My Martial Art Way and background:
• 1977 I start training Judo, in club called, Judo No Tomodashi Salo (green belt)
• 1983 I start training Jujutsu in club Salon Budoseura ry.
• 2002 with Kimmo Nurkse and Heikki Keskinen I fouded own martial art club called Salon Zanshinkan ry. We are training and teaching jujutsu and karate.
• 2012 I graduated my 1st dan Black Belt on Hokutoryu Ju-Jutsu to Auvo Niiniketo 9th dan.
• 2012 I start Defendo training underneath K. Nurkse on our own club in Salo Finland
• 2015 Defendo blue level 1 instructor
• 2016 Defendo Hard Target instructor
• 2017 Defendo Combat Tech instructor
• 2017 Defendo Blue level 2 instructor
• 2017 I graduated my 2nd dan Black Belt on Hokutoryu Ju-Jutsu to Soke Auvo Niiniketo 10th dan.
• 2018 Defendo S.T.A.R. instructor
• 2018 Start to teach Defendo on Turku Combat Arena in Finland
• 2019 Defendo RED. I graduated my 1st level Black Belt on Jyrki Saario Defendo
Since 1977 on the tatami, and still there!!!