Michael Harris has been training under the Japan Karate Association (JKA) since 1986, with the most senior Japanese and Western Instructors. He has also travelled and trained across Japan. He is currently a 4th dan JKA, and KWF or JKA International 'D Class' Instructor & 'D Class' Examiner, and 'C Class' Referee. He is a World Medalist (2013), National medalist (2015/2016) and English Veteran Kata Champion (2016). Since 1993 to 2017, Michael managed dynamic conflict and risk situations. Michael has successfully coached and refereed at national level. Michael holds public liability insurance, first aid qualifications and is DBS-vetted (formerly CRB).