Over the years John has held various teaching and
coaching post in both activities.
British Judo Association Area Coach for the whole of
the South of England, which included Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Hampshire
and the Channel islands.
British Aikido Association National Coach for
Tutor for both Judo and Aikido for the Inner London
Education Authority (ILEA), from 1973 until it disbandment in 1986.
During this time John also managed to attend a
branch of the London University to become a qualified teacher in
Craft Design Technology from 1969-72.
Over the years he has travelled to many countries
around the world teaching Aikido and Judo. In October 2002 John
moved to New Zealand and is continuing teaching and spreading the
word of Aikido and Judo and all its benefits and through these
activities the spirit and true meaning of the Kikusui Kai.
In 2006 John was granted Shihan status by the Japan
Aikido Association - Shidokan Division (A Honbu Dojo for Tomiki