Sensei Mead established the RKAGB after studying in Japan under the late Grandmaster Motokatsu Inoue. Possessing 7th Dan Shihan in Karate and Kobujutsu, he provides tuition in both Ryukyu Kobujutsu and Yui Shin Kai Karate.

Sensei Mead's experience makes him uniquely qualified and he has provided instruction to students from all over the world, continuing the teachings handed down to him by Motokatsu Inoue.

The Association continues to grow under his guidance, promoting the traditional approach and understanding so important with authentic systems.

Compiled from various magazine articles and illustrated with numerous photographs, these pages explain Sensei Mead's background and his 30 year long career in martial arts, providing a valuable insight into the training and development path that he has followed.