I’m a Romanian-Canadian with over 10 years karate experience in both countries. I participated in several competitions and really enjoyed them, so now I started my journey as a judge. I like to share my experience in practicing karate mostly by showing and doing, so you won’t hear me talking too much.
I think that karate is a way of life, a way of understanding yourself better, a way of getting more confident, balanced, coordinated, and flexible in body, mind and spirit. When it’s done properly and constantly, karate helps people in all aspects of their lives and I saw many good changes in so many people along the way.
I moved to Canada with my family in 2010 and we feel blessed to live in such a great country. My wife, Claudia, is a passionate and talented photographer, my eldest son, David, loves gymnastics and enjoys playing guitar, and my youngest son, Lucas, enjoys pretty much everything (he’s a wonderful 2 yo kid).
I really like tea, reading, hiking, biking and I just discovered my passion for woodworking (my family is excited, and I hope they’ll still be after I take up the whole garage for my projects and tools and materials and…)"
"During my 30 years of training I have explored other disciplines and organizations but my love and passion lies with Shotokan Karate"Read More
"My diverse experiences training in other Shotokan associations have honed my skill-set to pass along my knowledge to our students."Read More
"I am passionate about my karate and get a great sense of satisfaction at watching the growth of the students throughout their training."Read More
"I’m proud of how far so many of our long standing students have come, exceeding not only our expectations but, more importantly, their own."Read More