Grand Master Paul Bowman 9th Dan
Paul Bowman has been training in the Martial Arts for 54 years.
He began his training in 1964 under Sensei Harada where he
trained in the Art of Shotokai. In 1973 he started his Shotokan
training under Sensei Enoeda and Sensei Kanazawa. In 1987 he
went to Japan and graded for 5th Dan (JKA) under Sensei Yaguchi
(7th Dan) and Sensei Ueki (7th Dan). He then returned to England
were he founded the Zendoryu Karate Association in 1987. In
1992 he returned to Japan and became a 6th Dan under Sensei
Osaka (8th Dan) and Sensei Tabata (7th Dan).
always thought there was something amiss. This was until
he began training under Professor George Dillman (10th Dan) Kyusho
Jitsu in 1989. Everything began to fall into place. The secrets
of the pressure points imbedded in the katas (forms) were
finally revealed to him. This
completely changed his way of thinking and training.
Paul Bowman is now an official Dillman Karate International
representative for Europe.
are other great influences in his life. One of these is Professor
Wally Jay (founder of Small Circle Jujitsu); and another is
Professor Remy Presas (founder of Modern Arnis), who together
with Professor George Dillman are collectively known as the "Big
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have to thank all of my instructors for getting me to where I
am now, I am eternally grateful".