Raised in the Redwood forests of California. Educated at the College of San Mateo, and later at the University of California at
60+ years in the Marital Arts. 7th Dan black belt Tae Kwon Do, 3rd Dan black belt Shotokan Karate, 2nd Dan black belts in Hapkido and Shaolin Kenpo Karate.
35 years working in Silicon Valley as a Design Engineer. Retired in
2006 and moved to Colorado.