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BIOGRAPHY

CHAIRMAN

Mike Farmer

 

 

Born in 1949, Shihan Mike began martial arts training in Tae Kwon Do and achieved the rank of 4th Dan. He has spent over 35 years training & teaching in various styles, Kyokoshinkai under Greg Wallace, Ishinryu, Shotokan and Koodokan, and is a 5th Dan in Kyusho Jitsu, 6th Dan in Karate and 7th Dan Self Defence. Having gained a wide knowledge of martial arts skills, he formed Koryoku Karate Association over ten years ago and now has over five hundred students. Mike was given the World Kenpo Martial Arts Federation Instructor of the Year award and was inducted into the Eastern United States of America Black Belt Hall of Fame. He works  closely with leading martial arts exponents to maintain high standards and share ideas, respecting their experience and knowledge at all times. Mike trained with Kyusho Jitsu International under Evan Pantazi 7th level Instructor U.S.A. Kyusho Jitsu pressure point techniques are incorporated into Mike's self-defence methods.  He was appointed the Vice President Europe of The World Self - Defence Association in June 2009 and was awarded 8th Degree Black Belt in Self Defence. Mike works closely with George Dillman who is the foremost Kyusho Jitsu Instructor in the world today.

John Tuvey

 

Born in 1949, Sensei John began his martial arts training in Sankukai Karate and achieved the rank of 1st Dan. He studied martial arts in a variety of styles and then spent 10 years training in Jiu-jutsu under Terry Parker. Since its' conception he has been the highest ranking senior instructor with Koryoku holding the rank of 5th Dan Karate and ranks 1st Dan in Jui-jutsu. He has also trained with Kyusho Jitsu International under Evan Pantazi 7th level Instructor U.S.A. John holds the rank of 6th Dan in Ryukyu Kempo pressure point techniques. He instructs regularly at all the classes held in the evenings in karate and the self-defence techniques which he has incorporated into his unique style. John is a most respected exponent of pressure point use.

David Kirillov

 

David started training in Systema in St. Petersburg with his father and then went to Moscow to train with Valentin Tolanov. He is the Chief Instructor of Systema London, a SEEMAF 5th Dan in Self Defence and was appointed to the Executive Board in 2014.

 

 

 

Darren Le Fevre

 

Darren is the UK Chief Instructor of Haganah Israeli FIGHT System, a SEEMAF 5th Dan in Self Defence and was appointed to the Executive Board in 2014. Darren has 30 years martial arts training, holding Black Belts in various styles. During the 80s and 90s he worked extensively in the VIP Close Protection industry both in the UK and Europe. In 2012 Darren became a foundation coach in FRACT (flinch response and combat techniques) under its' founder Guy Bloom.

 

 

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