All our training should be devoted toward making you a stronger person, inside & out, for your family & your community. Always working toward growing and reaching the next level, in everything you do.

 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



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