James has been practicing martial arts for over 20 years with mastery of both eastern and western martial arts and has assisted in high level seminars for Black Belt Continuing Education (PAMAI) as well as FBI and local Law Enforcement. He has been formally teaching ages 3 – 90 for 17 years.
- He is an assistant instructor in Lautosk Glima
- Novice instructor rank Yang Style Tai Chi .
- Godan (5th degree black belt) in Shintoyoshinkai Jujutsu
- Nidan (2nd degree black belt) in Shuri Ryu Karatedo
- Titled Kuhon in Modern Arnis
- Leads the War Strong study group for the Hurstwic Viking Combat System.
- Member of Cateraen Society for Highland Broadsword
- Deputy Commissioner and unofficial War Chief of Clan Gunn Society North American.
- Certified Level 1 Archery Instructor
- NCCA Certified personal trainer with advanced nutrition certification
- KT Tape Application Certification
We are currently Partnered with the wonderful folks of Cypress Pillar Healing Arts and running classes out of their incredible healing center at 1940 Northgate Blvd B2 Sarasota, FL 34234