The Vancouver Dojo has collaborated with numerous individuals and organizations over the years. Here are links to some friends of the Vancouver Dojo with whom Lucas Sensei has had the opportunity to collaborate.

Shaolin Tzu Martial Arts Dojo

Richard Mark Sensei is the Western Canada Representative of the Dai-Nippon Butoku-kai, International Division and is the highest ranked official in the system of Shorinji Ryu in Canada. Mark Sensei is the head instructor at the Shaolin-Tzu Martial Arts Academy in Victoria, BC.

Lucas Sensei studies Karate, Kobudo, and Tai Chi Chuan with Mark Sensei.


Calvin Crichton, Dr. TCM, M.Div

Dr. Crichton is highly-skilled and credentialed practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at Qi Integrative Health in Vancouver, BC and is an instructor of TCM at Tzu Chi International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

In addition to TCM, Dr. Crichton is an expert martial artist in the Daito Ryu tradition. Lucas Sensei has been studying both medicine and martial arts with Dr. Crichton for almost ten years.


Pear Tree Education

PearTree Education is a private, progressive education centre for kids aged 5-14 years. Lucas Sensei has been teaching self defence and martial arts skills for the students at PearTree for over five years.


Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a Ming Dynasty-style garden located in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown. The garden opened in time for Expo ’86 and has been one of Vancouver’s top tourist attractions since.

Lucas Sensei leads Tai Chi Chuan workshops at the Garden on a semi-regular basis.