“I am a father and a grandfather. I have been working in security as a bodyguard and as a member of many security teams in government museums and nightclubs.
“I have been training in the Martial Arts for 37 years, and the English Martial Arts for 31 years. I have been recently promoted to Ancient Maister.
“I also have Dan grades in Jodo, Iaidō and a black sash in Hap Kune Do, and I have been boxing for 26 years.
“I am a practitioner of the Broken Back Seax and have spent many years resurrecting the techniques and style of this ancient weapon.
“I have been in a number of television episodes and documentaries, and currently teach English Martial Arts at Elstree. I teach weapons such as Sword single, quarterstaff, sword and dagger, sword and buckler, cudgel, bill hook, threshals, Seax, dagger, and bare fist as well as self defence.
“I've had a beard since September 2016.
“I love Thriller and Action films, read a lot and listen to a lot of talking books, and listen to old style swing and rockabilly music.”