Senpai Loll James I first got involved in karate in 1977, when I was 6 years old. My father converted our double garage into a Dojo, equipped with carpets, mirrors and kick bags. In about 1979 I joined Steve Arneils junior karate club in Rayners Park. During the next 8 years I trained at clubs run by: Albert Burton Dicky Dowler Bernard Creton Bob White Between 1991 -2012 I trained with my father Shihan Norman James, often visited the classes he taught. In 2014 I joined Shihan Alan Cleary and Shihan Tom Smith at the IKKU. In 2017 I achieved my 1st Dan (Shodan)