At my karate club people call me Sensei, and my friends just call me Richard.


Mayors Open Martial Arts Expo, March 12, 2022

Mayors Open Martial Arts Expo is a wonderful project that has been rewarding to organize.

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Podcast Season 3!

Season 3 of the podcast has been start and stop a few times, but the new plan is in place to get it started again. Stay tuned!


Victoria Library selects Sonny Leads for their Emerging Local Author collection!

Huge thank you to the Greater Victoria Public Library for selecting Sonny Leads for their Emerging Local Author collection!

Books update

Four projects, with one completed, two 95% done and one in development.

1. Sonny Leads, Volume One, English manga comic about training in Japan for the first time.

Copies can be purchased directly from me.

2. Sonny Leads, the full Japan karate story!

All 3 volumes are being put together and expanded as one full novelized story, being prepared for digital download or print-on-demand.

3. The Globalization of Karate, my Tokyo graduate school thesis expanded into book format.

4. Developing a screenplay based on a famous non-fiction author.