu) is based on modern effectiveness, rooted in classical virtues, and has been proven by their students in professional MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) competition.