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.  

Trottier Sensei's main studies are Shorinji Ryu Karate Do, Old Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Okinawan/Japanese Kobudo and Daito Ryu Aiki-Jujutsu. He has also studied Goju Ryu Karate, boxing/kickboxing, meditation and Yoga. Trottier Sensei is also student of Kashima Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu and Isshinho Traditional Japanese Medicine. Trottier 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/