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.

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.

Mortley Sensei has been training in Martial Arts for over 50 years. He was a student of the famous Richard Kim Sensei 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.