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.
1st Dan awarded by Enoeda, 9th Dan/ Stephen Chan, 10th Dan. 2nd Dan awarded by Ueki, 10th Dan. 3rd dan awarded by Yahara, 10th dan & Malcolm Dorfman, 9th Dan. 4th dan awarded by Kawasoe, 8th dan.
Michael is currently a 'D Class' JKA Instructor, Examiner and Judge. 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).