GTJ Martial Arts Founder and Chief Instructor is
Professor Paul Lane. MDipFTST
Paul's experience lies within 25 years instructing within the leisure and fitness industry. Has over 25 years of varied martial arts experience.
Some Of His Qualifications Include,
Taiho Jutsu 6th Dan
Kickboxing 1st Dan
Professor of Martial Arts Studies
British Taiho Jutsu Association Coach
British Aikido Association Coach
Master Diploma In Fitness Training & Sports Therapy.
Kick Aerobics Instructor
During his teenage years after a few close scrapes and street fights he joined the Freestylers / Trojan Thai Boxing gym in Wolverhampton. There he trained with some of the worlds top Thai boxers and learned, by the way of some bloody noses and bruises how to fight and more importantly, when not to!
In the mid 90's he studied the Advanced Teaching Cert in Personal Safety & Conflict Resolution with the British Self Defence Governing Body. Around the same time he met Sensei Phil Collins , who was a PTI for West Midlands Police. Paul then turned his hand to Taiho Jutsu.
He now has over 25 years experience in Martial arts and has been teaching and coaching for over 15 years.
Other instructors and coaches include,
Toby Robins 1st Dan Taiho Jutsu - Adult & Junior Sessions
Ian Lockton 2nd Dan Taiho Jutsu - Adult & Junior Sessions
Steve Vickers 1st Dan Taiho Jutsu - Adult & Junior Sessions
Andrew Brown 1st Dan Taiho Jutsu - Junior Sessions
Bally Kang. 2nd Kyu Taiho Jutsu - Junior Sessions