Joined Budokan in Durban in 1971.

Trained under Ray Ryan and Vic Sykes.

Whilst at University trained with John Reece 3rd Dan Kodokwai

In 1976 he continued training with Vic Sykes.

Won the South African Karate Association All Styles Kumite Championships brown belt division in 1978..

In 1977 graded to Shodan by Ray Ryan and Derrick Wridgway,

In November 1980 moved to Matubatuba an opened own dojo affiliated to Budokan, transferred to Darnall and opened a dojo there as well, also affiliated to Budokan.

On 8th October 1983 was graded to Nidan.and was graded to Sandan in 1989.

During his career, Peter also trained under Sensei Keinosuke Enoeda, Sensei Yashitatsu Fukawa (Kendo) and Sensei Hasui Sasaki (Kendo).

Joined Budokan in the UK in March 2014 On 12th December 2015 Peter was graded to Godan and received the title of Renshi.


Educated at University of N Durban, South Africa where he completed a Bachelor of Lower Law degree.

Admitted as an Advocate in the High Court of South Africa in 2002 and am a member of the Society of Advocates in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

In 2004, completed a Masters degree in Maritime Law, specialising in maritime contracts, maritime incidents of navigation, insurance and maritime transport economics.

In October

2008, admitted as a Barrister in the United Kingdom and practice as such as a member of Kings Bench Chambers, where I was called to the Bar as a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.