Vancouver Traditional Martial Arts Dojo is devoted to working with all our students to discover their own best potential and achieve their own best results.

Head Instructor Lucas Trottier Sensei.

Lucas Trottier is the head instructor at the Vancouver Traditional Martial Arts Dojo. He regularly teaches classes in Shorinji Ryu Karate, Old Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Okinawan/Japanese Kobudo, Qi Gong, and the principles of Aiki-Jujutsu.

He is also studying continuing his studies with Daito Ryu Aiki-Jujutsu and Isshinho Traditional Japanese Medicine.

Lucas Sensei still trains regularly with his teacher Douglas Mortley Sensei.


Douglas Mortley Sensei is the head of the Kodai Shorinji Ryu Association. he has been training in the martial arts for over 50 years and was a direct student of the famous martial art instructor Richard Kim Sensei. He received his Yodan rank, Certificate of Proficiency in Daito Ryu (teaching license), and permission to teach Old Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan from Kim Sensei. He now teaches at his private Dojo near Crofton BC.

Mortley Sensei continues to offer monthly seminars on Vancouver Island. He also visits the Vancouver Dojo twice a year for a series of seminars and a Karate grading.

For more information and see the Kodai Shorinji Ryu Kata library please click on this link http://traditionalkata.com/