Mark has had over 40 years of experience training and teaching Martial arts, He reached 2nd dan in Tae Kwon Do and was a fully qualified referee. After many years of competition sparring, destruction and Patterns, Mark found his knee joints were screaming at him “NO MORE” due to the pain Mark stopped martial arts training and sought treatment.
Through alternative treatment and therapy Mark was advised to go back to training but to find something less adverse to joint wear and tear. After much research and looking Mark found the Choi Kwang Do School in Weeke, Winchester in 2004.
Even after a few classes Mark found that his knee problems were much less severe and he has been training in Choi Kwang do ever since. Mark took over as Winchester CKD School owner in 2010 and Southampton CKD school owner in 2022.