ABOUT THE DOJO
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.
Sensei Lucas Trottier teaches both the Tai Chi Chuan and Karate classes. His main studies are Shorinji Ryu Karate Do, Tai Chi Chuan, Kobudo and Daito Ryu Aiki-Jujutsu. He has also studied Goju Ryu Karate, boxing/kickboxing, meditation and Yoga, as well as being a student of Kashima Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu and Isshinho Traditional Japanese Medicine.Sensei Trottier trains regularly with his teacher Sensei Douglas Mortley.
Sensei Mortley has been training in Martial Arts for over 50 years. He was a student of the famous Sensei Richard Kim and received both his Yo-Dan rank and certificate of proficiency (teaching license) in Daito Ryu Aiki-KobuJutsu from Sensei Kim. Sensei Mortley offers monthly grading/seminar events on Karate, Aiki-Jujutsu, Kobudo and Tai Chi Chuan on Vancouver Island.
"The Martial Arts are the movements of life done to their maximum potentials."