Instructors

Grand Master Shihan Ken Stronach

Grand Master Shihan Ken Stronach

Swindon Dojo

  • Experience: 7th Dan Grand Master Instructor – Tora Kai Karate
    45 years martial arts experience

  • Favourite film: Never ending story

  • Favourite Food: Roast dinner

  • Favourite Car: Old Vw Beetle.

  • Favourite Quote: My goal is not to be better than anyone else… Instead, it’s to be better than I used to be…
    – Dr Wayne W. Dyer

|Sensei Justin Lundy

Sensei Justin Lundy – 4th Dan Tora Kai Karate Instructor (Hombusen)

Swindon Dojo

  • Experience: 4th Dan Tora Kai Karate Instructor 18 years in Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 4 Stripe Blue Belt

  • Favourite Film: They Live

  • Favourite Food: Veg Fajitas

  • Favourite Car: 1970 BMW CSL

  • Favourite Quote: Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid – Albert Einstein or Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face – Mike Tyson

Master Jim Miller

​Master Jim Miller

Poole Dogo

  • Experience: 5th Dan Master Instructor – Tora Kai Combative Aikido
    40+years martial arts experience

  • Favourite Film: Highlander

  • Favourite Food: Steak

  • Favourite Car: 69 Dodge Charger

  • Favourite Quote: Always remember that you are perfectly unique, just like everyone else. – Margaret Mead

Sensei Chris Harvest-Taylor

Sensei Chris Harvest-Taylor- 4th Dan

Swindon Dojo

  • Experience: 4th Dan Tora Kai Karate Instructor Training in Karate schools from the age of 6, achieved Black Belt in Wado Ryu Karate, 2nd Dan in Bushido Karate, 4th Dan Tora Kai Karate
    Teaching Martial Arts and Self Defence since 2001.

  • Favourite Film: Forrest Gump

  • Favourite Food: Pizza

  • Favourite Car: Mk2 VW Golf

  • Favourite Quote: The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. – Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom